Friday, January 24, 2014

Daily Headlines: January 24, 2014

* Chile: A Memorial for Diversity was inaugurated this week and dedicated to the late Daniel Zamudio, a gay Chilean teen who in 2012 was tortured and murdered due to his sexual orientation.

* Argentina: The government announced plans to ease currency controls after the Argentine peso on Thursday devalued by the most since the 2002 economic crisis.

* Bolivia: “Bolivia cannot remain excluded from this technology, which belongs to all humankind,” said President Evo Morales as he declared that his country would construct a nuclear power plant.

* Panama: Can genetically modified mosquitos help ease an outbreak of the dengue fever in Panama?
Video Source – CNN Chile via YouTube

Online Sources- I Love Chile News; Bloomberg; Inside Costa Rica; TIME

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