Friday, February 21, 2014
Daily Headlines: February 21, 2014
* Nicaragua: A planned interoceanic canal cutting through Nicaragua could be disastrous to the environment according to some scientists who have studied the project.
* Argentina: Argentine regulators approved a plan that would break up the Clarin media conglomerate over the next six months.
* Brazil: A new study found that despite some economic troubles private equity and venture capital investments in Brazil grew in 2013 to $6.04 billion.
* Mexico: The Mexican government criticized the “unacceptable” use of lethal force in the recent shooting death of national by a U.S. Border Patrol officer who claimed he was being attacked.
Video Source – teleSUR via YouTube (Video uploaded on August 2013).
Online Sources- NPR; CNN; New York Times; BBC News