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.

Video Source – YouTube via user WWFunitedkingdom

Online Sources- UPI, MSNBC, LAHT, Reuters

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