Friday, November 1, 2013
Daily Headlines: November 1, 2013
* Mexico: Mexican legislators approved a proposal that would raise taxes on sugary drinks and junk food.
* Latin America: According to a new World Bank report Peru is the best Latin American country for foreign investors while Venezuela is the worst in the region.
* Cuba: Direct passenger flights between Key West, Florida and Cuba are expected to resume for the first time in fifty-one years.
* Chile: Canada’s Barrick will halt development of its Pascua-Lama gold mine in Chile that was opposed to by some local residents and environmental activists.
Video Source – YouTube via euronews
Online Sources- Bloomberg; Fox News Latino; GlobalPost; Reuters