Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Daily Headlines: October 19, 2010

* Latin America: South America’s Mercosur alliance has joined Argentina in officially protesting planned British military exercises on the Falkland Islands.

* Costa Rica: The One Laptop per Child program will soon provide computers to some of Costa Rica’s poorest schools.

* Haiti: At least ten people including two children are died as the result of heavy rains that have hit Haiti this week.

* Cuba: The fate of a U.S. contractor detained in Cuba was reportedly the topic of a recent "high-level diplomatic exchange” between the two countries.

Image – The Telegraph (Control of the Falklands/Malvinas has been a sore spot on diplomatic relations between Britain and Argentina.)
Online Sources- Sydney Morning Herald, insidecostarica.com, The Latin Americanist, CNN, BBC News

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