Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Daily Headlines: April 5, 2011

* Cuba: The U.S. Justice Department reversed its previous stance and said that the alleged plotters of the 9/11 attacks will be tried in military courts at the Guantanamo Bay facility.

* Chile: The prices of copper have risen in part due to decreasing supplies at some of Chile’s main copper mines.

* Colombia: Over 150 soldiers sentenced for the “worst human-rights violations” are in a prison with “privileges and comforts worthy of a hotel,” according to Semana magazine.

* Brazil: French officials said that it could take weeks to recover over 200 bodies from the wreckage of an Air France plane that crashed off the Brazilian coast in 2009.

Image – Colin Perkel/The Canadian Press/AP/File via CSMonitor.com (“The entrance to Camp Delta at Guantánamo Bay is seen on Oct. 24, 2010.”)
Online Sources- Xinhua, Bloomberg, LAHT, BBC News

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