* U.S.: According to a study from the Center For Responsible Lending the foreclosure rate for Latinos in California is higher than most other groups.
* Mexico: Six police officers were arrested and charged with the kidnapping and murder of mayor Edelmiro Cavazos.
* Venezuela: A judge overturned an order barring “violent, bloody or grotesque" photos from appearing in newspapers.
* El Salvador: The White House made four recess appointments including selecting Maria del Carmen Aponte as ambassador to El Salvador.
Image – ABC News (“In this (AP) file photo taken July 21, 2010, a "bank owned" sign is seen on a home that is listed as a foreclosure on a HUD website, in Hawthorne, Calif.”)
Online Sources- Reuters, BusinessWeek, BBC News, CNN