Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Daily Headlines: April 21, 2010

* Dominican Republic: On the one hand Colorado Rockies player Ubaldo Jimenez won the National League Player of the Week honors after becoming the fourth Dominican hurler to pitch a no-hit game.

* U.S.: On the other hand Cincinnati Reds pitcher Edinson Volquez was suspended for fifty games after taking banned substances.

* Brazil: In the latest case of child abuse in the Americas police arrested an 83-year-old Brazilian priest allegedly videotaped in bed with a former altar boy.

* Mexico: According to government data the number of reported kidnappings shot up by 90% during the first three years of Felipe Calderon’s presidency.

Image – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Online Sources- TSN,, The Latin Americanist, MSNBC, LAHT

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