Monday, November 8, 2010

Daily Headlines: November 8, 2010

* Central America: Nicaraguan officials criticized Google Maps for erroneous data that led to an accidental incursion into Costa Rica while a Google spokesman blamed the U.S. State Department.

* South America: On a similar note, Argentina’s Foreign Minister said that a Bolivian coronel is to blame for “a long-standing series of incidents” in the border area between both countries.

* Cuba: Dissident groups such as the Ladies in White are upset that the government has yet to release 13 of the 52 political prisoners pledged to be freed by yesterday.

* Peru: Lori Berenson could leave prison today after having been granted parole by a Peruvian judge on Friday.

Image – El Informador (Costa Rican police conduct a patrol near the border with Nicaragua. Courtesy EFE).
Online Sources- Sydney Morning Herald, Buenos Aires Herald, BBC News, The Latin Americanist, LAHT

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