Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Daily Headlines: August 21, 2013
* Mexico: No immediate reports of damage or injuries have been reported as a result of a magnitude 6.1 earthquake that shook Mexico City this morning.
* Brazil: The value of Brazil’s currency could continue to fall due to concerns by investors over the growing rate of inflation.
* Chile: The former head of the Chilean army admitted that he stole and illegally put up for adoption the child of two political activists killed after the 1973 military coup.
* Colombia: A representative for Colombia’s FARC guerillas accepted some responsibility for the “cruelty and pain provoked by our forces” caused during the country’s decades-long civil conflict.
Video Source – YouTube via user Cadena3Noticias
Online Sources- Reuters; ABC News; Bloomberg