Friday, June 17, 2011

Daily Headlines: June 17, 2011

* Haiti: Over fifty groups including the American Civil Liberties Union called on the U.N. to pressure the U.S. to halt the deportations of convicted criminals to Haiti.

* Mexico: Authorities arrested the suspected leader of the Juarez drug gang who goes by the nickname "El Brad Pitt."

* Argentina: President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner blasted the British government as “arrogant” for refusing to negotiate over the sovereignty of the Falklands.

* Guatemala: Five couples filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania adoption agency that supposedly tried to scam them when they tried to adopt Guatemalan children.

Image – AlterNet (“Haitians stand in front of the main US Immigration office building as they watch others protest in Miami in 2006.”)
Online Sources- MSNBC, BBC News, Reuters,

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