Monday, June 9, 2008

Daily Headlines: June 9, 2008

* Venezuela: In separate statements this weekend, President Hugo Chavez said that he would amend a controversial intelligence law and urged Colombia's FARC guerillas to end their armed struggle.

* U.S.: California health officials suspect that illegally imported Mexican cheese has caused increasing number of Latino kids to be hit with a rare strain of tuberculosis.

* Puerto Rico: Thousands of boricuas lined Fifth Avenue in New York City yesterday and reveled during the 51st edition of the Puerto Rican Day Parade.

* Peru: Doctors removed a cancerous lesion from former President Alberto Fujimori’s tongue; he should soon return back to defending himself in a human rights trial.

Sources- BBC News,, NY1, KTLA, International Herald Tribune

Image- Al Jazeera English

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