Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Daily Headlines: March 27, 2012
* Colombia: President Juan Manuel Santos said that thirty-six members of the FARC were killed yesterday as part of a military offensive against the guerillas.
* Guatemala: At a summit of Central American states, Guatemalan President Otto Perez urged an “end (to) the myths, the taboos” preventing a meaningful debate on drug legalization.
* Argentina: The U.S. will reportedly suspend a series of trade preferences to Argentina after deeming that the South American country’s government failed to “to pay damages owed (to) U.S. investors”.
* U.S.: A Los Angeles Police Department investigation found that one of its officers engaged in racial profiling against Latino motorists.
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Online Sources- News24, BBC News, Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times