Monday, October 14, 2013
Daily Headlines: October 14, 2013
* Brazil: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that her government is creating a secure email system “to prevent possible espionage” such as actions allegedly committed by the U.S. and Canada.
* Peru: At least fifty-one people died in the southeastern Cusco region of Peru when a bus plunged off a cliff.
* Venezuela: The seizure of a “U.S.-chartered oil exploration ship” has lead to increased tensions between the neighboring countries of Venezuela and Guyana.
* Colombia: As the latest round of peace talks between the Colombian government and FARC guerillas came to a close, the rebels launched a female-oriented website.
Video Source – YouTube via user CBCTheNational (“Allegations Canada has been spying on Brazil's mining and energy industry have many wondering what Canada would be after.”)
Online Sources- CNN; france24.com; The Latin Americanist; boston.com; BBC News