Monday, June 30, 2014
Daily Headlines: June 30, 2014
* Paraguay: The Red Cross warned that the flooding that has led to the evacuation of some 300,000 people in Paraguay could lead to "outbreaks of disease like dengue and chikungunya".
* Brazil: A new scientific study concluded that Indonesia has surpassed Brazil as the country with the world’s highest rate of deforestation.
* Cuba: Red Bull gives you wings…except if you travel illegally to Cuba.
* Venezuela: More than half of Venezuela including the capital city of Caracas was in the dark for several hours on Friday due to a blackout.
Video Source – BBC World via YouTube
Online Sources – Red Cross; BBC News; Reuters; Bloomberg