World News: Haiti’s Supreme Voodoo Leader Passes Away [Video]

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Chile marks Pinochet coup anniversary, China launches a satellite, Haiti’s top voodoo leader dies, and healing pains with Egypt’s desert sands.

CHILE
Protests Mark Anniversary of 1973 Coup
Demonstrations are held every year in Santiago and often result in clashes.

CHINA
Successful Launch of First Experimental Satellite
It will be used to test frequencies for high-speed broadband internet.

HAITI
Supreme Voodoo Leader Dies at 79
Max Beauvoir played an important role in improving voodoo’s image around the world.

EGYPT
Sand Therapy Treats Joint Pain
Healers say the heat acts as a vacuum to suck toxins out of the body.



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