Thursday, October 22, 2015

Daily Headlines: October 22, 2015

* Latin America: Polls indicate that frontrunner Daniel Scioli has a borderline chance to become Argentina’s next president-elect, while surveys suggest that Guatemalan political outsider Jimmy Morales will win in this Sunday’s runoff election.

* Venezuela: President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela said that the global price of oil must nearly double to $88 per barrel in order to guarantee international investments.

* Cuba: Cuban officials announced a project devised with the help of a U.S. environmental group to protect the nearly 100 species of shark living off the island’s shores.

* Mexico: Authorities arrested six people suspected of “planning, organizing and carrying out” the July prison escape of Sinaloa drug cartel head Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.

YouTube Source – AFP (“Argentine President Cristina Kirchner will step down from power after a nearly eight year reign, leaving a deeply divided country behind.”)

Online Sources – Reuters, BBC News,, ABC News

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