Friday, April 30, 2010

Daily Headlines: April 30, 2010

* U.S.: Bachata group Aventura was honored with nine Billboard Latin Music Awards including Latin artist and album of the year.

* Puerto Rico: A proposal to establish a referendum on the commonwealth’s legal status was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and moves on to the Senate.

* Argentina: The government’s plan for a $20 billion debt swap was formally announced yesterday and is expected to start this Monday.

* Bolivia: Has French firm Bollore gained the inside track in the bidding process to develop Bolivia’s lithium deposits?

Image – ABC News
Online Sources- AFP, Reuters, The Latin Americanist, MSNBC, LAHT

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