Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Daily Headlines: July 28, 2015

* Colombia: Excavating began to find the corpses of an estimated 300 victims of armed conflict buried beneath a mass grave in Medellin, Colombia.

* Peru: The Peruvian government decreed that telecommunications firms can legally collect cell phone data including geolocation and store that information for up to three years.

* El Salvador: Bus drivers in El Salvador went on strike against rising gang violence on the same day that police found the bodies of five slain drivers.

* Brazil: In the latest sign of Brazil’s slumping economy, the national currency hit a twelve-year low yesterday and could continue to weaken.

YouTube Source – Al Jazeera English

Online Sources – Voice of America, Bloomberg, Colombia Reports, The Guardian

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