Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Daily Headlines: June 10, 2015

* Cuba: Critically acclaimed Cuban journalist and author Leonardo Padura was named as this year’s winner of the prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Literature.

* Brazil: President Dilma Rousseff presented a $64 billion infrastructure renewal plan that she surely hopes will boost Brazil’s sagging economy and turn around her decreasing approval rating.

* Venezuela: Ex-Spanish Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez left Venezuela yesterday after authorities denied him the opportunity to visit his clients: imprisoned political dissidents Leopoldo Lopez and Daniel Ceballos.

* Chile: The Chilean government passed a law aimed at curbing hooliganism and racism against fans attending the Copa America soccer tournament that begins this Thursday.

YouTube Source – euronews

Online Sources – Newser, BBC News, Reuters, Latin American Herald Tribune

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