Friday, February 27, 2015

Daily Headlines: February 27, 2015


* Argentina: An Argentine judge dismissed charges originally filed by the late prosecutor Alberto Nisman over an alleged cover up by President Cristina Fern├índez de Kirchner of Iran’s role in the 1994 AMIA bombing.

* Chile: The Chilean government rejected the euthanasia request of a 14-year-old girl hospitalized with cystic fibrosis.

* Latin America: Chinese loans to Latin America reportedly jumped by 71% to $22 billion last year and surpassed the money lent by the by the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank combined.

* Mexico: A court settlement could allow thousands of Mexicans who were allegedly deceived into voluntarily exiting the U.S. to return and appeal their respective cases.

Video Source – YouTube user euronews

Online Sources – Houston Chronicle; GlobalPost; The Latin Americanist; CBS News; BBC News

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