Friday, October 14, 2011
Daily Headlines: October 14, 2011
* Cuba: A Chinese-made oil rig is expected to arrive in Cuban waters in December and commence drilling in January according to Spanish company Repsol.
* Mexico: Police detained the alleged third-highest ranking member of the Zetas drug gang who is also accused of a deadly arson attack at a Monterrey casino.
* Argentina: Some members of the U.S. Congress are pressuring to block development loans from entities like the World Bank to Argentina.
* Guatemala: Authorities issued an arrest warrant against ex-president Oscar Mejia who is wanted on charges of genocide.
Image – Via Flickr user kenhodge13 (“Oil rig platform anchored in Darwin Harbour, Australia for maintenance purposes. These rigs are towed into Darwin from time to time for maintenance.”) (CC BY 2.0)
Online Sources- Reuters, BBC News, BusinessWeek