Monday, February 6, 2012

Daily Headlines: February 6, 2012

* Panama: At least one person was killed after police clashed with indigenous protesters blockading the Pan American Highway.

* Brazil: The military have been deployed to Bahia where 10,000 members of the state police went on strike and refused to return to their posts.

* Ecuador: Chevron refused to issue a “court-mandated” public apology accepting guilt for polluting the Ecuadorian Amazon.

* U.S.: The mayor of East Haven, Connecticut refused to fire his police chief despite a federal investigation charging four officers of racial profiling and harassing Latino residents.

Video Source – YouTube via euronews

Online Sources- CBC News, LAHT, Fox News, Global Voices Online

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