Friday, May 22, 2015

Daily Headlines: May 22, 2015

* El Salvador: Salvadoran ombudsman David Morales called for reopening the investigation into the 1980 murder of Archbishop Oscar Romero and the prosecution of “some of the people who participated in the crime.”

* South America: Chile’s ex-intelligence chief during the Pinochet regime, Manuel Contreras, was sentenced to 505 years in prison while thousands of Uruguayans marched to commemorate victims of the former military dictatorship.

* Mexico: The Mexican government cut its economic growth forecast for 2015 even though first quarter growth increased at the rate predicted by financial analysts.

* Bolivia: President Evo Morales is reportedly facing mounting opposition from his own indigenous political base.

YouTube Source – Rome Reports

Online Sources – Fox News Latino, SBS teleSUR English, Bloomberg, USA TODAY

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