* U.S.: Rest in peace Greg Giraldo; the comedian of Spanish and Colombian decent died yesterday possibly from an accidental overdose of prescription medicine.
* Venezuela: Two inmates could soon be freed after they were elected to the Venezuelan legislature in Sunday’s elections.
* Nicaragua: A representative of President Daniel Ortega received a petition with 37,000 signatures advocating for the decriminalization of Nicaragua’s strict anti-abortion laws.
* Chile: Three jailed Mapuches joined 35 of their fellow companions in a hunger strike against alleged government repression.
Image – New York Daily News
Online Sources- Sify, El Universal, LAHT, CBS News, The Latin Americanist