Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Daily Headlines: March 4, 2015
* Mexico: Mexican authorities purportedly detained alleged Zetas chief Omar Trevino Morales, which marks the second time in less than a week that officials nabbed a suspected drug cartel leader.
* El Salvador: Defense consultancy firm IHS Jane's warned that the delayed publication of last Sunday’s local election results in El Salvador could increase already heightened political tensions.
* Brazil: Brazilian prosecutors will expand their probe of a major bribery scandal involving oil company Petrobras by opening investigations into fifty-four politicians.
* Argentina: Britain’s Foreign Office is none too pleased that Argentina will print new currency bills containing images of the disputed Falkland Islands.
Video Source – YouTube user Univision Noticias (Mexican officials claimed that suspected Zetas leader Omar Trevino Morales was captured on Wednesday morning).
Online Sources – MercoPress; Bloomberg; CNN; IHS Jane's