* Colombia: An elderly man who suffered a heart attack was the lone fatality of a plane crash on San Andres Island yesterday.
* Cuba: Six more jailed dissidents are expected to be freed though its unknown if they will be allowed to stay in Cuba or travel to Spain.
* Argentina: Eleven countries have thus far launched satellites into space; Argentina could be the twelfth.
* Dominican Republic: Will Leonel Fernandez the latest regional leader to seek a third presidential term?
Image – ABC News (“An Aires airlines 737 lies in pieces after crashing on landing at the airport on San Andres island in Colombia, Monday Aug. 16, 2010.”)
Online Sources- CNN, LAHT, UPI, Voice of America