Thursday, December 1, 2011
Daily Headlines: December 1, 2011
* Honduras: The Honduran legislature voted in favor of deploying troops in order to combat organized crime and drug traffickers.
* Latin America: Haiti and Venezuela are among the world’s most corrupt countries according to a report released by Transparency International.
* Mexico: The Interior Department reprimanded officials in Sonora for publicly discussing the criminal record of a recently killed anti-crime activist.
* Chile: A Chilean court convicted a police officer and sentenced him to five years in prison for the shooting death of an indigenous Mapuche man.
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Online Sources - Reuters, MSNBC, The Guardian, UNPO