Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Daily Headlines: September 11, 2012

* Venezuela: Human rights group Survival International retraced claims initially made last month over the alleged massacre of dozens of members of Venezuela’s indigenous Yanomami community.
* Cuba: Thirteen dissidents including “prominent” activist Marta Beatriz Roque started a hunger strike yesterday in order to protest the Cuban “government's persecution of its opponents.”

* Brazil: The Brazilian population between 2010 and 2012 grew by roughly 3.2 million people, which is nearly the same total population as Uruguay.

* U.S.: The U.S. Border Patrol halted the Migration Interior Repatriation Program, a plan started in 2004 where undocumented migrants were deported to Mexico via plane flights.

Video Source – YouTube via AFP

Online Sources- The Guardian, Reuters, Mercopress, Arizona Star

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