Friday, January 23, 2015

Daily Headlines: January 23, 2015

* Guatemala: Former Guatemalan police chief Pedro Garcia Arredondoz was ordered to pay $1.1 million in compensation to families of six victims massacred at the Spanish Embassy in 1980.

* Mexico: Human rights group Amnesty International urged the Mexican government to investigate the possible involvement of the military into the disappearance of forty-three students missing for near four months.

* Latin America: Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro became the sole contender to succeed Chile's Jose Miguel Insulza as head of the Organization of American States.

* Brazil: Will the Brazilian economy soon enter in a recession for the second time in less than two years?

Video Source – YouTube user AFP 

Online Sources – Latin American Herald Tribune; ABC News; MercoPress; Reuters

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