Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Daily Headlines: August 12, 2015

* Cuba: According to the Pew Research Center 77% of people in five Latin American states approve improving ties between the U.S. and Cuba.

* Argentina: The Argentine government won a key court appeal in its legal battle against bondholders seeking compensation for the country’s 2001 debt default.

* Panama: Drought conditions caused by the El NiƱo weather phenomena will affect the Panama Canal, and “could have consequences for manufacturing and trigger far-reaching delays.”

* El Salvador: Authorities ordered the arrests of some 300 suspected gang members amid a spike in violent activity and forcing bus drivers to go on strike.

YouTube Source – CCTV Americas

Online Sources – MercoPress, BBC News, Pew Research Center, The Latin Americanist, Time

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