Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Daily Headlines: June 9, 2010

* Chile: Chile's ambassador in Argentina reigned yesterday after a stunning verbal faux pas praising the dictatorship under the late strongman Augusto Pinochet.

* El Salvador: San Salvador’s archbishop praised President Mauricio Funes for “taking important steps” to promote democracy in El Salvador.

* Venezuela: The country’s new government-regulated foreign exchange market is set to begin operations today.

* Bolivia: Bolivia’s legislature approved a measure designed to give indigenous communities more judicial autonomy.

Image – The Guardian (2006 image of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet).
Online Sources – MSNBC, BBC News, Spero News, Wall Street Journal,

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