Friday, April 29, 2011

Daily Headlines: April 29, 2011

* South America: Ecuadorian police are investigating if several hundred military uniforms seized in a secret Quito factory were destined for the FARC rebels in Colombia.

* Argentina: President Cristina Fernandez proposed limiting foreign land ownership to approximately 2500 acres.

* El Salvador: Journalism right groups urged Salvadoran authorities to fully investigate the murder of a TV cameraman by “two unknown assailants.”

* Costa Rica: Ex-President Miguel Angel Rodriguez was sentenced to five years in prison for his involvement in a major bribery scandal.

Image – AFP via BBC News (“Fights between Farc rebels and (Colombian) security forces have become more frequent.”)
Online Sources- People’s Daily Online, BusinessWeek, LAHT, Reuters

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