The Daily Roundup for 07.03.2013

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours — all ha…

Ex-Haiti dictator ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier faces charges

Jean-Claude Duvalier appeared in a court in Haiti on Thursday for the first time since a popular revolt forced him into exile in 1986, and denied responsibility for abuses during his 15-year rule.

Venezuela’s Chavez clings to life, vice president says

President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life, Venezuela’s vice president said on national TV Thursday, in the clearest public indication of the severity of the leader’s battle with cancer.

Video: Pilot whales wash ashore in Chile beach

Video: Pilot whales wash ashore in Chile beach

‘Missing’ California couple check in from Peru

An adventurous Oakland couple believed to be missing in Peru were heard from Tuesday, much to the relief of their families and global social media community rallying for their safe return.

Foreign businessman slain in Mexican resort

A Belgian citizen shot to death in the Pacific resort of Acapulco near the site of the Mexican Open tennis tournament was a businessman, local prosecutors in Mexico said Sunday.

Raul Castro announces retirement in 2018