Friday, May 28, 2010

Daily Headlines: May 28, 2010

* Panama: According to declassified papers the late British ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn was involved in a Cuban-backed plot to overthrow Panama’s government back in 1959.

* U.S.: In another example over why immigration reform is necessary a Puerto Rican-born man was mistakenly identified as an illegal immigrant and held in detention for five days.

* Uruguay: Controversy has erupted over government plans to change taxation rules so that all Uruguayans would have to declare their foreign assets.

* El Salvador: Soccer governing body FIFA rescinded its ban that would’ve included barring three Salvadoran refs from officiating at the World Cup.

Image –The Guardian (“Dame Margot Fonteyn, whose husband launched a failed Panamanian coup attempt in 1959.”).
Online Sources – Times Online, USA TODAY, UPI, CNN

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