Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Daily Headlines: November 30, 2011

* Latin America: At a global climate conference in South Africa, a representative of the ALBA bloc called for developed countries to take more action against increased greenhouse gas emissions.

* Guatemala: Guatemalan officials urged Canada to prosecute suspected war criminal Jorge Sosa rather than extradite him to the U.S. where he’s accused of immigration fraud.

* Peru: Construction at the proposed Conga gold mine was suspended in response to a six-day protest against the plan.

* Chile: A Chilean judge requested the extradition of a “former U.S. military attaché” suspected in the murder of a journalist days after the 1973 coup.

Image Source – Flickr user UNclimatechange (CC BY 2.0)

Online Sources- Bloomberg, Reuters, BBC News, CTV News, The Latin Americanist

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