Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Daily Headlines: March 6, 2012

São Paulo - Skyline by night
* Brazil: Official figures released today showed that the Brazilian economic boom continued last year though the 2.7% growth rate was slightly less than originally predicted.

* Peru: Approximately 5000 people in Amazon province of Madre de Dios protested against government plans to crack down on illegal mining operations.

* Dominican Republic: Famous television producer, presenter and philanthropist Rafael Corporán died on Monday at the age of 71.

* U.S.: According to a new poll a majority of Latino voters would support President Barack Obama in a head-to-head matchup with any of the Republican presidential hopefuls.

Image Source – Flickr via Andre Deak (The nighttime skyline of Sao Paulo, Brazil.) (CC BY 2.0).

Online Sources- BBC News, AFP, Dominican Today, Fox News Latino

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