Friday, March 27, 2015

Daily Headlines: March 27, 2015 (Updated)

* Cuba: Cuban foreign ministry official Pedro Luis Pedroso claimed that his country will discuss human rights on March 31st as part of the next stage in bilateral diplomatic talks with the U.S.

* Argentina: An Argentine judge upheld a prior ruling to dismiss charges of a cover-up by President Cristina Fernandez in the investigation of the 1994 AMIA bombing.

* Brazil: In another sign of Brazil’s economic troubles, the central bank admitted that it would miss its inflation target for the first time since 2003.

Update: The Brazilian government on Friday reported that the national economy surprisingly grew by 0.1% in 2014.  But financial experts predict that the economy could soon slide into a recession later this year.  

* Mexico: A mayor in Mexico has come under fire for advising female workers to avoid watching the news on TV and instead focus on telenovelas.

YouTube Source – AFP

Online Sources including Update – The Huffington Post, Reuters, euronews, Bloomberg

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