Monday, April 16, 2012

Daily Headlines: April 16, 2012

* Peru: Thirty-six energy workers kidnapped by the Shining Path last week were freed on Saturday though it’s unclear if a ransom was paid to the rebels.

* Mexico: According to poll results released yesterday, ruling party presidential candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota gained 4% support though she is 19% behind frontrunner Enrique Pena Nieto.

* U.S.: Film director Robert Rodriguez said that his new cable television network, El Rey, is expected to launch sometime between September 2013 and January 2014.

* Latin America: Latin America is the top destination for emerging market private equity investors in 2012 according to a global survey of investors.

Image Source – YouTube via Al Jazeera English

Online Sources- GlobalPost, UPI, Reuters, Bloomberg

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