Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Daily Headlines: May 19, 2009

* U.S.: Rest in peace Sgt. Christian Bueno Gardos; the Peruvian-American soldier was slain last week by a comrade at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.

* Argentina: Buenos Aires police had to break up a clash between anti-Semitic demonstrators and Jews commemorating the 61st anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel.

* Nicaragua: Russian officials donated 130 buses to Nicaragua in gratitude for being the only other country to recognize the independence of a pair of breakaway Georgian republics last year.

* El Salvador: Spanish Judge Eloy Velasco began his investigation of fourteen Salvadoran officers allegedly involved in the brutal 1989 “Massacre of the Jesuits.”

Image- New York Daily News
Online Sources- The Latin Americanist, abclocal.com, Moscow Times, Expatica Spain, Radio Netherlands

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