It's Latin America's Turn in the Spotlight

In recent weeks, Latin America has been in the news to a degree rarely seen. In late February, Raul Castro, president of Cuba, announced that the five-year term he had just begun will be his last, meaning the 50-year-plus reign of the Castro brothers will end in 2018.

This announcement was soon followed by the death of Hugo Chavez, president of Venezuela, on March 5. Perhaps the most surprising Latin American-related news was the elevation of the Argentine Jorge Mario Bergoglio to the head of the Roman Catholic Church, where he took the name Pope Francis I. He's the first pope from the Americas and the Southern Hemisphere....360 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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