Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Daily Headlines: May 5, 2010

* Latin America: Former Argentine president Nestor Kirchner was elected to head the twelve-nation UNASUR political bloc.

* U.S.: In an unanimous decision the Supreme Court ruled against the family of a Salvadoran-born immigrant who tried to sue government physicians for medical neglect.

* Dominican Republic: Venezuela President Hugo Chavez is expected to finalize a deal today for 49% control of the lone Dominican oil refinery.

* Colombia: Could Canada’s free trade agreement with Colombia serve as an example for legislators in the U.S.?

Image – MercoPress
Online Sources-, Los Angeles Times, Dominican Today, Bloomberg

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