Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Daily Headlines: May 13, 2014
* Venezuela: Dr. Jacinto Convit, a Venezuelan researcher who helped develop vaccines against leprosy and leishmaniasis, passed away at the age of 100 in Caracas.
* Panama: No major damage or casualties have been reported from a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit off the Pacific coast of Panama on Tuesday morning.
* Mexico: Mexican officials claimed on Monday that the co-founder of the Zetas drug gang was killed in a shootout along with five other people.
* Latin America: Job security, the economy and crime are the "top three concerns" for Latin Americans according to a new Nielson survey.
Video Source – Noticiero Venevision via YouTube
Online Sources – Reuters; NBC News; ABC News; Nielson