Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Daily Headlines: July 30, 2013

* Peru: President Ollanta Humala tried to calm the discontent of recent anti-government protests by claiming that the Peruvian economy will continue to be strong.

* Colombia: The latest round of peace talks between the Colombian government and FARC rebels resumed this week in Cuba while the ELN guerillas could soon release a kidnapped Canadian geologist. 

* Latin America: At least twenty-six people have died so far this year as a result of a dengue outbreak affecting several Latin American countries.

* Puerto Rico: Why are two of the most prominent Congressmen of Puerto Rican background opposed to a bill that could help grant statehood to the island?

Video Source – YouTube via user JewishNewsOne

Online Sources- Reuters; MercoPress; Prensa Latina; Huffington Post; Hispanically Speaking News

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