Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Daily Headlines: January 11, 2011

* U.S.: Jury selection began in the immigration trial of former CIA operative and suspected bomber Luis Posada Carriles.

* Peru: Police in Lima arrested ex-media boss Jose Enrique Crousillat, who was involved in the infamous “vladi-videos” scandal in the 1990s.

* Brazil: Famed author Paulo Coelho claimed that Iran is banning his books and the Brazilian government should intervene in the matter.

* U.S.: Former NFL player Ron Rivera, who is of Puerto Rican and Mexican background, may be hired as head coach of the Carolina Panthers.

Image – AP via BBC News (Luis Posada Carriles is wanted in Venezuela and Cuba where he’s accused of masterminding a pair of bombings in 1976 and 1999).
Online Sources- Miami Herald, The Guardian, boston.com, BBC News

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