Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Daily Headlines: February 23, 2011

* U.S.: A review of the 1970 death of journalist Rubén Salazar concluded that he was killed due to “tactical mistakes” by Los Angeles police, not on purpose.

* Haiti: A Google "person finder" database created after the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti was launched again in response to this week’s deadly tremors in New Zealand.

* Venezuela: Legal wrangling continues over where to bury former Venezuelan president Carlos Andres Perez nearly two months after he died.

* Mexico: At least 11,300 migrants, most from Central America, were kidnapped in Mexico between April and September of last year according to a report released yesterday.

Image – L.A. Weekly (The August 1970 death of Rubén Salazar by a tear gas missile shot by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was a pivotal point in the development of the Chicano rights movement).
Online Sources- Knight Center for Journalism in the America, CBC, MSNBC, ABC Online

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