Latin America Digest: Today's one-line news briefs
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — Police in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo have killed more than 11,000 people in the last six years, many execution-style, according to a report released Tuesday by Human Rights Watch.
San Jose, Costa Rica – The president-elect of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo, said he wants political amnesty for all those involved in the June coup that ousted former President Manuel Zelaya.
Lima, Peru — Peru’s military is testing MBT-2000 tanks from China and is close to a deal to buy an undetermined number, Defense Minister Rafael Rey said.
Veracruz, Mexico — Mexican prosecutors said they had arrested 43-year-old suspect Michael Cornelius Burke Jr., who is wanted by the FBI in the 2004 rapes of two girls in Abington, Pa.
--Times staff and wire reports