Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Daily Headlines: March 10, 2015

* Colombia: Several thousand people in Colombia and in foreign cities participated in peace marches one day after the government and FARC rebels agreed to a landmine removal program.

* Puerto Rico: “I did not come here to put a Band-Aid on the problem,” declared Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla in a televised speech defending his controversial tax reform plan.

* Haiti: Haitian authorities reportedly pledged to increase security near Dominican consulates amid heightened political and social tensions between the neighboring countries.

* Argentina: The Argentine government called on HSBC to repatriate $3.5 billion in funds placed in offshore accounts by alleged tax evaders.

Video Source – YouTube via teleSUR English

Online Sources – VOXXI; Reuters; CCTV Americas

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