Thursday, November 24, 2011
Daily Headlines: November 24, 2011
* Colombia: According to the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, Colombia has the world’s second-highest number of casualties due to landmines with over 500 victims in 2010.
* Brazil: The country's National Petroleum Agency barred Chevron from oil drilling activities days after the company accepted responsibility for an oil leak off the Brazilian coast.
* Panama: French officials gave permission for the extradition of ex-Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega back to his homeland.
* Mexico: Police in Guadalajara found at least twenty bodies located in three abandoned cars reportedly along with “a message from an alleged gang.”
Image Source – Via Flickr user Luis Perez (Possible landmine found in the Colombian state of Antioquia). (CC BY 2.0)
Online Sources- Colombia Reports, Voice of America, The Guardian, BBC News