Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Daily Headlines: November 23, 2011
* Venezuela: In order to combat high inflation the government introduced additional price controls on eighteen products.
* Mexico: Troops confiscated over $15 million suspected of belonging to Sinaloa drug gang leader Joaquin Guzman.
* Guatemala: Investigators identified the remains of two people suspected of being kidnapped, tortured and murdered by the military nearly thirty years ago.
* Chile: PolitiFact.com labeled as “False” U.S. presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s claim that Chile has a 72% national savings rate.
Image Source – Via Flickr user blmurch (market stall in Merida, Venezuela), (CC BY 2.0)
Online Sources – Bloomberg, PolitiFact, BBC News, Reuters