Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Daily Headlines: February 7, 2012
* Brazil: Authorities filed a lawsuit seeking to block Twitter accounts and messages warning about “radar locations, speed traps, and DUI checkpoints.”
* Mexico: Josefina Vasquez Mota became the first female presidential candidate from a major political party after winning the primary for the ruling PAN on Sunday.
* Dominican Republic: At least eighteen migrants died after the boat they where traveling in capsized off the Dominican coast.
* Cuba: Former president Fidel Castro made a “rare appearance” in Havana in order to promote his new memoir.
Image Source – Flickr via xioubin low (CC BY 2.0)
Online Sources- CNet News, Reuters, Voice of America, MSNBC