Welcome to the Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Argentina warns BHP not to drill for Falklands oil
BHP, the Anglo-Australian mining giant, has been warned it will face sanctions in Argentina if it pushes ahead with oil exploration offshore Falklands.
Chile earthquake: Easter Island evacuation as tsunami brings disaster to Pacific islands
A devastating earthquake in Chile has triggered a tsunami which is radiating across the Pacific and has already caused serious damage on the islands said to have inspired Robinson Crusoe.
The good coup
Via Babalu, Felipe Calderon’s meeting with Castro,
The week’s podcasts and posts:
El Salvador and foreign aid: 15 Minutes on Latin America
A-jad the truther, and his friends
Chavez, ETA, & the FARC’s plot to kill Uribe: 15 Minutes on Latin America
Laughing at Britain’s expense
Haiti, Chile, Iran, and democratic seismology
How Milton Friedman saved Chile
Cuba’s doctor abuse: 15 Minutes on Latin America
8.8 Earthquake Strikes Chile, and a personal request UPDATED WITH LIVE VIDEO
Chavez blackout fail
The Falklands, continued: 15 Minutes on Latin America
Wonders never cease: OAS report rebukes Venezuela on human rights
The Falklands Oil Dispute
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