* Bolivian president Evo Morales apparently wants to help his country’s World Cup aspirations by joining a second-division soccer team.
* Mariela Castro- daughter of the Cuban president- has been active in promoting gay and transsexual rights on the island, according to BBC News.
* Did a British reality TV crew start a flu epidemic that killed four Peruvian natives?
* The chairman of budget airline firm JetBlue said that he will launch a new Brazilian airline next year.
Sources- Associated Press, BBC News, Guardian UK, MSNBC
Image- Foreign Policy Passport