Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Daily Headlines: February 11, 2015 (Updated)
* Haiti: Carnival celebrations are still expected to take place next week in Port-au-Prince despite heightened political and economic tensions.
* Brazil: In one of the latest problems to hit scandal-plagued Petrobras, technical issues have hurt development of the offshore Libra oil field.
Update: More bad news for Petrbras.
* Venezuela: Venezuelan bonds fell in early trading today after the government introduced a new foreign exchange system.
* Chile: Possibly coming soon to a theater near you – a new movie from acclaimed Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Video Source – YouTube user Associated Press (“Burning barricades of tires and debris in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince on Monday signaled the start of a two-day strike to protest against the high price of fuel.”)
Online Sources including Update– Bloomberg; Haitian Times; The A.V. Club; Reuters; BBC News