Friday, October 3, 2014
Daily Headlines: October 3, 2014
* Latin America: 63 doctors and 102 nurses from Cuba reportedly left for Sierra Leone to help combat the African country’s Ebola outbreak while Salvadoran authorities placed under quarantine two nuns suspected of being infected with Ebola.
* Brazil: The head of the International Olympic Committee’s inspection team claimed that plans for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are “on track” though “the schedule was tight.”
* Venezuela: Was ruling party legislator Robert Serra and his partner killed days ago as part of a planned assassination?
* Argentina: A Spanish judge ruled that Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi must stand trial for allegedly evading more than four million euros in taxes.
Video Source – Voice of America via YouTube
Online Sources – Fox News Latino; Tico Times; BBC News; The Independent; Businessweek