Monday, February 23, 2015
Daily Headlines: February 23, 2015
* Cuba: The 270 members of the Ladies in White could soon select their new leader due to infighting within the Cuban protest group.
* South America: Diplomatic tensions have grown between Peru and Chile over a spying scandal.
* Colombia: The U.S. gave a strong indication of support to the Colombian peace process by naming veteran Latin America diplomat Bernie Aronson as special envoy to talks between officials and the FARC.
* Mexico: Authorities detained fifty-four migrants from Central America, Cuba and Sri Lanka who were traveling “in bad conditions and had not consumed food or water for more than 24 hours.”
Video Source – YouTube via Reuters (“Cuba's Ladies in White, a group made up of wives and mothers of jailed dissidents,” in a protest march last December.)
Online Sources – Zee News; Reuters; ABC News; Fox News Latino