Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Daily Headlines: October 9, 2012

* Caribbean: Health officials in the neighboring countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic agreed to working on a campaign aimed at eliminating cholera by 2022.
* U.S.: In the race for the White House, Mitt Romney may have closed the gap in the polls but the latest Latino Decisions tracking poll showed that President Barack Obama maintains a massive 52% lead over his Republican rival.

* Latin America: The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean due to the possibility of a continued weakening global economy.

* Paraguay: Are members of the Mercosur bloc reconsidering the suspension placed against Paraguay weeks after the ouster of then-President Fernando Lugo?
Video Source – YouTube via user newsntn24 (Video uploaded in May 2011).

Online Sources- ABC News, Businessweek, Latino Decisions, Reuters, UPI

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