Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Daily Headlines: October 20, 2010

* Latin America: The International Monetary Fund warned that Latin America’s growing economy could “overheat” due to increased domestic demand.

* U.S.: According to the Census Bureau 12% of the U.S. population (36.7 million people) is foreign born with nearly half of them coming from Latin America.

* Paraguay: Retired soccer star Jose Luis Chilavert was accused of attacking an Argentine agent at Asuncion’s main airport.

* Mexico: President Felipe Calderon proposed modifying the law so that military suspects involved in cases of forced disappearance, torture and rape get tried in civilian courts.

Image – MercoPress
Online Sources- CNN, Canadian Press, Bloomberg, UPI

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