Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Daily Headlines: October 12, 2011 (Updated)

* Mexico: Mexican authorities cooperated with their U.S. counterparts in order to help foil a supposed Iranian-backed plan to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. (Update: According to the Buenos Aires Herald, Argentina's Jewish community is "concerned" with the alleged plot since the plan was said to have involved attacks in Buenos Aires)

* Paraguay: Over 27,000 cattle received vaccinations as part of a campaign to halt an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease.

* U.S.: A coalition of 25 civil rights and labor advocacy groups petitioned for an end to employment credit checks that allegedly hurt Latino job applicants.

* Puerto Rico: The Island’s emblematic coqui frog could soon be placed on an endangered species list.

Video Source – YouTube user Associated Press

Online Sources- Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg, Huffington Post, Fox News Latino

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