Monday, March 14, 2011

Daily Headlines: March 14, 2011

* Brazil: O Estado de Sao Paulo reporter Andrei Netto was freed from a Libyan prison last week after being detained for approximately five days.

* Guatemala: Jorge Sosa may be under custody but that hasn’t deterred U.S. and Canadian authorities from “closing in” other ex-Guatemalan military members who participated in 1982’s Dos Erres Massacre.

* Haiti: Five candidates who lost in the first round of Haiti's presidential election have backed Michel Martelly in the March 20th runoff.

* Ecuador: Attorneys representing Chevron filed an appeal against an Ecuadorian court verdict last month that ordered the company to pay a $9.5 billion fine.

Image – AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere via (Brazilian journalist Andrei Netto addresses reporters, during an interview with the Associated Press in Paris, Saturday March 12, 2011.”)
Online Sources-, Reuters, The Canadian Press, France24, The Latin Americanist

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