* Venezuela: With days to go before Venezuela’s legislative elections recent polls show that the ruling Socialist Party is expected to keep its National Assembly majority though by a slimmer margin over opposition groups.
* Nicaragua: “The race to rule Nicaragua is shaping up as a choice between two modern-day caudillos” according to this article in the Los Angeles Times.
* Mexico: Tropical Depression Georgette is nearing Mexico and expected to drop from 4 to 6 inches of rain on certain parts of the country.
* Haiti: Now it’s official – Wyclef Jean dropped his campaign for the Haitian presidency.
Image – Miami Herald
Online Sources- Reuters, CNN, AHN, Los Angeles Times