Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Daily Headlines: March 19, 2013

* Mexico: A new academic study concluded that at least 253,000 guns are smuggled into Mexico from the U.S. every year as part of a multimillion dollar industry.

* Caribbean: Two long-time baseball rivals, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, will face off tonight in the World Baseball Classic championship game.

* Venezuela: Interim President Nicolás Maduro has a fourteen-point lead ahead of opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles according to poll conducted after the death of President Hugo Chavez.

* Argentina: Authorities in Argentina filed criminal charges including tax evasion and money laundering against banking giant HSBC.

Online Sources - BBC News, ESPN, Reuters, Christian Science Monitor

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