Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Daily Headlines: April 25, 2012
* Dominican Republic: A delegation from the U.S. Department of Labor will reportedly look into accusations of child labor and abuses of Dominican sugar workers.
* Latin America: A gunned down Brazilian newspaper reporter became the fourth journalist killed in that country this year, while Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli publicly apologized for calling a local reporter a drug addict.
* Mexico: Approximately half of state prosecuting authorities will not investigate allegations of $24 million in bribes paid by Wal-Mart’s Mexican division.
* Paraguay: After years of delays 2005 court decision to return ancestral lands to the indigenous Yakye Axa community is supposedly being implemented.
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Online Sources- MSNBC, USA TODAY, LAHT, Chicago Tribune, Deutsche Welle