* Mexico: Suspected drug capo Edgar Valdez Villarreal “el Barbie” could be extradited to the U.S. after he was arrested near Mexico City on Monday.
* Brazil: President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said that he would help fight poverty throughout the Americas after he leaves office at the end of this year.
* Venezuela: A farmer who staged eight previous hunger strikes against the government passed away this week after fasting for months.
* Argentina: Francisco Varallo, the latest surviving player of the first World Cup final in 1930, died at the age of 100.
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