Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Daily Headlines: October 23, 2013

* Cuba: The Cuban government will phase out its “unpopular” dual-currency system that has been in place since 1994 in favor of a new single currency.

* Mexico: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto might launch an official investigation into the alleged hacking of then-President Felipe Calderon’s public e-mail by the U.S. National Security Agency.

* Honduras: Recant polls indicated that Xiomara Castro, the wife of ousted President Manuel Zelaya, and Congressional chief Juan Hernandez are in a statistical dead heat ahead of next month's presidential election.

* Haiti: U.S. immigration officials released from custody four Haitian migrants who were found last week holding on to the hull of a capsized boat near the coast of Miami.

Video Source – YouTube via euronews

Online Sources- Reuters;; The Latin Americanist; Huffington Post; ABC News

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