Monday, May 2, 2011

Daily Headlines: May 2, 2011

* Latin America: The presidents of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru agreed to creating the Pacific Alliance, an economic bloc aimed at seeking greater access to the Asian market.

* U.S.: A White House report released last week highlighted a serious “educational crisis” in the Latino community.

* Brazil: Divers "localized and identified" the black box of Air France Flight 447 that crashed nearly two years ago off the Brazilian coast.

* Nicaragua: President Daniel Ortega blasted last Friday’s royal wedding since the British monarchy is “tainted with blood because they are celebrating while…blood is being spilled in Libya."

Image – AP via ABC News (“Chile's President Sebastian Pinera, right, shakes hands with Mexico's President Felipe Calderon, left, as Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, center, looks on at the government palace in Lima, Peru, Thursday, April 28, 2011.”)
Online Sources- CNN, Huffington Post, CBC News, MSNBC

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