Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Daily Headlines: May 4, 2011

* Latin America: Freedom House deemed that the Mexican press is “not free” due to the dangers the media faces from drug-related violence.

* Puerto Rico: An ACLU delegation accused the Puerto Rican police of brutality during protests against university students upset over a new government-imposed fee.

* Venezuela: Could Miranda state Gov. Henrique Capriles launch a serious challenge against President Hugo Chavez in next February’s elections?

* U.S.: Dominican-born pitcher Francisco Liriano hurled the first no-hitter in the major leagues this season in a 1-0 Minnesota Twins 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox.

Image – AP via MSNBC (“A protester carries as sign saying "Not one more of our young men!" as people march in a protest against violence in Mexico City” last month.)
Online Sources-, MSNBC, Voice of America, Los Angeles Times

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