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 Niño 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