Monday, July 27, 2015
Daily Headlines: July 27, 2015
* Mexico: Is the July 11th prison escape of drug capo Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman a major embarrassment for Presient Enrique Peña Nieto and the Mexican justice system or much ado about nothing?
* U.S.: “I would like you to actually see me as a sign of hope for a third-world country, for Latin America, someone that you can really look up to, and feel comfortable enough to say, I’m proud of you,” declared an overjoyed Pedro Martinez during his induction speech into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
* Cuba: In the latest sign of the diplomatic rapprochement between the U.S. and Cuba, the State Department removed the island from a human trafficking blacklist.
* Latin America: The latest edition of the Pan American Games finished with Brazil, the country hosting next year’s Olympics, third in the total medal count and first between Latin American and Caribbean countries.
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Online Sources – AS/COA Online, InSight Crime, SI.com, Reuters, ESPN