Thursday, February 2, 2012
Daily Headlines: February 2, 2012
* Mexico: According to the central bank remittances to Mexico grew by 6.9% in 2011; thus, representing the biggest rate of increase since 2006.
* Guatemala: Can the government and civil society unite to combat a “relentless wave of femicides”?
* Brazil: Social media research company Semiocast concluded that Brazil leapfrogged Japan to become the second most-represented country on Twitter.
* Venezuela: Trade between Cuba and Venezuela reportedly soared by 78% to over $6 billion in 2010.
Image Source – Flickr via navart (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Online Sources- Los Angeles Times, PC Magazine, IPS, El Universal