Friday, May 11, 2012
Daily Headlines: May 11, 2012
* Haiti: A 19-year-old Haitian man testified at a closed-door judicial hearing against six former U.N. peacekeepers from Uruguay accused of sexually assaulting him last year.
* Chile: The Chilean legislature overwhelmingly backed an anti-discrimination law that had been stalled for years but was fast-tracked after the March murder of gay teen Daniel Zamudio.
* Mexico: An American Civil Liberties Union report urged U.S. authorities to investigate complaints of abuse by Border Patrol agents against migrants and Mexican residents.
* Puerto Rico: According to a poll published this week a slim majority of Puerto Ricans back the island’s current commonwealth status.
Video Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English
Online Sources- News24, Huffington Post, The Latin Americanist, MSNBC, Fox News Latino