Thursday, October 11, 2012

Daily Headlines: October 11, 2012

* Honduras: A new study from a Mexican thin-tank found that the San Pedro Sula, Honduras is the most dangerous city on Earth and that forty of the world's most violent urban areas are in Latin America.

* Costa Rica: President Laura Chinchilla signed an executive order banning shark-finning days after the country’s legislature passed a bill barring hunting for sport.

* Puerto Rico: Health officials declared a dengue epidemic in the commonwealth that has killed two and infected over 4800 individuals.

* Argentina: Latin American defense chiefs at a conference in Uruguay passed a resolution supporting Argentina’s sovereignty claim to the Falklands Islands.

Video Source – YouTube via AFP (Video uploaded in April 2012).

Online Sources-, New York Daily News, Mercopress, AFP, Reuters

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