Monday, March 28, 2011

Daily Headlines: March 28, 2011

* Brazil: Five policemen in the city of Manaus were arrested after a security camera caught them harassing and shooting at a fourteen-year-old boy.

* Venezuela: A group of university protesters ended their month-long hunger strike after the government reportedly met their demands of increased public spending on universities.

* Colombia: Residents of the Amazon village of Nazareth have banned tourists partly due to the visitors' alleged disrespect towards indigenous people.

* South America: At least 38 people have died in Paraguay and Bolivia as a result of a dengue outbreak began roughly three months ago.

Video Source – AP via YouTube
Online Sources- UPI, MercoPress, The Canadian Press, BBC News

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