Monday, April 6, 2015
Daily Headlines: April 6, 2015
* Guatemala: Johns Hopkins University and the Rockefeller Foundation were named in a US$1 billion lawsuit filed last week over their alleged role in infecting hundreds of Guatemalans with STDs during the mid-20th century.
* South America: Pope Francis may be a popular figure in Latin America but he is facing pushback from Chilean child abuse victims and a “breakaway group of ultra-conservative Catholics” based in Brazil.
* Cuba: The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected hearing an appeal by former subcontractor Alan Gross against the government for negligence related to his five-year imprisonment in Cuba.
* Chile: President Michelle Bachelet promised that the flood-hit northern region where at least twenty-five people have died and 125 are missing will be “rebuilt”.
YouTube Source – SBS Dateline (Video uploaded in 2011).
Online Sources – The Guardian, Reuters, NBC News, CNN, Baltimore Sun