Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Daily Headlines: January 27, 2016
* Brazil: Brazil suffered the biggest drop in the latest Transparency International corruption perceptions index while most Latin American countries did not rank highly on the list.
* Argentina: Argentina may have one of the world’s largest cattle populations but high inflation may force the country to import its beef.
* Venezuela: Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro ordered oil minister Eulogio del Pino to visit oil-producing countries with the possibly futile aim of “stopping the madness” that is plummeting crude prices.
* Mexico: The Mexican state of Jalisco has become the latest territory in the Americas to legalize same-sex marriage.
YouTube Source – AFP (Last August, “hundreds of thousands of protesters demand Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's resignation, blaming her and the leftist Workers' Party for runaway corruption and looming recession in Latin America's biggest country”.)
Online Sources – Reuters, ABC News, Financial Times, PRI