Thursday, June 7, 2012

Daily Headlines: June 7, 2012

* Latin America: The Organization of American States General Assembly may’ve concluded with deep divisions over the group’s human rights system but members did back Argentina's claim to the Falklands Islands.

* Cuba: Malaysian-based Petronas became the next foreign oil firm to drill off the Cuban coast though it remains to be seen if they will have the same misfortune as Spain’s Repsol.

* Chile: Representatives from Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico met in Antofagasta and signed a pact creating the Pacific Alliance bloc.

* Brazil: With two years left to go until the Brazil hosts the World Cup, President Dilma Rousseff signed into a law a resolution removing a ban on alcohol sales during soccer matches.

Video Source – YouTube via TVPublicaArgentina

Online Sources- BusinessWeek, Miami Herald, AFP, BBC News

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