While the world’s attention is focused on the Middle East, here are several of the news stories in our hemisphere this week,
Central America, crime, and what the Americas are doing about it
Following up on a story from a few years ago, Stanford Judged Incompetent to Stand Trial
The interesting thing here is that when originally reported it appeared that remitters would not be able to send more than $500 to Cuba per quarter. It now seems, however, that U.S. citizens can send $2,000 a year to as many qualified Cubans as they like. I’m not a lawyer and I received this information too late to call OFAC, so I can’t say for certain.
Obama’s heading to El Salvador in March. Obama and El Salvador
If there is one thing all media outlets can agree on, it is that they have no idea why President Obama is going to El Salvador.
Update on Liz
What is economic freedom?
Back when I was a student at the University of Puerto Rico, the students were protesting. No change on that front,
The week’s posts,
Chavez says Egpyt embassy briefly taken over by protestors
Muslim cleric catapults to fame by crossing the border
Catapult over the border!
Tanks for Hugo, bankrupt states, the Supremes, and the roundup