Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Daily Headlines: October 3, 2012
* Bolivia: Scientists in Bolivia have reportedly been able to use tree ring samples to more accurately measure rainfall levels in the Amazon basin.
* South America: The U.N.’s economic body for Latin America estimates that the regional economy this year will grow at a slower pace than initially estimated.
* Mexico: U.S. and Mexican immigration officials announced a pilot program that would use air travel to repatriate Mexican nationals.
* Costa Rica: Legislators voted overwhelmingly for a proposal that would make Costa Rica the first Latin American country to ban hunting as a sport.
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Online Sources- UPI, MSNBC, LAHT, Reuters