Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Daily Headlines: June 1, 2016

* Venezuela: Organization of American States chief Luis Almagro, who has been highly critical of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, has called on a meeting to potentially suspend the South American state from the regional group.

* Colombia: Colombia’s ELN may have recently freed three kidnapped journalists including Salud Hern├índez of Spain but the rebels have yet to liberate others held in captivity like Odin Sanchez.

* Puerto Rico: Despite Puerto Rico’s economic woes, drug maker Roche plans to invest at least $60 million to its expand its operations on the island.

* South America: Brazil’s political crisis and corruption scandals could provide a boost to the economy of neighboring Argentina.

YouTube Source – CCTV News (Last weekend, Venezuelan “government officials and opposition leaders held separate meetings in the Dominican Republic, to lay the groundwork for a potential dialogue.”)

Online Sources – Reuters, Latin American Herald Tribune, Colombia Reports, New Zealand Herald, BBC News

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