Bank of Mexico nominee may lose vote

Mexican president Felipe Calderon's nominee to fill a vacant seat on the central bank board will be rejected by the Senate on Friday 9 March, according to a senator quoted by Bloomberg.

The comments came after a committee's decision Wednesday to oppose the appointment.

Senate Finance Committee members from the Institutional Revolutionary Party and the Party of the Democratic Revolution joined together to vote 8-4 against the nomination of Carlos Hurtado, a former deputy finance minister, accord