* Venezuela: Venezuela joins Brazil and two other countries that have filed appeals against an international standard for Microsoft Office documents.
* U.S.: The Puerto Rican Day in New York City is this Sunday and some neighborhood businesses are making their usual preparations. (Note the sarcasm).
* Brazil: Aircraft firm Embraer will sell several planes to the U.S. government for use in Iraq.
* Colombia: The Organization of American States will examine claims made by Colombia over Ecuador’s alleged ties with the FARC guerillas.
Sources- PC World, MSNBC, Gothamist, Reuters
Image- BBC News