Monday, February 7, 2011

Daily Headlines: February 7, 2011

* Peru: The Third Summit of South American-Arab Countries that was supposed to take place in Lima next week was suspended due to the unrest in Egypt.

* Haiti: Immigrant activists and Haitian expat groups have urged an end to deportations from the U.S. after a recently expelled migrant died of "cholera-like symptoms."

* Chile: Police raided a luxury hotel on Easter Island and evicted a group of indigenous protesters who claimed that the resort was built illegally on their land.

* Cuba: The leader of Cuban opposition group the Ladies in White told the AP that she will try to convince one of her fellow female dissidents to halt her eleven-day-old hunger strike.

Image Source - Reuters/Mohamed Abdel Ghany via Reuters ("Pro-government demonstrators (front) face-off against anti-Mubarak supporters near Tahrir Square in Cairo February 2, 2011.")
Online Sources - MSNBC, Canadian Press,, MercoPress

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