Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Daily Headlines: December 2, 2014

* Mexico: As Enrique Peña Nieto enters his second year as Mexico’s president, ten of thousands of protesters in Mexico City called on him to quit and leave office.

* Latin America: Thirty-four prisoners reportedly broke out of a Haitian jail while a Venezuelan human rights group claimed that forty-one inmates died after being intoxicated last week.

* Brazil: President Dilma Rousseff chose Armando Monteiro, the former head of Brazil’s “most powerful business lobby”, as the next minister of industry and trade.

* Colombia: General Ruben Dario Alzate resigned from his post in the Colombian military about thirty-six hours after he was released by the FARC guerillas.

Video Source – Fusion via YouTube

Online Sources – Bloomberg; ABC News; Reuters; The Guardian

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