Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Daily Headlines: August 10, 2011

* El Salvador: Nine former Salvadoran soldiers detained for their supposed role in the infamous murder of six Jesuit priests in 1989 could be extradited to Spain.

* Latin America: Stock markets throughout the region rebounded yesterday after suffering heavy losses on Monday.

* Venezuela: Three people including two former prison governors were charged with corruption in connection to deadly rioting weeks ago at the El Rodeo prison.

* Mexico: An alleged “anti-technology group” took responsibility for setting off a bomb that injured two university professors at a college campus near Mexico City.

Image – Reuters via The Guardian (“A stone engraved with the names of the six Jesuit priests killed during El Salvador's 1980-92 civil war.”)
Online Sources- The Latin Americanist, Reuters, The Guardian, Voice of America, BBC News

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