Monday, March 21, 2011

Daily Headlines: March 21, 2011

* Peru: Ex-President Alejandro Toledo’s lead in the presidential polls narrowed against populist candidate Ollanta Humala.

* Chile: A Florida court sentenced Dannie Roy Baker to five life sentences for the shooting deaths of two Chilean exchange students in February 2009.

* Cuba: Pugilist Odlanier Solis was jeered by the crowd after losing to Vitali Klitschko in the first round of their heavyweight boxing title fight on Saturday.

* Colombia: Nine people were sentenced to forty years in prison for the murder of former paramilitary leader Carlos Castano.

Image – Reuters via Peru21
Online Sources- La Tercera, The Latin Americanist, Bloomberg, The Guardian, BBC News

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