Monday, June 4, 2012

Daily Headlines: June 4, 2012

* Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez and campaign rival Henrique Capriles both sent messages to Johan Santana congratulating him for throwing a no-hitter on Friday night. (Note: link is in Spanish).

* Latin America: Argentina tops the South American World Cup qualifying standings after routing Ecuador 4-0 while FIFA is looking into a match-fixing scandal involving games played by the Guatemalan national team.

* U.S.: The ACLU and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project filed a lawsuit against the Forest Service over alleged discrimination against Latinos.

* South America: Authorities in Venezuela captured Diego Perez Henao, a high-ranking member of Colombia's Los Rastrojos neo-paramilitary drug gang.

Video Source – YouTube via ESPN (Johan Santana became the fourth Venezuelan and first member of the New York Mets to pitch a no-hitter).

Online Sources- El Universal,,, Fox News Latino, Reuters

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