- Venezuelan academic says he saw Hugo Chavez cry while he was briefly imprisoned after the 2002 coup. The type of story that makes for good headlines with the Chavez-haters but is impossible to prove (based on one person's testimony) and not a big deal even if it is true.
- Drugs go through Jamaica now, too. Or you could read it as: "Drugs continue to arrive without too much trouble to wherever people want to buy them."
- Shakira dances "Woka Woka" ("This Time for Africa," not Fozzie Bear) with South African kids; somewhat awkward video included.
- Diego Maradona ordered a heated toilet and a three-speed electric bidet for his stay in South Africa. Eccentric or not, this is a rather rational request.
Image Source: Wall Street Journal
Online Sources: Washington Post, La Prensa (Honduras), El Comercio (Peru), MercoPress