Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Daily Headlines: August 4, 2010

* Latin America: Guadalajara-based Chivas became the second Mexican team ever to make it to the Copa Libertadores finals after beating U. de Chile by a 3-1 aggregate in the semis.

* Brazil: Iran’s government has reportedly rejected Brazilian President Luiz In├ício Lula da Silva’s offer to grant asylum to a woman sentenced to execution for her supposed adultery.

* Peru: At least 31 people are infected from an outbreak of the plague that has already killed one minor.

* Colombia: The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights condemned the recent murder of a prominent Colombian indigenous rights leader.

Image – El Universal
Online Sources- USA TODAY, Al Jazeera English, MSNBC, CNN

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