Monday, December 22, 2014

Daily Headlines: December 22, 2014

* Latin America: Argentine dark comedy “Savage Tales” and a Venezuelan biopic on Simon Bolivar were two of the movies selected for the Best Foreign Language Film shortlist at the upcoming Oscars.

* Mexico: Leaders of Mexico's Roman Catholic Church are expected to meet today with relatives of forty-three missing (and possibly massacred) university students.
* Dominican Republic: Prosecutors in Poland suspended the investigation against an ex-Vatican ambassador to the Dominican Republic accused of child sex abuse.

* Colombia: Five Colombian soldiers were killed in combat hours before an “indefinite” ceasefire by the FARC went into effect on Saturday.

Video Source – YouTube user TrailerHD

Online Sources – Al Jazeera America; The Latin Americanist; The A.V. Club; BBC News

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