Monday, May 16, 2011

Daily Headlines: May 16, 2011

* Panama: Is the infrastructure in the U.S. unprepared for the “major trade boost” that could come with the expansion of the Panama Canal?

* Mexico: As part of an overhaul of Mexico’s immigration agency seven top officials were fired while forty agents are reportedly under investigation for possible human rights abuses.

* Cuba: A cruise ship heading towards Florida rescued nine Cuban migrants on a raft on Saturday.

* Argentina: In the latest edition of one of the world’s most exciting soccer derbies, Boca Juniors beat River Plate by a score of 2-0.

Image – LAHT (The expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to be completed by 2014).
Online Sources- Reuters, MSNBC,, Sacramento Bee, AFP

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