Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Daily Headlines: September 24, 2014
* U.S.: Puerto Rican duo Calle 13 led the list of Latin Grammy nominations with ten while artists Carlos Vives, Jorge Drexler and Enrique Iglesias also received multiple nominations.
* Brazil: Three polls released this week showed that Brazil’s presidential race is still up for grabs though support has increased for incumbent Dilma Rousseff.
* Dominican Republic: Vatican officials placed under house arrest the former papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic over allegations of sexually abusing children.
* Mexico: How has Mexico’s crackdown on drug cartels damaged the country’s iron industry?
Video Source – YouTube user elvecindariocalle13 (Short film created by Calle 13 and released last week).
Online Sources – Billboard; Bloomberg; The Huffington Post; CNBC