Friday, March 30, 2007

Daily headlines: March 30, 2007

* NPR provides a great audio clip on the hoopla surrounding Wednesday’s friendly soccer match in California between Ecuador and Mexico.

* Will Nicaraguan civil society benefit under Daniel Ortega’s second time as president? The International Relations Center thinks it’s moving in a positive direction.

* Déjà vu- Chilean students clashed with police; this time, it was in memory of two students killed by police in a 1985 protest.

* Colombia’s government estimates that the percentage of residents living in poverty has decreased inasmuch as rural poverty remains at a high 62%.

Links- NPR, The Latin Americanist, BBC News, Washington Post, International Relations Center

Image- Boston Herald (Mexico’s Omar Bravo and Andres Guardado celebrate one of their team’s four goals in their win against Ecuador)


Mincho said...

did you mean Nicaraguan civil society?
-btw, keep up the good work!

Erwin C. said...

Duly noted, Benjamin. Thanka for the correction and the compliment!