Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Daily Headlines: January 10, 2012
* Haiti: Uruguayan prosecutors might drop the case against six U.N. troops accused of raping a young man in Haiti last year.
* Colombia: The chief of the FARC rebels, known by the alias of “Timochenko”, said that he would be willing to reopen negotiations with the government.
* U.S.: The ABC television network is facing heat from Puerto Ricans a character on the debut episode of “Work It” said "I'm Puerto Rican... I'd be great at selling drugs."
* Brazil: At least eight people died in Rio de Janeiro state as a result of a landslide caused by torrential rain.
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Online Sources- CNN, BBC News, MSNBC, Huffington Post