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