Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Daily Headlines: March 3, 2015

* Chile: More than 3000 people have been evacuated in parts of southern Chile after the Villarica volcano erupted prior to sunrise this morning.

* Mexico: A spokesman for the families of the 43 Ayotzinapa students missing since September criticized the recent resignation of Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam. (Note: first link is in Spanish).
* Cuba: U.S. President Barack Obama expressed his hope that an American embassy can soon be opened in Cuba yet admitted that “there’s a lot of work that still has to be done” to fully normalize bilateral relations.

* Peru: Hundreds of people held a vigil in Lima calling for the legalization of same-sex unions and greater rights for the LGBT community.

Video Source – YouTube user Sky News

Online Sources – Quartz; teleSUR English; The Guardian; Fusion; Univision Noticias

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