Monday August 21:
* The week-long controversy over Pat Buchanan’s new book begins as he appears on the “Today” show to espouse his views.
* Violence in
* Raids against illegal immigrants in
Tuesday August 22:
* Approximately 35 Colombian ex-soldiers and policemen hired to perform private security in
Wednesday August 23:
* Reuters interviewed famed Chilean author Isabel Allende who is about to release a new book on Ines de Suarez, the strong-willed and little-know mistress of Chilean conquistador Pedro Valdivia.
* Leaders of the Navajo tribe left
* Chilean police arrest over 200 student protestors.
Thursday August 24:
* Doctors perform
* A Brazilian court convicted a police officer for massacring 29 people last year while he served as a member of a “death squad.”
Friday August 25:
* Bolivian president Evo Morales helped inaugurate the Quechua-language version of Windows XP.
* A former Colombian right-wing paramilitary troop confessed to killing the main paramilitary leader in 2003.
* Three Mexican fishermen rescued after being lost at sea for 9 months denied resorting to cannibalism during their ordeal or engaging in drug trafficking.
* A Russian teenager was convicted of the murder of a Peruvian student in southwestern
Saturday August 26:
* Documents showing the millions of dollars spent by the
* Management at
Sunday August 27:
* Tropical Storm Ernesto dumped heavy rainfall on
* Polls show