Friday, August 2, 2013

Daily Headlines: August 2, 2013

* Chile: Some of the 33 workers rescued from the collapse of the San Jose mine in 2010 students are unhappy that prosecutors will not press charges against regulators or the mine's owners.

* Ecuador: The body of recently deceased soccer star Christian Benitez arrived in his native Ecuador this morning several hours before his funeral in Quito.

* Uruguay: Which Latin American country could soon follow Uruguay's lead and legalize the use of marijuana?

* U.S.: Several legislators have reintroduced proposals in both houses of Congress aimed at creating a Smithsonian American Latino Museum in Washington, D.C.

Online Sources - BBC News; The Latin Americanist; ABC News; CBS News; CNN

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