The question right now is, after getting the finger, how will Francis react to the deliberate insult to Pope Francis and to Catholics in the US?
Cristina in Havana:
— Jon Williams (@WilliamsJon) September 20, 2015
Top Bolivian officials allegedly involved in drug trafficking, according to DEA claim. Secret United States indictments obtained by the media have implicated top Bolivian officials in drug trafficking, reigniting the highly charged debate over whether Bolivia is a victim of US political persecution or whether it is becoming a corrupt narco-state.
Chile Sees Extensive Damage After Earthquake and Tsunami. My contacts are in areas not deeply affected.
— Steve Milloy (@JunkScience) September 19, 2015
Andres Oppenheimer: Latin America’s new era of disenchantment; nothing new.
The Electric Power Authority’s failure to extend the forbearance agreement with the insurers marks a setback for the utility, which earlier this month struck a tentative deal with some of its bondholders to reduce its debt load. Insurers that guarantee $2.5 billion of the utility’s debt balked at extending the talks. The forbearance keeps negotiations outside of court.