Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Daily Headlines: August 17, 2010

* Colombia: An elderly man who suffered a heart attack was the lone fatality of a plane crash on San Andres Island yesterday.

* Cuba: Six more jailed dissidents are expected to be freed though its unknown if they will be allowed to stay in Cuba or travel to Spain.

* Argentina: Eleven countries have thus far launched satellites into space; Argentina could be the twelfth.

* Dominican Republic: Will Leonel Fernandez the latest regional leader to seek a third presidential term?

Image – ABC News (“An Aires airlines 737 lies in pieces after crashing on landing at the airport on San Andres island in Colombia, Monday Aug. 16, 2010.”)
Online Sources- CNN, LAHT, UPI, Voice of America

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