Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Daily Headlines: February 10, 2015

* Latin America: A former bodyguard to the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez, an Ecuadoran business magnate and Uruguayan soccer player Diego Forlan are among the thousands of people accused of evading taxes by hiding money in Swiss bank accounts.

* Mexico: Mexico’s Attorney General’s office lashed out at Argentine forensics investigators for expressing doubts at the investigation into the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students.

* Cuba: Fourteen artists including four recipients of the prestigious Turner Prize signed a letter criticizing the repeated detention and harassment of Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera.

* Puerto Rico: The government of Puerto Rico is expected to appeal a recent federal court ruling voiding a debt restructuring law.

Video Source – YouTube via euronews (“HSBC helped rich clients dodge tax, according to a report released by a group of investigative journalists”.)

Online Sources – Reuters; Buenos Aires Herald; The Guardian

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