Posts Tagged ‘Bobby Sanabria’

The Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean

Monday, July 9th, 2012

LatinAmerARGENTINA
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

BOLIVIA
La República de la cocaína

Bolivian farmer dies in protests against Canadian mine

CHILE
Star Gazers
Way out in a barren Chilean desert, the biggest telescope ever made is taking shape
, via Instapundit.

CUBA
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
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

GUATEMALA
U.S. soldier killed on humanitarian mission in Guatemala

HONDURAS
Xiomara Castro Urges Hondurans to Retake Power

MEXICO
Remember Fast and Furious’s Mexican Victims.

Mexico destroys 1 million chickens for bird flu

Mexico’s Leader Seeks to Shed the Past

Mexico’s election
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

PANAMA
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.

PARAGUAY
Mercosur Shows Lack Of Ethics

The Paraguay MERCOSUR fiasco: the loser list

PERU
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.

PUERTO RICO
Our American Dream: Bobby Sanabria, the Voice of Afro-Cuban Jazz

URUGUAY
Uruguay president: Only pot will be legal

VENEZUELA
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!