Friday, October 1, 2010

Daily Headlines: October 1, 2010

* Peru: Paleontologists discovered the 36-million-year-old fossil of a “giant penguin” that had gray and reddish brown feathers and was over five feet tall.

* Latin America: Over 600 people in thirteen South American countries were arrested for counterfeiting products according to Interpol.

* Venezuela: At least sixteen people were killed after a four-day riot took place in a northern Venezuelan prison.

* Mexico: Farmers in the world’s fourth-largest producer of corn are expected to grow a record 24.9 million tons of the vegetable this year.

Image – BBC News
Online Sources- CNN, LAHT, MSNBC, Bloomberg

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