Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Daily Headlines: July 20, 2011
* Chile: Medical examiners concluded that ex-President Salvador Allende committed suicide and was not murdered during a military coup in September 1973.
* Ecuador: Court proceedings began in an $80 million libel lawsuit pitting President Rafael Correa against editors at the El Universo newspaper.
* U.S.: Congressional ratification of free trade pacts with Colombia and Panama could be further delayed until September according to the White House.
* Uruguay: Two goals from Luis Suarez lifted Uruguay over Peru and into the Copa America finals.
Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English (The 37-year mystery into the death of Salvador Allende appears to have been finally solved after his corpse was exhumed and an autopsy was performed).
Online Sources- BBC News, CNN, Reuters, USA TODAY