* Paraguay: President Fernando Lugo was diagnosed in the early stages of cancer though doctors say, “there is a good chance the illness can be treated successfully.”
* Venezuela: The country’s oil and energy minister said that BP has not offered to sell its Venezuelan assets in order to pay for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
* Chile: Rescuers are searching for at least 34 miners who are trapped nearly 1500 feet underground.
* Haiti: Pras- former Fugees colleague of Wyclef Jean- isn’t too enthused over Jean’s bid for the Haitian presidency.
Image – Al Jazeera English
Online Sources- MSNBC, BBC News, BusinessWeek, Reuters