Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Daily Headlines: January 6, 2015

* Guatemala: A Guatemalan court postponed the retrial of ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity related to the massacre of 1771 people in 1983.

* Venezuela: The U.S. State Department rejected Venezuelan President Nicol├ís Maduro’s offer of a prisoner swap to free opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.

* Brazil: Slower economic growth and lower prices for key exports could be to blame for Brazil’s first trade deficit since 2000.

* U.S.: Immigrant rights groups in Arizona praised a federal judge’s order against Sheriff Joe Arpaio to halt workplace raids of undocumented workers.

Video Source – YouTube user teleSUR English

Online Sources – The Guardian; Reuters; Zee News; Voice of America

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