Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Daily Headlines: February 12, 2014
* El Salvador: Jose Salvador Alvarenga, a fisherman who claimed to have spent thirteen months adrift in in the Pacific Ocean, returned to his native El Salvador last night and could soon be reunited with his family.
* Panama: Negotiations are purportedly taking place in order to restart the stalled Panama Canal expansion, while the blame game has heated up over who is at fault for a series of project delays and cost overruns.
* Cuba: According to a newly released poll 56% of respondents in the U.S. and 62% of Latinos support normalizing relations with Cuba.
* Honduras: President Juan Orlando Hernandez announced the suspension of eight Honduran consuls in the U.S. and the start of an investigation into the possible illegal issuing of documents.
Video Source – NTDTV via YouTube (Jose Salvador Alvarenga arrived at the Marshall Islands earlier this month and claimed that he ate raw fish and drank bird blood in order to survive the thirteen months he was adrift at sea).
Online Sources- CNN; Reuters; GlobalPost; USA TODAY; ABC News