Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Daily Headlines: September 14, 2010 (Updated)

* Chile: Former president Michelle Bachelet could be named as the head of the U.N.’s new agency on women’s rights. (Update: On Tuesday, Bachelet was officially chosen as the chief of U.N. Women.)

* Latin America: Caribbean countries including Haiti and the Dominican Republic are under threat due to several developing tropical storms.

* Venezuela: The government will compensate cement firm Holcim $650 million for nationalizing its Venezuelan operations.

* Brazil: One of the world’s largest oil fields may have been found off the coast of Brazil and could produce about 8 billion barrels of crude.

Image – BBC News
Online Sources- BBC News, AP, Bloomberg, Reuters

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