Thursday, July 17, 2014
Daily Headlines: July 17, 2014
* Latin America: According to the U.N., the Caribbean has seen the biggest decline in new HIV infections while every hour ten people in Latin America are infected with the disease.
* Costa Rica: Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, whose superb play helped guide Los Ticos to the World Cup quarterfinals, could be headed to one of soccer’s most prestigious clubs.
* Panama: imprisoned former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega is none too pleased over his depiction in the “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” video game.
* Mexico: The government of Mexico City enacted legislation approved last month banning the use of animals in circuses.
Video Source – YouTube user David Mercer (“Originally Published by Al Jazeera English on May 16, 2014.”)
Online Sources – euronews; MARCA.com; The Latin Americanist; The Guardian; LAHT