Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Daily Headlines: June 8, 2011

* Argentina: Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires reopened on Tuesday after hundreds of flights were cancelled due to the erupting Puyehue volcano in neighboring Chile.

* Haiti: At least 23 people are dead in Haiti after heavy rains caused flash flooding and several mudslides.

* South America: The OPEC cartel should not increase output yet and a $100 per oil barrel is a "reasonable" price according to comments made by the presidents of Ecuador and Venezuela on Tuesday.

* Venezuela: Days after trouncing the U.S. by a score of 4-0, Spain's national soccer team shutout Venezuela with a comfortable 3-0 win.

Image - New York Daily News ("The terrifying eruption of a volcano in Chile has become a dazzling display of nature's raw power. The blast along the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain launched a huge cloud of smoke and ash as far as 6 miles into the sky on May 4, causing officials to evacuate nearly 3,500 people from the surrounding area.")
Online Sources - Monsters & Critics,, MarketWatch, Xinhua

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