Thursday, June 17, 2010

Daily Headlines: June 17, 2010

* U.S.: A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey found that 30% of Latinos lacked health insurance, double the national average.

* Honduras: It’s been a banner year for Honduran journalists but for all the wrong reasons; Luís Arturo Mondragón became the ninth media worker killed this year in that country.

* Latin America: UNASUR wants to expand politically but without coming into conflict with other regional entities according to the bloc’s chief, ex-Argentine president Nestor Kirchner.

* Guatemala: Wild weather could again threaten Guatemala weeks after heavy storms killed 150 people.

Image – Orlando Sentinel
Online Sources- UPI, CNN, Reuters, Knight Center for Journalism

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