Saturday, August 7, 2010

Weekend Headlines: August 7-8, 2010

* Paraguay: President Fernando Lugo was diagnosed in the early stages of cancer though doctors say, “there is a good chance the illness can be treated successfully.”

* Venezuela: The country’s oil and energy minister said that BP has not offered to sell its Venezuelan assets in order to pay for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

* Chile: Rescuers are searching for at least 34 miners who are trapped nearly 1500 feet underground.

* Haiti: Pras- former Fugees colleague of Wyclef Jean- isn’t too enthused over Jean’s bid for the Haitian presidency.

Image – Al Jazeera English
Online Sources- MSNBC, BBC News, BusinessWeek, Reuters

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