Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Daily Headlines: June 7, 2011

* Mexico: Poet and journalist Javier Sicilia is leading several hundred people in a peaceful anti-violence march from Mexico City to the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez.

* Haiti: Doctors Without Borders warned that Haiti's cholera outbreak could go through an "alarming resurgence" due to ongoing sanitation and hygiene problems.

* South America: The presidents of Brazil and Venezuela, (Dilma Rousseff and Hugo Chávez) signed several oil and infrastructure agreements yesterday.

* Argentina: FIFA officials are looking into odd betting patterns and possible match fixing in last week's 4-1 Argentina loss to Nigeria.

Image - Leovigildo Gonzalez/Reuters via CSMonitor.com ("People rally near the cathedral in Morelia, Mexico as part of a campaign against violence called 'Peace Caravan.' About 500 people started the caravan of 14 buses and 30 cars in Cuernavaca on June 4, to protest against high levels of crime in the country.")
Online Sources - ESPN Soccernet, El Universal, Monsters and Critics, TheStar.com

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