Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Daily Headlines: September 21, 2011

* Ecuador: By a 3-to-1 vote an appeals court upheld the libel convictions and sentences against three former newspaper executives and ex-El Universo editorialist Emilio Palacio.

* Haiti: A medical records review of Wildrick Guerrier, a Haitian man who died in January after being deported from the U.S., reportedly showed that he was healthy during his time in detention.

* U.S.: A trio of stalled free trade pacts including agreements with Panama and Colombia could finally be moving forward in Congress.

* Mexico: Police nabbed a former police chief turned suspected “key figure” of the Knights Templar drug gang.

Image – La Republica

Online Sources- Boston Globe,, The Latin Americanist, NPR, Bloomberg

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