Friday, July 9, 2010

Daily Headlines: July 9, 2010

* Haiti: Roughly six months since a gigantic earthquake destroyed parts of Haiti aid groups warned that they’re being stretched to their limits and “simply containing a critical situation, rather than solving it.”

* Colombia: Why did the State Department deny a visa to a muckraking Colombian journalist critical of outgoing President Alvaro Uribe?

* Bolivia: A major wildfire has threatened the flora and fauna of Bolivia’s massive Pantanal wetlands.

* Panama: Former strongman Manuel Noriega was sentenced to seven years in prison for money laundering by a French court.

Image – CBC
Online Sources- AFP, BBC News, MSNBC, CNN

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