Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Daily Headlines: February 16, 2011

Before we get to the headlines I want to take a moment to apologize for the lack of posts on Tuesday. Hopefully it won’t happen again today.

* Brazil: Ronaldo retired from soccer after an extraordinary eighteen-year career that included playing for several of the world’s top clubs, becoming the top goal scorer in World Cup history and being a part of Brazil's 2002 World Cup winning team.

* Latin America: Can ad campaigns in several countries make a significant dent in machismo culture?

* Nicaragua: A former member of the Contras turned criminal gang leader was shot dead on Sunday.

* Mexico: MVS radio rehired journalist Carmen Aristegui eight days after firing her over controversial comments on President Felipe Calderon.

Video Source – YouTube via Soccer by Ives
Online Sources- NPR, LAHT, MSNBC,

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