Today’s big news: Ahmadinejad canceled his trip to Brazil, which was scheduled for Wednesday. He had been invited by Lula. No reason was given for the cancellation.
In other region news, businessman Ricard Martinelli won yesterday’s election in Panama.
Hugo Chavez tear-gassed demonstrators last Friday.
The WHO has downgraded the Mexican flu. (details below)
Irans Strategic Penetration in Latin America
Haiti Starts Over Again
Arlen Specter, Castro’s dupe
Special thanks to the Baron, Eneas, Maggie and SamK.