Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Daily Headlines: May 29, 2012

* Peru: For the second time in the last six months the Peruvian government declared a state of emergency after deadly clashes between police and anti-mining protesters.

* Argentina: Spanish oil firm Repsol will reportedly pressure the Argentine government to purchase the remaining shares of expropriated energy company YPF.

* Colombia: The FARC rebels claimed that they will release French journalist Romeo Langlois to a group of intermediaries that includes the International Red Cross.

* U.S.: According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission black and Latino children should be taught how to swim in order to decrease “racial disparities in drowning rates.”

Video Source – YouTube via IBTimesUK

Online Sources- CBS News, Reuters, euronews, Voice of America

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