Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Daily Headlines: April 22, 2015

* Argentina: The Argentine government on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against British and U.S. energy firms attempting to drill for oil near the disputed Falkland Islands.

* Venezuela: “Given the level of verbal irritation that I have seen from (Venezuelan President Nicol├ís) Maduro, I have decided to recall our ambassador to Caracas for consultation,” affirmed Spain’s foreign minister amid a growing diplomatic rift between both countries.

* Colombia: Michele Leonhart will resign as head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency amid allegations of counternarcotics agents engaging in “sex parties” with prostitutes in Colombia.

* Honduras: The Honduran government claimed that they foiled an alleged plot by Latin American drug gangs to assassinate President Juan Orlando Hernandez last September.

YouTube Source – CCTV News

Online Sources – Voice of America, MercoPress, The Huffington Post, The Guardian

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