* U.S.: A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey found that 30% of Latinos lacked health insurance, double the national average.
* Honduras: It’s been a banner year for Honduran journalists but for all the wrong reasons; Luís Arturo Mondragón became the ninth media worker killed this year in that country.
* Latin America: UNASUR wants to expand politically but without coming into conflict with other regional entities according to the bloc’s chief, ex-Argentine president Nestor Kirchner.
* Guatemala: Wild weather could again threaten Guatemala weeks after heavy storms killed 150 people.
Image – Orlando Sentinel
Online Sources- UPI, CNN, Reuters, Knight Center for Journalism