Thursday, February 12, 2015

Daily Headlines: February 12, 2015

* Latin America: A new study concluded that the strong emphasis on immigration controls in Mexico and the U.S. have hurt thousands of Central American child migrants.

* U.S.: The Latino population may be growing but the rate of Latino doctors have fallen according to a recent report.

* Panama: Construction was halted on a nearly completed hydroelectric power plant that was strongly opposed by local indigenous communities.

* Colombia: The ELN guerillas freed an unnamed Dutch hostage who was kidnapped last month.

Video Source – YouTube user teleSUR English (“Specialists believe that the flow of tens of thousands of minors migrating to the United States will not decrease in 2015. An estimated 60,000 Central American children illegally entered the United States in 2014.”)

Online Sources – Fox News Latino; NBC News; Latin American Herald Tribune; Reuters

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