Thursday, August 13, 2015

Daily Headlines: August 13, 2015

* Venezuela: Raul Baduel, the former Defense Minister turned critic of the late President Hugo Chávez, became the second notable opposition leader to be freed from prison in a 24-hour period.

* Mexico: Mexican photojournalists at last week’s Copa Libertadores deciding match in Argentina protested the torture and murders of one of their colleagues, a human rights activist and three others on July 31st.

* Argentina: At least three fatalities have resulted from torrential rain and flooding in Buenos Aires province that have also forced 11,000 people to be evacuated.

* Cuba: Should Cuban dissidents get invited to the historic reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana tomorrow?

YouTube Source – euronews (Venezuelan opposition politician Daniel Ceballos was placed under house arrest hours before ex-minister Raul Baduel was also freed from prison).

Online Sources – NDTV, Fox News Latino, Voice of America, The Latin Americanist, Vice News

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