Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Daily Headlines: March 18, 2015
* Peru: Protesters and police clashed this week during demonstrations in southern Peru against a sharp hike in local electricity fees.
* U.S.: News magazine The Economist has come under fire for using “chili peppers to depict the stripes in the American flag” in its cover image highlighting an article on the Latino community.
* Dominican Republic: At least twenty minors were among the twenty-nine women rescued in a sex trafficking sting in the Dominican town of Sosua.
* Venezuela: The Venezuelan government in an open letter published in The New York Times denied that the country is a national security threat to the U.S.
Video Source – YouTube via EFE
Online Sources – Latin American Herald Tribune; Fusion; Fox News Latino; The Guardian