Thursday, February 20, 2014

Daily Headlines: February 20, 2014

* Panama: Work on a major expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to resume today after a two-week hiatus due to disputes over cost overruns and financing the project.

* Latin America: According to a new Gallup poll 58% of people in the U.S. have a favorable view of Mexico compared to 47% of respondents last year.

* Haiti: “I am going to share with the pope the reality of Haiti: speak to him of our riches, of our weaknesses and our limits,” said Chibly Langlois, who on Saturday will become Haiti’s first Roman Catholic Cardinal.

* Bolivia: How did unrest in Bolivia eleven years ago affect a recent Indian court ruling regarding water services?

Video Source – euronews via YouTube

Online Sources- Reuters; Gallup; GlobalPost; Business Standard

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