Monday, February 25, 2013
Daily Headlines: February 25, 2013
* Cuba: President Raul Castro announced that he would step down in 2018 and declared several political reforms allegedly aimed at attracting younger leaders to the Cuban Communist Party.
* Venezuela: The supposed return of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez to his homeland one week ago has apparently done little to calm Venezuelans who are worried over the future of their country.
* Argentina: More than fifty African countries pledged their support of Argentina’s sovereignty claim over the disputed Falklands.
* Brazil: A Brazilian court last week dropped all the charges filed last year against Chevron and Transocean regarding a 2011 offshore oil spill.
Video Source – YouTube via euronews
Online Sources- Bloomberg, NBC News, NPR, The Latin Americanist, Mercopress