Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Daily Headlines: September 25, 2013

* Puerto Rico: A petition was filed with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights against the U.S. government regarding the health problems of Puerto Ricans residing on the island of Vieques.

* Mexico: Authorities arrested three police officers suspected of involvement in the kidnapping and deaths of twelve Mexico City bar patrons.

* Uruguay: A new 70 megawatt wind farm expected to meet the annual energy demands of approximately 100,000 people will be built in Palomas, Uruguay.

* Bolivia: At least thirteen people are dead as a result of a mudslide in Bolivia’s Yungas region.

Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English

Online Sources- The Australian; UPI; BBC News; Huffington Post; The Latin Americanist

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