Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Daily Headlines: April 28, 2010

* Chile: The world's largest telescope will be built on a 3000-meter high mountain in the Atacama Desert and will include a light-collecting mirror nearly 140 feet wide.

* Guatemala: The Santiaguito volcano erupted and sent a massive plume of ash across parts of Guatemala.

* Latin America: A World Court decision last week did not end a dispute between Uruguay and Argentina over a controversial border paper mill.

* Peru: Soccer veteran Nolberto Solano was arrested and released after he was accused of rape in England.

Image – Al Jazeera English (“The giant telescope is expected to cost more than $1bn and be operational by 2018.”)
Online Sources- UPI, Sydney Morning Herald, USA TODAY, Scientific American

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