Friday, April 10, 2015

Daily Headlines: April 10, 2015

* Cuba: The Foreign Ministers of Cuba and the U.S. met on Thursday evening in Panama, while the U.S. State Department will likely confirm rumors earlier this week and recommended taking Cuba off the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

* Chile: President Michelle Bachelet refused to resign from her post amid abysmal approval numbers and a growing corruption scandal.

* Colombia: The U.S. Army will reportedly investigate allegations of military personnel and defense contractors sexually abusing minors in Colombia.

* Mexico: North Korea claimed that Mexico has “illegally detained” one of its ships, and alleged that the vessel is not owned by a firm blacklisted by the U.N. for owning a boat caught illegally carrying weapons last year.

YouTube Source – euronews

Online Sources – Reuters, Bloomberg, Colombia Reports, The Guardian, The Latin Americanist

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