Cause: Argentina Bans Dollar Purchases For Savings, Infobae Says (h/t Clark). Effect: Making The Euro Zone Look Good
Argentina convicts 2 dictators of stealing babies
La República de la cocaína
Bolivian farmer dies in protests against Canadian mine
Way out in a barren Chilean desert, the biggest telescope ever made is taking shape, via Instapundit.
The Self-Employed and the “Mules”
The Truth About Cuba, via Babalu.
Raul Castro’s long trip to China raises questions about a secret stopover
A trip that takes one day on commercial jetliners took more than two, raising questions about a secret stopover
Ecuador Seeks Liquidity Loan As Correa Loses Oil Funding
Pide a EEUU no renovar Atpdea con Ecuador
Chevron descarta cualquier acuerdo extrajudicial con demandantes ecuatorianos
U.S. soldier killed on humanitarian mission in Guatemala
Xiomara Castro Urges Hondurans to Retake Power
Remember Fast and Furious’s Mexican Victims.
Mexico destroys 1 million chickens for bird flu
Mexico’s Leader Seeks to Shed the Past
The PRI’s qualified comeback
The former ruling party triumphs, but without the majority it had hoped for
OLIVER STONE: MEXICO NEEDS DRUG WAR FOR ECONOMIC SURVIVAL
MEXICO ELECTION REPORTEDLY CORRUPT
Castro & Co. Are Best Kept at Arm’s Length
Economic growth in Latin America is at risk if tyrants are welcomed as legitimate leaders. As my family learned in Panama, poverty and tyranny go hand in hand.
Mercosur Shows Lack Of Ethics
The Paraguay MERCOSUR fiasco: the loser list
Peru: Three die in clashes over Conga gold mine project
Clashes in northern Peru between police and demonstrators opposing a multi-million dollar gold mining project have left at least three people dead.
Our American Dream: Bobby Sanabria, the Voice of Afro-Cuban Jazz
Uruguay president: Only pot will be legal
Chavez Promotes to Minister Military Officer designated by the U.S Treasury as Drug Kingpin
Venezuelan Officials Acting on Behalf of the FARC
Chávez: into Mercosur by a side door
Venezuela’s presidential campaign
Tilting the pitch
The opposition faces some extraordinary obstacles
Mitt Romney: We Stand With Venezuelans Fighting For Democracy And Freedom
The week’s posts:
Cuba: $1.55 billion, gone!
MoDo did well!
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