Friday, April 3, 2015

Daily Headlines: April 3, 2015

* Brazil: World landmarks including the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were lit blue on Thursday as part of World Autism Awareness Day.

* U.S.: A new study concluded that “four-fifths of…Mexican-American toddlers lagged three to five months behind whites in preliteracy skills, oral language and familiarity with print materials”.

* Bolivia: The Bolivian government plans to invest over $600 million to develop at the world's largest reserve of lithium in Potosi according to President Evo Morales.

* Ecuador: Researchers recently identified a frog species in Ecuador as being the first vertebrates with the ability to change its skin texture.

YouTube Source – User BYN – TV News

Online Sources – Apex Beats, Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, Fox News Latino

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