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;; The Latin Americanist;; BBC News

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