* Chile: The world's largest telescope will be built on a 3000-meter high mountain in the Atacama Desert and will include a light-collecting mirror nearly 140 feet wide.
* Guatemala: The Santiaguito volcano erupted and sent a massive plume of ash across parts of Guatemala.
* Latin America: A World Court decision last week did not end a dispute between Uruguay and Argentina over a controversial border paper mill.
* Peru: Soccer veteran Nolberto Solano was arrested and released after he was accused of rape in England.
Image – Al Jazeera English (“The giant telescope is expected to cost more than $1bn and be operational by 2018.”)
Online Sources- UPI, Sydney Morning Herald, USA TODAY, Scientific American