Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Daily Headlines: April 15, 2015 (Updated)

* Colombia: Could the deadly clashes this morning that killed at least ten Colombian soldiers derail the peace process between the government and the FARC guerillas? 

Update: President Juan Manuel Santos confirmed that peace talks will continue though he ordered the renewal of military bombings against FARC camps.

* Cuba: Cuba could be one step closer to being removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism though it could set up yet another battle between President Barack Obama and Congress.

* Brazil: The treasurer of Brazil's ruling Workers' Party we detained by police over her potential role in a major Petrobras corruption scandal.

* Argentina: The low prices of crude, not the diplomatic tug-of-war between Argentina and the U.K., has reportedly caused delays in the drilling of oil near the disputed Falkland Islands.

YouTube Source – The New York Times (Video uploaded in January 2015).

Online Sources including Update – Colombia Reports, NBC News, The Latin Americanist, CNN, The Telegraph

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