Monday, June 7, 2010

Daily Headlines: June 7, 2010

* U.S.: Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto is now a champion in a third weight class after thoroughly beating Yuri Foreman to win the WBA light-middleweight crown.

* Cuba: Authorities raided the offices of two major dissident groups and briefly arrested 37 activists.

* Brazil: An estimated three million people marched in Sao Paulo’s gay pride parade and some called for equal rights for homosexuals.

* Chile: According to the Chilean Supreme Court the late dictator Augusto Pinochet’s personal fortune was $21 million and only one-tenth of his salary could’ve accounted for it.

Image – New York Daily News
Online Sources – The Independent, Kansas City Star, Miami Herald, BBC Sport

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