Thursday, June 30, 2011

Daily Headlines: June 30, 2011

* Brazil: A neat individual effort from Rosana in the 54th minute was enough for Brazil to win 1-0 over Australia in their opening women's World Cup match.

* South America: Ecuador extradited to Colombia an alleged FARC guerilla leader who is linked to Sinaloa’s drug gang.

* Haiti: A scientific study "strongly suggests" that U.N. peacekeepers spread a deadly cholera strain that has killed thousands of Haitians.

* Honduras: The Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve in Honduras was placed back on the UNESCO list of endangered world heritage sites.

Image – Getty Images via BBC News (“Brazil's Rosana celebrates her goal for the runners-up of the last World Cup.”)
Online Sources- UPI,, Xinhua, MSNBC

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