Thursday, January 23, 2014

Daily Headlines: January 23, 2014

* Colombia: Star striker Radamel Falcao will likely miss this summer’s World Cup after he tore an anterior cruciate ligament during a soccer match in France on Wednesday.

* South America: The value of the Argentine peso declined to its weakest level in twelve years today while the Venezuelan government unveiled a new dual-rate foreign exchange system.

* Puerto Rico: A spokeswoman for the White House claimed that the Obama administration is not considering a financial bailout to an economically weak Puerto Rico.

* Latin America: A U.N. report published this week found that gender inequality persists throughout Latin America despite more women being employed throughout the region.

Video Source – YouTube user Pasión Futbolista

Online Sources- ESPN FC; Reuters; Bloomberg; Xinhua; La Prensa

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