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

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