Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Daily Headlines: November 18, 2014
* Peru: A new report published two weeks before Peru hosts a U. N. climate conference found that the country is the world’s fourth most dangerous state for environmental activists.
* Brazil: Approximately 400,000 signatures have been gathered on a public petition to prevent a controversial pick-up artist from speaking in Brazil.
* Venezuela: Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA agreed to sell 1.6 million tons of oil and nine tons of petroleum derivates to Russia over the next five years.
* U.S.: The U.S. Border Patrol has allegedly conducted at least ten thousand drone flights along roughly nine hundred miles of the border region near Mexico.
Video Source – Pulitzer Center via YouTube (Video uploaded in 2012),
Online Sources – BBC News; The Guardian; Latin American Herald Tribune; The Huffington Post