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 Nicolás 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