Thursday, July 16, 2015

Daily Headlines: July 16, 2015

* Peru: A new U.N. report found that Peru’s 2014 coca harvest decreased by 14% to 67 square miles, which represents the lowest level since 1998.

* Latin America: Mexico City became the first Latin American city to regulate Uber, while Brazil's antitrust watchdog agency will advocate in favor of the controversial app-based ride sharing service.

* Cuba: Frank-Walter Steinmeier will become the first German foreign minister to visit Cuba in 25 years amid a push to improve bilateral political and economic ties.

* Brazil: UANL Tigres lost in first leg of their Copa Libertadores semifinal matchup against Brazilian club Internacional though Hugo Ayala tallied a valuable away goal for the Mexican side.

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Online Sources – The Globe and Mail, Andina, Reuters, Deutsche Welle, ESPN FC

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