Thursday, March 5, 2015

Daily Headlines: March 5, 2015

* Guatemala: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with three Central American presidents in Guatemala to reportedly discuss issues like immigration, regional security and economic opportunities.

* Bolivia: Former Bolivian national police chief Gen. Oscar Nina was arrested and charged with illicit enrichment from drug trafficking.

* Argentina: Investigators appealed a court decision to throw out a probe against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for allegedly covering up Iran’s role in the 1994 AMIA bombing.

* Uruguay: The U.N.’s counternarcotics agency once again criticized the Uruguayan marijuana legalization plan for potentially breaking international treaties.

Video Source – YouTube user AFP

Online Sources –The Guardian; UPI; BBC News; The Tico Times

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