Thursday, June 26, 2014
Daily Headlines: June 26, 2014
* South America: According to the U.N., the growing of coca is stable in Colombia and has decreased in Bolivia and Peru though cocaine production is not expected to diminish.
* Uruguay: FIFA suspended star striker Luis Suárez for nine games and fined him about $112,000 for biting an Italian player during a World Cup match this week.
* Costa Rica: President Luis Guillermo Solís has barred his name from public work projects and his image in government offices since “the worship of the image of the president is over.”
* Cuba: Six Cuban baseball players were taken off the national team due to “attempts to leave the country illegally.”
Video Source – NTDTV via YouTube
Online Sources – BBC News; USA TODAY; The Latin Americanist; Tico Times; ABC News