Monday, May 31, 2010

Daily Headlines: May 31, 2010

* Central America: At least 85 people have been killed in Central America as a result of torrential rains, flooding, and mudslides from by Tropical Storm Agatha.

* U.S.: According to a report released last week most detainees a Guantanamo are “low-level fighters” and about one in ten prisoners had some involvement in anti-U.S. “plots.”

* Mexico: As many as 25 bodies were uncovered in a mass grave in the Mexican state of Guerrero.

* Latin America: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Latin America next month that will include visits to Peru and Ecuador.

Image –The Globe and Mail (“A man retrieves his belongings from the ruins of his house destroyed by tropical storm Agatha on May 30, 2010, in the village of Los Almendros, in the municipality of Palin, Escuintla 39 km south of Guatemala City.”).
Online Sources – The Telegraph, New York Times, Reuters, AFP

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