Friday, October 24, 2014
Daily Headlines: October 24, 2014
* Haiti: Oral arguments began yesterday in a lawsuit filed in a U.S. court by Haitian victims of a cholera outbreak purportedly caused by U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal.
* Panama: Panama became the latest country from Latin American and the Caribbean to prohibit the entry of travelers from three West African states affected by a Ebola epidemic.
* Peru: Researchers found what had been described as “the world's highest known Ice Age settlements” located about 14,000 feet above sea level in southern Peru.
* Latin America: According to the U.N. foreign direct investment in Latin America and the Caribbean declined by 23% in the first six months of this year compared to the same period in 2013.
Video Source – Al Jazeera English via YouTube
Online Sources – Voice of America; GlobalPost; Reuters; Fox News Latino