Thursday, October 17, 2013
Daily Headlines: October 17, 2013
* Haiti: According to the Global Slavery Index 2013, Haiti ranks as second among the countries with the highest prevalence of modern slavery.
* Latin America: Russia has reportedly boosted their weapons sales into Latin America including supplying $1.7 billion in weapons this week to Peru and Brazil.
* Brazil: Inflation in Brazil is expected to reach a year low 5.7% this month though it’s expected to rise slightly by the end of 2013.
* El Salvador: World soccer governing body FIFA issued lifetime bans against fourteen Salvadoran players who were under suspension over alleged match fixing.
Video Source – YouTube via The Pulitzer Center
Online Sources- BBC News; UPI; SI.com; Reuters