Friday, August 14, 2015

Daily Headlines: August 14, 2015

* Cuba: The U.S. Embassy reopened in Cuba for the first time since 1961 as part of the latest action by the governments of both countries to improve diplomatic and economic ties.

* Paraguay: An 11-year-old Paraguayan girl raped by her stepfather and whose case sparked a debate over abortion gave birth to her child this week.

* Mexico: Scientists warned that the main pyramid at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza is in danger of collapsing due to a recently discovered underground river below it.

* Venezuela: Police in Aragua have been accused of the extrajudicial murder of a suspected gang member whose death was captured by an eyewitness video.

YouTube Source – CNN 

Online Sources – NBC News, The Miami Herald, BBC News, The Latin Americanist, The Guardian

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