Friday, August 20, 2010

Daily Headlines: August 20, 2010

* Mexico: The Mexican Supreme Court’s decision this month in favor of gay marriage in Mexico City has led to a war of words between the capital’s mayor and the Archbishop of Guadalajara.

* U.S.: Latino community leaders in Denver, Colorado want answers from police officials accused of covering up the 2009 beating of a 23-year-old man.

* South America: After years of protests neighbors Uruguay and Argentina agreed to environmental monitoring of a paper mill near a shared river border between both countries.

* Bolivia: Authorities have declared a state of emergency due to forest fires that have razed millions of acres of land.

Image – Los Angeles Times
Online Sources- UPI, BBC News, LAHT, Denver Post

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