Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Daily Headlines: September 9, 2014
* Mexico: Drought conditions on both sides of the border over the past few years could explain why Mexico allegedly owes some 380,000 acre-feet of water to the U.S.
* Latin America: A recent UNICEF report found that Latin America and the Caribbean has the worst homicide rate among children and youth, and at roughly three times the global average.
* Venezuela: Has Venezuela unofficially fallen into a recession due to a decrease of goods coming into the country?
* Honduras: According to Honduras’ human rights commissioner the number of deaths caused by firearms had more than doubled between 2005 and 2013.
Video Source – Reuters via YouTube (Areas of northern Mexico were devastated in 2011 due to the worst drought conditions in about seventy years).
Online Sources – The Washington Post; MercoPress; LAHT; Reuters