Monday, March 26, 2012

Daily Headlines: March 26, 2012

* Ecuador: At least 4700 people have been displaced from their homes this year as a result of heavy rain causing flooding and mudslides.

* Colombia: Could Colombian economist Jose Antonio Ocampo upset White House pick Jim Yong Kim to become the next World Bank president?

* Chile: At least one fatality may have resulted after an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale struck central Chile on Sunday night.

* Mexico: Sergio Pérez became the first Formula 1 driver from Mexico to reach the podium since 1971 after he secured a career-best second place in the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Video Source – YouTube via telesurtv

Online Sources- Financial Times,, Reuters, Huffington Post

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