Americas News Agenda for August 23

Duty Editor: Peter Stebbings

Tel: +1 202 414 0541

What's happening in the Americas on Saturday:

+ Protests mark two weeks since teen killing

FERGUSON, Missouri: More protests expected two weeks to the day after the fatal police shooting of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown. Rallies also planned for Washington and New York. Picture. Video (US-CRIME-RACE-POLICE-SHOOTING)


JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming: The Federal Reserve wraps up a three-day annual monetary policy symposium of global central bankers (US-ECONOMY-BANK)

MARTHA'S VINEYARD: President Barack Obama and his family spend their final day vacation day on Martha's Vineyard, an upscale island off the coast of Massachusetts. Picture (US-POLITICS-OBAMA)