Thursday, April 5, 2007

Daily headlines: April 05, 2007

* Did you know that nearly 30% major league baseball players were born outside of the U.S. with the vast majority of them coming from Latin America and the Caribbean?

* Brazil’s airports could face a worse crisis during Easter weekend than last weekend when air traffic controllers went on strike.

* Recovery of over 60 workers killed in a Mexican mine blast in February 2006 was stopped on Wednesday due to “many risks”.

* The world's largest iron-ore producer promised to stop selling to companies that employ slave labor or illegally cut wood in the Amazon.

Links-, BBC News, The Latin Americanist, CNN, Bloomberg (New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes)

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