Thursday, January 8, 2015
Daily Headlines: January 8, 2015
* Latin America: The Chinese government will invest $250 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean in order to strengthen ties between the region and the Asian country.
* Colombia: Colombia's second largest leftist guerrilla group, the ELN, could soon copy the FARC rebels and hold peace negotiations with the government.
* Mexico: Mexico will move forward with plans to bring more private investment to its oil industry despite the low price of the fossil fuel according to a spokesman for President Enrique Peña Nieto.
* Cuba: Cuban dissidents claimed that officials released three political prisoners including twin brothers sentenced to thirty months in jail.
Video Source – YouTube user CCTV America
Online Sources – Latin American Herald Tribune; The Guardian; Fox News Latino; Voice of America