Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Daily Headlines: September 4, 2012

* Colombia: Griselda Blanco, an infamous Colombian drug trafficker nicknamed the “Godmother of Cocaine” and “The Black Widow”, was gunned down in Medellin yesterday.

* Mexico: Money transfers to Mexico, which are the country’s third-biggest source of foreign currency, decreased slightly in July compared to the same month in 2011.

* Guatemala: Several human rights groups are opposed to the U.S. military cooperating with the Guatemalan army in a series of counternarcotics operations.

* Brazil: The population of humpback whales that migrate to the Brazilian coasts is reportedly 10,000, more than triple the number of a decade ago.

Video Source – YouTube via DiscoveryID

Online Sources- NPR, Bloomberg, Huffington Post, LAHT

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