Friday, December 18, 2015

Daily Headlines: December 18, 2015

* Cuba: A new poll found that most Cuban-Americans back the push to normalize ties between the U.S. and Cuba, and believe the decades-long embargo against the island should be eliminated.

* Venezuela: The Venezuelan government blasted U.S. prosecutors for charging National Guard leader Nestor Reverol with drug trafficking and criticized French Prime Minister Manuel Valls for congratulating the opposition’s victory in legislative elections. 

* Brazil: The impeachment process against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will have to restart from square one after a Supreme Court ruling yesterday.

* Latin America: The U.N.'s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean believes that the region will suffer an economic contraction of 0.4% in 2016 despite differing growth rates among subregions.

YouTube Source – CCTV News

Online Sources – Reuters, Voice of America, Fox News Latino, BBC News, Tampa Bay Times

No comments: