Friday, October 28, 2011

Daily Headlines: October 28, 2011

Haitian Charcoal Boats
* Haiti: A new global ranking by British risk analysis firm Maplecroft found that Haiti is the country with the highest risk of being impacted by climate change.

* Dominican Republic: Dominican police were behind an "alarming" 10.5% of the nation's killings in 2010 according to Amnesty International.

* Colombia: Tens of thousands of people marched in Bogotá on Wednesday against government-backed education reforms.

* Mexico: State oil company Pemex was hit with a massive $5.8 billion loss in the third quarter after posting a profit in the previous quarter.

Image Source – Flickr user Mangrove Mike (“Two sailboats carrying charcoal heading toward Port de Paix, north coast of Haiti.”) (CC BY 2.0)

Online Sources- USA TODAY, Reuters, CNN, Press TV

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