* Puerto Rico: Nearly five months after being charged with possible electoral fraud and corruption, boricua Governor Anibal Acevedo Vila faces a new set of indictments of wire fraud and money laundering.
* Venezuela: Mexican officials are hoping that Venezuela’s government will negotiate with cement firm Cemex after President Hugo Chavez ordered its nationalization.
* Chile: Chilean stocks dipped in trading on Tuesday and the country’s currency also fell in value.
* Caribbean: The tropical red lionfish has somehow invaded Caribbean waters and is “wreaking havoc on an ecologically delicate region.”
Image- Los Angeles Times
Sources- Los Angeles Times, IHT, Guardian UK, The Latin Americanist, UPI