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 NiƱo 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

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