Friday, May 21, 2010

Daily Headlines: May 21, 2010

* Cuba: President Raul Castro and two leading Cuban Catholic Church officials met on Wednesday and discussed “the sensitive issue of imprisoned political dissidents.”

* Chile: President Sebastian Pinera’s first state-of-the-nation speech delivered today focused on post-earthquake recuperation and improving the Chilean economy.

* Central America: Did a Costa Rican website go too far in claiming that the “Panama Canal is controlled by Israelis” or is the Panamanian government overreacting?

* Latin America: SABMiller may’ve had strong sales in Latin America yet the major brewer posted less-than-expected earnings.

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