Thursday, October 23, 2014

Daily Headlines: October 23, 2014

* Honduras: According to the Red Cross, more than half a million people in Honduras are at risk of suffering from hunger due to a major regional drought that has decimated crops and raised the prices of food. 

* U.S.: Latino voters might “sit out” of next month’s midterm elections but they could make a key difference in several hotly contested races.

* Latin America: The ALBA-TCP bloc of Latin American and Caribbean nations called for a stronger effort to combat the Ebola outbreak from spreading beyond Western Africa.

* Brazil: Could the revelation today of an “unexpected” decline in the Brazilian unemployment rate last month affect the outcome of Sunday’s runoff election between Senator Aecio Neves and President Dilma Rousseff?

Video Source – CCTV America via YouTube

Online Sources – The Huffington Post; Los Angeles Times; Houston Chronicle; Miami Herald; Bloomberg

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