Argentine Growth Halts as Fernandez Tightens Controls
Paypal suspends domestic transactions in Argentina
Paypal says that international transactions are still possible.
Paypal is to prevent users in Argentina from transferring money between their own accounts.
Argentina mints coin to commemorate Falklands war (h/t GoV)
Economic policy in Brazil
The president cuts taxes again
Nuestro Cine: Selling Democracy
Michelle Bachelet: Peace cannot be constructed without including women
White House staff involved in Cartagena brothel scandal?
JFK Tapes: New Insight Into White House Tensions During Cuban Missile Crisis
Cubans and Americans
Why Ecuador Is Sheltering Julian Assange
President Rafael Correa continues to follow the Hugo Chávez playbook
Private city in Honduras will have minimal taxes, government
Vallecito Resists, Satuye Lives! The Garífuna Resistance to Honduras’ Charter Cities (h/t DP)
Immigration Slows, Lowers Proportion of Latin Americans in US
Jamaica and Zimbabwe
Prisons in Latin America
A journey into hell
Far from being secure places of rehabilitation, too many of the region’s jails are violent incubators of crime. But there are some signs of change
President Obama Falsely Claims Fast and Furious Program “Begun Under the Previous Administration”
‘Fast and Furious’ Report Not the End of the Issa-Holder Battle
The chairman says an unprecedented level of cooperation, like that shown to the inspector general, could “perhaps eliminate the need for a protracted fight in the courts.”
IG: WH ‘Made it Impossible’ to Pursue Lead in Fast and Furious Probe
Nicaraguan lawmakers approve construction of refinery, pipeline
PDV Caribe, a unit of Venezuelan state oil giant PDVSA, has a 51 percent stake in Albanisa, founded in Caracas on June 17, 2007, while Nicaraguan state oil firm Petronic holds the remaining 49 percent interest.
What could possibly go wrong?
Situación actual de la refinería de Amuay
Venezuelan “Amigos” Upset Over Chavez Ad
Jimmy Carter: Get Lost, Stop Meddling In Venezuela!
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