Thursday, September 2, 2010

Daily Headlines: September 2, 2010

* U.S.: According to the Pew Hispanic Center illegal immigration into the U.S. has plummeted since 2007, especially in immigrants from Latin American countries other than Mexico.

* Mexico: The government confirmed that a second migrant survived the massacre of 72 people last week at a Tamaulipas ranch.

* Cuba: In an interview this week Fidel Castro said that he was “responsible” for widespread discrimination against gays during his time in power.

* Bolivia: Iran loaned Bolivia over $250 million that could be used to “fund mineral exploration and the development of the textile industry.”

Image – AFP
Online Sources- Voice of America, AP, The Latin Americanist, CNN, BBC News

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