Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Daily Headlines: October 25, 2011
* Latin America: The price of coffee could rise due to bad weather hindering Colombian coffee output, while Hurricane Rina strengthened to a Category 2 storm near the Yucatan Peninsula.
* Peru: According to a senior Peruvian official his country and the U.S. are negotiating “a bilateral defense agreement” that would also include greater counternarcotics aid.
* Guatemala: Starting next year Guatemala will take over Brazil’s two-year temporary seat on the U.N. Security Council.
* Mexico: Soccer star Javier “El Chicharito” Hernandez signed a new five-year contract with one of the world’s premier teams: English side Manchester United.
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