Friday, April 11, 2014
Daily Headlines: April 11, 2014
* Central America: A new U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime report concluded that Central America is the world’s most violent region with Honduras leading the pack with a whopping 90.4 homicides per 100,000 people.
* Brazil: Drought conditions in Brazil have been blamed for an increase in the price of coffee to its highest point since February 2012.
* Nicaragua: An earthquake measuring at least 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off the western coast of Nicaragua that reportedly did not cause any major damage.
* Colombia: Colombian police uncovered over seven tons of cocaine with a street value of about $250 million hidden in packages bound for Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Video Source – AFP via YouTube (Video uploaded in November 2013).
Online Sources – swissinfo.ch; The Guardian; Reuters; The Washington Post