Monday, July 5, 2010

Daily Headlines: July 5, 2010

* Puerto Rico: Police in the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan have been accused of brutality during clashes last week with anti-government protestors.

* Haiti: Tens of thousands of Haitian earthquake survivors living in makeshift camps face eviction from landowners worried about insecurity.

* Venezuela: Officials claimed that they arrested an accused Salvadoran accomplice of wanted ex-CIA agent Luis Posada Carriles.

* Brazil: At a summit in Cape Verde, President Luis Ignacio Lula da Silva pledged increased Brazilian cooperation with west African countries.

Image – The Guardian (“A student demonstrator, Elisa Ramos, left, and her mother, Betty Pena, shelter from teargas amid riots over budget cuts at the Capitol building in San Juan, Puerto Rico.”)
Online Sources- El Universal, Huffington Post, AFP, Christian Science Monitor

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