Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Daily Headlines: November 30, 2010

* Brazil: President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva praised police and the army for their crackdown on drug gangs in Rio de Janeiro.

* U.S.: Could the “Tequila Party” become the next burgeoning U.S. political movement?

* Central America: Panama and Costa Rica launched a health program to combat the spread of malaria along the border between both countries.

* Mexico: Troops uncovered eighteen bodies buried in a Chihuahua ranch near the border with Texas.

Image – KeystoneUSA-ZUMA/Rex Features via The Guardian (“Security forces were deployed to a poor area of Rio de Janeiro to tackle a wave of gang violence.”)
Online Sources- BBC News, UPI, MSNBC, Xinhua

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