Monday, June 27, 2011

Daily Headlines: June 27, 2011

* Peru: The government revoked a silver mining contract given to a Canadian firm after several days of deadly protests in southern Peru.

* U.S.: A comprehensive immigration bill was relaunched in the Senate last week while some members of the Cuban exile community are concerned by a separate proposal.

* South America: The odds appear slim that talks will resume between Bolivian and Chilean representatives over the landlocked country’s wish to gain access to the ocean.

* Honduras: In what was reported as Manuel Zelaya’s “first major public appearance since returning from exile”, the former president called for a constitutional assembly as well as an end to the country’s “oligarchy”.

Image – AFP via BBC News
Online Sources- UPI, People’s Daily Online, The Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, MSNBC

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