Thursday, September 16, 2010

Daily Headlines: September 16, 2010

* Latin America: According to U.N. figures Latin American exports and imports are expected to shoot up this year and the region will end this year with a trade surplus.

* Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez urged the extradition of a man convicted of a pair of 2003 bombings in Caracas and who is currently seeking asylum in the U.S.

* Cuba: Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez criticized U.S. President Barack Obama and claimed that he “has fallen far short of the expectations created by his speeches."

* Chile: Both houses of Chile’s legislature are expected to approve an increase in mining royalties designed to pay for post-earthquake reconstruction.

Image – The Guardian (“The 'super port' in Sao Joao da Barra is the largest port investment in Brazil and will have capacity for the largest ships in the world.”)
Online Sources- Miami Herald, CNN, Reuters,

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

from de Clermont - how ironic, laughable and utterly disconnected with reality that Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez criticized Obama. He should realise his administration's and Dictator's enormously grotesque shortcomings and failed promises.