Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Daily Headlines: January 28, 2014
* Brazil: Few strong safety measures have reportedly been taken in Brazil in order to prevent fires like a deadly nightclub blaze that occurred on January 27, 2013.
* Venezuela: Thousands of Venezuelans in favor and opposed to the government participated in different protests calling for an end to rampant violence.
* Latin America: The weather phenomena known as El Niño is expected to occur later this year and bring heavy rains to Latin America’s Pacific coast.
* Colombia: A fight among inmates is believed to have been the cause of a Barranquilla prison fire last night that killed at least ten people.
Video Source – Associated Press via YouTube
Online Sources- Christian Science Monitor; The Latin Americanist; AFP; Bloomberg; GlobalPost