Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Daily Headlines: June 26, 2012
* Bolivia: Despite calls by the government to “avoid any bloodshed” scores of police on strike clashed with supporters of President Evo Morales in La Paz yesterday.
* U.S.: Hours after the Supreme Court issued a mixed ruling on Arizona’s SB 1070 immigration law the Justice Department set up a hotline to report "potential civil rights concerns" related to that law.
* Ecuador: The last surviving member of the Pinta Island subspecies of giant tortoises died on the Galapagos Islands on Sunday.
* Argentina: China is seeking to deepen its economic ties to Latin America by signing a series of agricultural agreements with Argentina.
Video Source – YouTube via CNN
Online Sources- BBC News, CBS News, CNN, Bernama, The Latin Americanist