* Uruguay: Recently declassified papers showed that in 1970 then-U.S. President Richard Nixon wanted Uruguay’s government to issue death threats against the Tupamaro guerillas.
* Bolivia: The government started negotiating with demonstrators on Saturday in order to find a solution to protests that have hurt the country’s mining industry.
* Haiti: Researchers believe that the massive earthquake that shook Haiti in January was caused by a previously unknown fault.
* Mexico: President Barack Obama signed into law a $600 million border security bill that focuses on the U.S.-Mexico border and was opposed by some Indian tech firms.
Image – Cracked.com (Image of “Earth President” Richard Nixon from the animated series “Futurama.”)
Online Sources- NPR, Voice of America, CBC, The Latin Americanist