VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – October 16, 2014

Subscribe to VICE News here: The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: anger in Sierra Leone’s capital over slow pickup of Ebola victims, rioting prisoners hold guards hostage in southern Brazil, Shia rebels gain more territory in Yemen as calls for secession intensify in the country’s south, and authorities nab three men with more than half a ton of cocaine off Colombia’s northern coast. SIERRA LEONE Anger in Freetown Over Sluggish Ebola Response Security forces fire tear gas to disperse crowds of people frustrated that the body of a victim of the disease was left on the streets for two days. BRAZIL Rioting Prisoners Hold Guards Captive Authorities are negotiating the release of 10 guards taken by inmates who are demanding better conditions. YEMEN Rebels Seize Port as Thousands in the South Demand Secession The government continues to grapple with increasing threats to security and stability. COLOMBIA Massive Drug Bust Off Northern Coast French-Colombian operation leads to the arrest of three men in possession of more than half a ton of cocaine. Check out the VICE News beta for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

From: VICE News

Views: 60164

740 ratings

Time: 02:58 More in News & Politics

from Blogger