* U.S.: Bachata group Aventura was honored with nine Billboard Latin Music Awards including Latin artist and album of the year.
* Puerto Rico: A proposal to establish a referendum on the commonwealth’s legal status was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and moves on to the Senate.
* Argentina: The government’s plan for a $20 billion debt swap was formally announced yesterday and is expected to start this Monday.
* Bolivia: Has French firm Bollore gained the inside track in the bidding process to develop Bolivia’s lithium deposits?
Image – ABC News
Online Sources- AFP, Reuters, The Latin Americanist, MSNBC, LAHT