Monday, March 12, 2012

Daily Headlines: March 12, 2012

* Honduras: 54-year-old Fausto Evelio Hernandez became the eighteenth member of the Honduran media killed over the past two years after he was slain by a “machete-wielding attacker”.

* Puerto Rico: The “brain drain” of educated and skilled youth to the mainland U.S. is reportedly hurting the ailing Puerto Rican economy.

* Chile: British Foreign Minister Jeremy Browne arrived in Chile today where he’s expected to talk with President Sebastián Piñera about numerous topics including the dispute over the Falkland Islands.

* El Salvador: The opposition ARENA party may eke out a narrow win over the ruling FMLN in yesterday’s general elections.

Image Source – Flickr via davidNallah (Honduran police at a 2009 protest). (CC BY 2.0)

Online Sources- Sky News Australia, USA TODAY, Buenos Aires Herald, BBC News

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