Thursday, August 21, 2014
Daily Headlines: August 21, 2014
* Latin America: A Gallup study found that Latin America and the Caribbean respondents ranked their region as the least secure in the world.
* Mexico: Exports have been cited as the main reason behind stronger than expected growth in Mexico’s economy over the last quarter.
* Honduras: According to the director of the morgue in San Pedro Sula between five and ten of the forty-two minors killed in Honduras since February were recently deported from the U.S.
* U.S.: “There is no dispute that Shakira's version of the song was based on Bello's version,” wrote a U.S. judge who concluded that a 2010 song interpreted by the Colombian musician was plagiarized from a Dominican songwriter.
Video Source – AFP via YouTube (According to Gallup “Venezuela's index score of 41 (in the latest Law and Order Index) is the worst not only in the region, but also in the world”.)
Online Sources – Billboard; Bloomberg; Los Angeles Times; Gallup