Thursday, February 24, 2011

Daily Headlines: February 24, 2011

* Dominican Republic: Britain’s Pinewood studios, best known for the Harry Potter and James Bond films, will build a new 35-acre facility in Dominican Republic.

* U.S.: Hispanics lag behind other racial groups in saving funds for retirement according to a recently received survey.

* Ecuador: China’s state-run oil company inked a two-year contract with Ecuador worth $1 billion.

* Argentina: The U.S. Supreme Court rejected hearing an appeal from Argentina to unfreeze between $70 and $90 million worth of assets.

Image – BBC News (Pinewood Shepperton’s planned Dominican Republic site “will include an eight acre water effects facility with 75 square meter water tank.”)
Online Sources- AFP, Huntington Post, Reuters, ABC News

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