Monday, May 23, 2011

Daily Headlines: May 23, 2011

* Chile: The body of former President Salvador Allende will be exhumed today in order to potentially find out whether his death in a 1973 military coup came by suicide or by attacking troops.

* Costa Rica: According to a new study most Canadians would be willing to seek medical treatment abroad in countries like Costa Rica if it were covered by the healthcare system.

* Peru: Researchers concluded that the Inca civilization was able to grow partly due to the innovation of using llama dung as a fertilizer at high altitudes.

* Puerto Rico: Police are considering imposing a curfew in order to combat violent crime.

Image – AP via (“In this Sept. 11, 1973 picture, soldiers and firefighters carry the body of Chile's President Salvador Allende, wrapped in a Bolivian poncho, out the destroyed La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile after a coup led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet that ended Allende's three-year government.”)
Online Sources- CBS News, The Guardian,, Fox News Latino

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