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

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