Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Daily Headlines: January 14, 2015

* Venezuela: Moody’s downgraded Venezuela’s credit rating while President Nicolás Maduro traveled to fellow OPEC countries Saudi Arabia and Qatar in order to try to boost plunging oil prices.

* Haiti: Haiti’s political crisis worsened on Tuesday when the parliament was dissolved following failed negotiations.

* Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico reported 681 murders last year, which represents a 40% drop compared to the record high 1164 homicides in 2011.

* Mexico: The former mayor of the Mexican town of Iguala will be officially charged with the kidnapping of forty-three students missing for nearly four months and presumed dead.

Video Source – YouTube user Financial Times

Online Sources – Bloomberg; Reuters; Fox News Latino

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