Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Daily Headlines: May 21, 2008

* Latin America: A new study found that cervical cancer kills 33,000 women yearly in Latin America and the Caribbean.

* Argentina: Farmers upset with government economic policies plan to stop their second national strike since early April.

* Mexico: Authorities are on high alert after the recent murders of a Canadian and possibly four U.S. citizens in separate incidents.

* Peru: A local paper alleged that former president Alberto Fujimori is enjoying numerous luxuries while he sits in jail.

Sources (English)- New York Times, Bloomberg, The Latin Americanist, Reuters, Vancouver Sun

Sources (Spanish)- El Tiempo

Image- Sydney Morning Herald (Photo of an Australian woman receiving a cervical caner vaccine)

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