Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Daily Headlines: January 21, 2015

* Cuba: Senior U.S. and Cuban diplomats are currently meeting as part of the push to improve decades of fractured relations between both countries.

* Argentina: Judicial officials release the entire report made by recently killed prosecutor Alberto Nisman where he denounced a cover-up by the Argentine government regarding the 1994 AMIA bombing.

* Latin America: The Vatican recently announced that Argentine-born Pope Francis would visit Paraguay, Bolivia and Ecuador later this year.

* Guatemala: A Guatemalan court sentenced ex-police chief Pedro Garcia Arredondoz to ninety years in prison for a massacre at the Spanish Embassy in 1980.

Video Source – YouTube user CNN (“During his State of the Union speech (on Tuesday), President Obama explains why Congress should work to end any embargo against Cuba”.)

Online Sources – NBC News; Tico Times; The Latin Americanist; SBS; MercoPress

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