Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Daily Headlines: August 10, 2010

* Chile: President Sebastián Piñera has requested international aid in the attempted rescue of 33 miners trapped 450 yards beneath the surface.

* Guatemala: Arrest warrants have been issued against sixteen people including a former presidential candidate over clashes during a 2006 prison takeover.

* Bolivia: According to officials new deposits of natural gas have been found in an old field and will be destined for export to Argentina.

* Mexico: Airline Mexicana’s woes continued with the suspension of fifteen international flights due to the firm’s fragile financial situation.

Image – Al Jazeera English (“Authorities said 130 rescue workers had been dispatched to try to save the trapped miners.”).
Online Sources- New York Times, BusinessWeek, Reuters AlertNet, Vancouver Sun

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