* Latin America: Former Argentine president Nestor Kirchner was elected to head the twelve-nation UNASUR political bloc.
* U.S.: In an unanimous decision the Supreme Court ruled against the family of a Salvadoran-born immigrant who tried to sue government physicians for medical neglect.
* Dominican Republic: Venezuela President Hugo Chavez is expected to finalize a deal today for 49% control of the lone Dominican oil refinery.
* Colombia: Could Canada’s free trade agreement with Colombia serve as an example for legislators in the U.S.?
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Online Sources- Indpendent.co.uk, Los Angeles Times, Dominican Today, Bloomberg