Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Daily Headlines: November 13, 2012

* Brazil: A former top aide of ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to ten years in prison for his role in the Mensalao corruption scandal.

* Nicaragua: Government officials and representatives with the International Monetary Fund began a "process of dialogue" for a new financial aid deal.

* Latin America: A new study from the Inter-American Development Bank concluded that despite gender parity in education most working women in Latin America are underpaid.
* Chile: An estimated 50,000 people took to the streets of Santiago as part of a gay rights rally.

Online Sources: Reuters, Christian Science Monitor, BBC News, AP

Video Source: YouTube via user ExclussiveBBC

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