Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Daily Headlines: December 7, 2011
* Brazil: According to Brazil’s National Institute of Space Research deforestation in the Amazon rainforest dropped to its lowest level since record-keeping began in 1988.
* Honduras: Luz Marina Paz became the seventeenth Honduran journalist killed since 2010 after she was gunned down and murdered yesterday.
* Venezuela: Plans for a government-backed housing initiative have slowed down due to labor unrest at Venezuela’s largest steelmaker.
* Chile: Colo Colo, one of Chile’s most popular soccer teams, was the fifth-most popular sports topic on Twitter in 2011 according to the social networking service.
Image Source – Flickr via CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Online Sources – MarketWatch, Fox News Latino, Twitter, CNN