Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Daily Headlines: March 25, 2009

* Ecuador: The Ecuadorian air force worked out a deal where they would receive 24 Super Tucano combat planes from Brazilian manufacturer Embraer.

* Dominican Republic: A Canadian father-and-son business has been accused of running a Ponzi scheme in the Dominican Republic that has cost investors over $100 million.

* Colombia: A labor union spokesman claimed that operations in Colombia by mining firm Drummond “are paralyzed” due to a strike demanding better safety conditions.

* Honduras: A Floridian women was convicted of illegally selling weapons to Honduran drug gangs.

Image- Danger Room
Online Sources- Guardian UK, LAHT,, Latin Business Chronicle

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