Saturday, March 5, 2011

Weekend Headlines: March 5-6, 2011

* U.S.: Could a “wave of young Hispanic voters” make a difference in upcoming elections throughout the U.S.?

* Mexico: Twenty-year-old Marisol Valdes who last October became police chief of a northern Mexican town has reportedly fled across the border and sought asylum in the U.S.

* Haiti: Presidential candidate Mirlande Manigat bashed the recent resumption of deportations from the U.S. and claimed that it will “lead to an increase in Haiti's crime rate."

* Argentina: UNESCO awarded the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo in recognition of the group’s efforts defending human rights.

Image – Hispanically Speaking News
Online Sources- U.N. News Center, AFP, The Atlantic, The Guardian

1 comment:

Alfredo said...

Vivan las abuelas!!!