Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Daily Headlines: May 25, 2011

* Guatemala: President Alvaro Colom claimed that authorities arrested the suspected head of a group of hit men who massacred twenty-seven Guatemalans earlier this month.

* Honduras: After an almost two year absence Honduras could be readmitted to the Organization of American States in a scheduled vote on June 1st.

* Nicaragua: A recent poll showed that President Daniel Ortega would easily win reelection despite serious concerns over the constitutionality of heist campaign.

* Mexico: Earl Anthony Wayne, a career diplomat who served as U.S. ambassador to Argentina between 2006 and 2009, will reportedly be chosen as the next ambassador to Mexico.

Image – AP via (“A soldier stands next to a message written in blood at the site of a massacre in a ranch in La Bomba, northern Guatemala, Monday, May 16, 2011.”)
Online Sources- Voice of America, The Latin Americanist, Bloomberg, Houston Chronicle, Inside Costa Rica

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