Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Daily Headlines: February 1, 2011

* Haiti: Former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide is one step closer to returning from exile after Haitian officials announced plans to issue him a diplomatic passport.

* Bolivia: At least 31 people are dead after floodwaters swept away a bus in a remote area of Bolivia.

* Chile: There is still a risk that an earthquake similar to the one that hit central Chile a year ago could again shake the region according to researchers.

* Mexico: Authorities offer a reward of over $1 million for information leading to the capture of anyone suspected in the gruesome August 2010 deaths of 72 Central American migrants.

Image – AP via BBC News (Former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide “fled the country in 2004, but says he is ready to return from exile in South Africa.”).
Online Sources- BBC News, Reuters, People’s Daily Online

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