Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Daily Headlines: December 16, 2014
* Honduras: Julian Pacheco Tinoco will become the first serving general to act as security minister in a country with the world’s highest murder rate.
* Latin America: A new report from the Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization found that the number of babies born with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean dropped by 78% between 2001 and 2013.
* Colombia: Armed groups illegally recruited at least 110 minors this year according to new data from the Colombian government.
* Venezuela: “They can shove their U.S. visas where they should be shoved,” thundered an angry President Nicolás Maduro over planned sanctions against Venezuelan officials accused of human rights abuses.
Video Source – YouTube user Associated Press
Online Sources – Reuters; Fox News Latino; euronews; Jamaica Observer