Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Daily Headlines: May 20, 2008

* Colombia: A female guerilla commander who surrendered to authorities said that the FARC was “decimated” but also mentioned that “they accuse me of a lot of things I wasn't part of.”

* Venezuela: A State Department spokesman admitted that a U.S. military aircraft “accidently” strayed into Venezuelan airspace over the weekend.

* Chile: Is the world’s most wanted Nazi war criminal hiding in the southern Chile?

* Paraguay: Relations could get heated between Paraguay and Brazil over the Itaipu hydroelectric dam.

Sources- The Latin Americanist, International Herald Tribune, Al Jazeera English, Reuters, Los Angeles Times

Image- CNN (“Nelly Avila Moreno, center, alias Karina, is escorted by soldiers after surrendering.”)

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