Friday, June 25, 2010

Daily Headlines: June 25, 2010

* Mexico: The U.S. plans to deploy a pair of unmanned drones along the Texas-Mexico border as part of a comprehensive border security plan.

* Haiti: The New York Times looks at how areas of post-earthquake Port-au-Prince have become an “ideal climate for rape.”

* Venezuela: Authorities threatened U.S.-owned Helmerich and Payne with nationalizing eleven oil rigs due to a dispute with PDVSA.

* Ecuador: Several entertainment groups and documentarians have publicly defended the director of a film critical of Chevron and their alleged illegal dumping in Ecuador.

Image – Washington Post
Online Sources- Variety, AFP, New York Times, Reuters

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