Monday, July 25, 2011

Daily Headlines: July 25, 2011

* Ecuador: President Rafael Correa and international press groups are not seeing eye-to-eye in the wake of last week’s libel lawsuit decision against one of the country’s main newspapers.

* Puerto Rico: "I always played for my island," declared Roberto Alomar who became only the third Puerto Rican to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

* Cuba: Blogger Yoani Sanchez gave a tribute to retired Cuban archbishop Pedro Meurice who passed away last Thursday.

* Venezuela: Ailing President Hugo Chávez returned to Venezuela over the weekend and declared that Cuban doctors could not detect any malignant cells in his body.

Image – EFE via (The front page of El Universo was printed blank in response to a judge’s decision that found three of the newspaper’s directors guilty of libel).
Online Sources- New York times, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera English

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