Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Daily Headlines: July 12, 2011

* U.S.: While Congress continues to play politics with the Panama and Colombia free trade deals, “scores of protesters” gathered across from the White House to rally against the agreement with Colombia.

* Haiti: Did the Haitian government really reject cholera vaccinations, as was clamed by the head of a Dutch pharmaceutical firm?

* Panama: The Central American country improved on international tax standards and isn’t the tax haven it used to be according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

* Chile: Approximately 45,000 workers at state-owned mining giant Codelco went on strike to voice their opposition to a government-backed "modernization plan."

Image – semana.com
Online Sources- Reuters, Defend Haiti, The Telegraph, LAHT

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