Monday, April 18, 2011

Daily Headlines: April 18, 2011

* Peru: President Alan Garcia denied that he would grant disgraced and imprisoned ex-President Alberto Fujimori a pardon for human rights abuses.

* Mexico: The police chief of Tamaulipas was fired in the wake of at least 145 bodies found in mass graves.

* Haiti: For the second time this year U.S. immigration authorities deported a group of Haitians to the Caribbean country.

* Latin America: According to the U.N. only half of Latin America’s 600,000 people infected with AIDS receive medical treatment.

Image – Reuters (“Peru's Former President Alberto Fujimori listens to the judge during the reading of the sentence of his trial at the special police headquarters in Lima April 7, 2009.”)
Online Sources- Bloomberg, BBC News,, Xinhua

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