Thursday, July 22, 2010

Daily Headlines: July 22, 2010

* Puerto Rico: Unemployment on the commonwealth decreased by 0.2% in June but remains high at 16.6%.

* Latin America: The head of the Organization of American States’ permanent council said that he was forced to resign days before an extraordinary session of the regional body on Venezuela-Colombia relations.

* Haiti: A general strike has been planned for today in protest against government plans to hold elections this November.

* Peru: Archeologists discovered the remains of a person who lived 1200 years ago as part of the pre-Incan Sican culture.

Image – Christian Science Monitor (“A demonstrator holds a sign that reads "Zero layoffs" in Spanish during a protest…(last October) in San Juan, Puerto Rico.”)
Online Sources- LAHT, El Universal, Miami Herald, AFP

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