Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Daily Headlines: November 17, 2010

* Dominican Republic: The death toll from Haiti’s cholera outbreak has grown to over 1000 fatalities while the first case of the disease was detected across the border in the Dominican Republic.

* Latin America: Traditional Mexican cuisine, Colombia’s marimba instrument, and the Peruvian huaconada dance were added to UNESCO’s global “intangible heritage list.”

* Paraguay: A planned British scientific expedition into Paraguay was suspended due to concerns over the heath and safety of indigenous tribes.

* Cuba: Yoani Sanchez, Cuba’s most famous blogger, was honored with a human rights award from a Danish think tank.

Image – LAHT
Online Sources-, The Guardian, LAHT, BBC News


ttv said...

That's horrible. People should never live near that kinda place.

Erwin C. said...

Easier said than done. Much, much easier.