* Caribbean: Say “goodbye” to the extinct Caribbean monk seal.
* Cuba: Leading dissident Hector Palacios said that he would return from exile and would even be willing to meet with President Raul Castro.
* Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez denied the allegations of a 31-year-old man claiming to be his illegitimate son.
* Brazil: A bad economic sign – Brazilian inflation has reached a three-year high.
Sources- TIME, Bloomberg, Associated Press, MSNBC
Image- La Plaza