* Nicaragua: In the latest chapter in the legal war between Dole and Nicaraguan plantation workers, an attorney for the laborers claimed that the food company bribed witnesses in exchange for favorable testimony.
* Latin America: Haiti, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua are among the countries most at risk economically from natural disasters according to a study by a British consulting firm.
* Costa Rica: President Laura Chinchilla has come under fire for authorizing U.S. warships and Marines to be in Costa Rican waters.
* Mexico: Mexico City officials claimed there have been at least 271 gay marriages since it became legalized over four months ago.
Image – indpendent.co.uk (Still taken from “Bananas*!”, a documentary that alleges that Dole used dangerous pesticides around Nicaraguan laborers.)
Online Sources- AP, insidecostarica.com, MSNBC, Reuters