* U.S.: Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto is now a champion in a third weight class after thoroughly beating Yuri Foreman to win the WBA light-middleweight crown.
* Cuba: Authorities raided the offices of two major dissident groups and briefly arrested 37 activists.
* Brazil: An estimated three million people marched in Sao Paulo’s gay pride parade and some called for equal rights for homosexuals.
* Chile: According to the Chilean Supreme Court the late dictator Augusto Pinochet’s personal fortune was $21 million and only one-tenth of his salary could’ve accounted for it.
Image – New York Daily News
Online Sources – The Independent, Kansas City Star, Miami Herald, BBC Sport