* Brazil: One of Latin America’s top architects, Brazilian Oscar Niemeyer, received Spain's Arts and Letters medal last Friday.
* Uruguay: Soccer matches nationwide were suspended over the weekend due to the tragic death of defender Diego Rodriguez.
* Chile: Four legislators have joined 34 Mapuche inmates in a hunger strike against alleged government repression.
* U.S.: A federal appeals court voided an anti-immigration law in the Pennsylvania town of Hazelton that was opposed by local Latino activists.
Image – EFE (Spanish culture minister Ángeles González-Sinde gave Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer one of her country’s top arts awards).
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