Thursday, July 12, 2012

Daily Headlines: July 12, 2012

* Bolivia: President Evo Morales announced that the government would take over the Malku Khota mining project after five people died in protests last week.

* Mexico: The Nuevo Laredo-based El MaƱana newspaper became the latest north Mexican daily to promise not to report on “narcoviolence”.

* Latin America: A new study published in the journal Nature claimed that the first inhabitants of the Americas came over 15,0000 years ago in three waves of migration.

* Brazil: Indigenous demonstrators agreed to end their three week-long protest at the site of the controversial Belo Monte dam project.

Video Source – YouTube via teleSUR

Online Sources- Reuters, Fox News Latino, UPI, NPR, The Latin Americanist

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