Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Daily Headlines: April 8, 2015

* U.S.: Mexican-born Jesus “Chuy” Garcia forced Chicago’s first ever runoff election for mayor but ultimately he lost to incumbent Rahm Emanuel.

* Argentina: The Argentine government started declassifying secret papers relating to the Falklands War days after intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that Britain allegedly spied on the South American country from 2006 to 2011.

* Brazil: Brazil could benefit from Royal Dutch Shell’s $70 billion proposal to buy BG Group and, thus, create one of the world’s biggest energy firms.

* Chile: The heavy rains that have killed at least twenty-four people in northern Chile have also led to an expected cut in the production of copper.

YouTube Source – Newsy Politics

Online Sources – WGN, CBC, Reuters, CNBC, Latin American Herald Tribune

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