* Bolivia: A nationwide strike took place yesterday as protesters demanded higher wages from the federal government.
* Haiti: A pair of Senators from each major party introduced a bill that would give $3.5 billion over five years to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
* Colombia: Antanas Mockus vowed that he would prevent a Venezuelan-style “revolution” if he were elected as Colombian president.
* Cuba: According to the Cuban press the country’s sugar harvest was the worst in over a century.
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Online Sources- Bloomberg, Washington Post, El Universal, MSNBC