Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Daily Headlines: March 27, 2012

Marcha Contra las FARC en Medellín Colombia 4 de febrero 2008
* 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.

Image Source – Flickr via medea_material (CC BY 2.0)

Online Sources- News24, BBC News, Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times

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