Monday, April 7, 2008

Daily Headlines: April 7, 2008

* Argentina: Rest in peace Gerardo “Toto” Rotblat; the percussionist for rock legends Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, died recently at the age of 38.

* Mexico: The government is none too pleased with Venezuela’s decision to nationalize the assets of cement firms like Cemex.

* Haiti: Four people died after U.N. troops clashed with protestors upset over soaring food prices.

* Latin America: “South America looks like it's in a type of Cold War, like the big ideological blocs of the 20th century,” said Peruvian President Alan Garcia at a conference last week.

Image- Diario Uno

Sources- Billboard, AFP, AHN, Reuters UK

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