Today’s Carnival is dedicated to Desi Arnaz, who raked in the bucks by creating a TV character that interviewers can’t seem to forget.
This week could be decisive for Nisman probeBoard of coroners will issue final report to prosecutor Fein that could answer key questions
No. Is Argentina’s economy pulling a tango turnaround?
Argentinean University: Austrian Economists Need Not Apply
Slighted Professor Claims Ideology Trumps 20 Years Experience at Comahue
Belize offshore oil proposal has environmentalists worried about reefs, fisheries, tourism
Militar boliviano diz que Podemos seria braço do tráfico venezuelano
Relatório afirma que partido de esquerda foi financiado por Hugo Chávez e seus aliados bolivarianos para transformar a Espanha em porta de entrada de cocaína na Europa [Bolivian serviceman claims Podemos will be an arm of Venezuelan drug traffic
He says the Leftist party was bankrolled by Hugo Chávez and his Bolivarian associates to transform Spain into a port of entrance for Europe’s cocaine]
Bolivia’s access to the sea
Beaches of the future?
A South American border dispute has implications for international law
Both countries are parties to the Pact of Bogotá, which obliges signatories to submit disputes to international tribunals. But the pact excludes conflicts that were settled before 1948.
Brazil football fan club deaths lead to police arrests
British lawyer killed in Amazon fell victim to boat captains’ ‘game of dare’Husband of Gillian Metcalf says neither of the two drivers took action to prevent tragedy in high-speed collision
Crisis socialista: Bachelet despide a todo su gabinete
Colombia ELN rebels ‘displayed solider’s leg as trophy’
Samuel Angel: “Santos y Petro han sido los peores administradores que hemos tenido”
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EconomyGeeks Radio: Entrevista a Yusnaby Perez
Dominican Republic stunned by two weeks of forest fires
Ecuadorian State Workers Forced to March for Correa
Sign the Roll or Suffer the Consequences
Ecuador’s president demands respect from his constituentsRafael Correa attacks the press for reporting a presidential run-in with a young protestor who gave him the finger. He could start by staying off Twitter.
Fear, uncertainty prevail on San Salvador’s increasingly violent streetsAs homicides soar after failed truce, El Salvador could surpass Honduras as most murderous peacetime country
Guatemala vice-president steps down amid customs corruption scandalPresident announces deputy has vacated her offices as ex-aide stands accused of orchestrating fraud worth million
Death valley: the land war gripping Honduras
With a murder rate 65 times higher than Ireland’s, Honduras is one of the world’s most violent countries. And few parts are more dangerous than the Lower Aguán Valley, where local farmers claim that big business has illegally taken over their land
Mexican police capture one of the masterminds behind Iguala massacreThe suspect, a former deputy police chief, was arrested at an exclusive country club
Mexico rescues more than 100 kidnapped migrants
Police in Mexico have rescued more than 100 migrants kidnapped by a human trafficking gang near the capital.
Reports said some of the migrants had been held hostage for five weeks in a house in Mexico State.
Most of the victims were Central Americans, but they also included people from India and Sri Lanka.
Los Cuinis: The Wealthiest Narcos You Never Heard OfJalisco Battle Brings Mexico’s Top Dogs Out of the Shadows
Nicaragua Canal: A Giant Project With Huge Environmental Costs, if it happens.
Panama Finds Collecting Venezuelan Debt Harder than Pulling TeethNew President Still Hopes to Bring $1 Billion Owed into Port – good luck with that.
Panama Supreme Court Judge Faces Charges of Pederasty, CorruptionCongressman Mario Miller Claims Accusations Have “No Legal Foundation”
Ten-year-old’s pregnancy sparks Paraguay abortion debate
Drug trade’s lowest rung: Peru’s expendable cocaine couriers
Puerto Rico may run out of cash by Sept: Gov. bank
Mass grave found on the Venezuela-Colombia border
The week’s posts and podcast:
Identity politics: Halperin interviews Ted Cruz, expects Ricky Ricardo
Haiti: Clinton’s crony gets the contract
Today’s “WTH Moment” brought to you by Jorge Ramos
Book review: Carly Fiorina’s Rising to the Challenge
John Oliver riffs Latin America
Chile: Bachelet ditches entire Cabinet
“Terrorism is most definitely not a weapon of the weak”
Just what we need: Ferries to Cuba! UPDATED
This is what free speech is all about
Mexico: Jalisco’s new generation of crime
Puerto Rico: The great debt scam
Live podcast US-Latin America issues with Silvio Canto Jr Starting in 6 minutes http://t.co/rWnY03uNGp
— Fausta (@Fausta) May 6, 2015