Debt – Argentina’s long-festering wound
The Argentine Debt Saga Continues: A COHA Side-By-Side Report with The Pan-American Post
HPOA Defense: Oxford Ph.D. Claims He Was “Duped” Into Carrying Four Pounds of Coke By Promise of Meeting Lovely Woman
John McAfee ‘captured on Belize-Mexico border’
The mystery over the whereabouts of millionaire software tycoon John McAfee deepened on Sunday night after his blog suggested he had been captured by police in Belize only for officials to deny they had him in custody.
Brazil Tepid Growth Disappoints
Brazil’s Image Takes a Beating
Gang violence, corruption, and blackouts have created a PR nightmare.
Rousseff acts on Brazil oil plan
Part of a law intended to share royalties from Brazil’s oil fields across the country’s 26 states is vetoed by President Dilma Rousseff.
Colombia pulls out of International Court over Nicaragua
Colombia has announced it no longer recognises the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice, in The Hague.
Farc peace talks in Cuba adjourned for a week
The Colombian government and rebels from the Farc have concluded the first stage of peace talks aimed at ending five decades of conflict.
Will a new German law cover Cuban prostitutes?
A rum do
The new president faces a tax revolt
Remembering the Mirabal Sisters
‘Free speech champion’ Julian Assange silent on the assault on free speech in Ecuador
Probe finds horrific sexual, physical abuse in Guatemala psychiatric hospital
Briefing: Secretary of State Candidates and Their Views on Latin America
Departing Mexican Leader Leaves a Mixed Legacy
Border BFFs: Obama, Peña Nieto Bond as Agendas Remain Suspect
And two Republicans used the occasion to introduce their DREAM Act alternative: the ACHIEVE Act.
Mexico, In Hands of a New and Unknown PRI Commanded by Peña Nieto
Camacho case spurs Puerto Rico to examine brain-death guidelines
Matando Dos Pájaros De Un Tiro, Cafres Celebran Reunión Anual En El Velorio Del Macho Camacho
China’s Misguided Hugo Chávez Love Affair
Another ordinary night in Caracas…
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Battling Bone Metastasis, Report Says
The signs are piling, the end is near (?)
Chavez’ Authorized To Leave Country To Seek Health Treatment
Cancer at the Heart
With Hugo Chávez in Cuba for yet more medical treatment, will Venezuela fall apart without him?
Infrastructure in Venezuela
Inefficiency is promoting autarky, perhaps by design
The week’s posts and podcast,
Mexico: Obama not attending inauguration
Argentina: Broken Bad
Venezuela: Judge Afiuni’s detention UPDATED
As Silvio Canto’s guest.
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