Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Daily Headlines: June 3, 2014
* Mexico: Representatives of numerous Latin American governments including Mexico’s foreign secretary praised King Juan Carlos I of Spain who announced yesterday that he will abdicated his throne.
* Cuba: Could the exchange of a U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan for five Guantanamo detainees serve as a precedent for a possible swap of a U.S. civilian jailed in Havana for three imprisoned Cuban spies?
* Peru: Peru’s government postponed a planned coca eradication program that would’ve been partially funded by the U.S.
* Brazil: The Foreign Minister of Brazil rejected U.S. intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden’s claims that he has formally sought asylum in the South American country.
Video Source – Associated Press via YouTube
Online Sources – USA TODAY; Time.com; LAHT; ABC News; Xinhua