Thursday, December 11, 2014
Daily Headlines: December 11, 2014
* U.S.: Television newcomer “Jane the Virgin,” which is an adaptation of a Venezuelan series, received two Golden Globe bids including a best comedy actress nomination for Gina Rodriguez.
* Latin America: Several thousand marched in Nicaragua against the construction of an interoceanic canal while hundreds of Catholic Dominicans participated in an anti-abortion protest.
* Venezuela: U.S. President Barack Obama will likely sign into law a bill passed by Congress this week to place sanctions against Venezuelan officials accused of human rights abuses during political unrest this year.
* Brazil: Mines and Energy Minister Edison Lobão claimed that the government is working on a plan to help Petrobras refinance about $3.4 billion in debt.
Video Source – YouTube user The Paley Center for Media
Online Sources – Financial Times; Variety; Time; Dominican Today; NBC News