Monday, September 16, 2013

Daily Headlines: September 16, 2013

* South America: Public discontent and a summer of protests have contributed to plummeting approval ratings for Peruvian President Ollanta Humala (27%) and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (21%).

* Puerto Rico: Health secretary Francisco Joglar resigned after the controversial deaths of ten people at a public hospital due to a bacterial infection.

* Argentina: “Gaucho priest” Jose Gabriel Brochero was beatified in an open air mass on Saturday that was attended by an estimated 150,000 individuals.

* Mexico: At least tweenty-three people have died as a result of landslides, flooding and heavy rains caused by Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel.

Video Source – YouTube via NTDTV (Video uploaded on August 20, 2013).

Online Sources- NBC News; ABC News; USA TODAY; GlobalPost;

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