Friday, February 20, 2015
Daily Headlines: February 20, 2015
* Cuba: A new Gallup poll found that roughly three out of five Americans want the U.S. to normalize relations with Cuba and also end the decades-long trade embargo against the island.
* Mexico: The Mexican economy grew at its fastest rate in two years according to new data revealed by the country’s the national statistics institute.
* Dominican Republic: Convicted Dominican drug trafficker Quirino Ernesto Paulino claimed that he donated about $4.6 million in cash to ex-president Leonel Fernandez.
* Chile: A Chilean judge dismissed the case against a Catholic priest who had facilitated the illegal adoptions of at least two babies during the Pinochet military regime.
Video Source – YouTube via Council on Foreign Relations
Online Sources – Reuters; Gallup; The Guardian; Bloomberg