* Haiti: The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved extending the presence of the 13,000-plus members “peacekeeping force” in Haiti.
* U.S.: Two Pennsylvania men were found guilty of hate crime charges in the 2008 beating death of an undocumented Mexican.
* Peru: Did President Alan Garcia slap a man who heckled him during a hospital visit last week?
* Guatemala: Ex-interior minister Carlos Vielman could be extradited from Spain in order to serve trial for the extrajudicial murders of seven inmates in 2006.
Image – MSNBC (“A U.N. peacekeeper from Nepal mans a machine gun from atop an armored vehicle as Haitians wait for food in Petionville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince” last January.)
Online Sources- FT.com, Al Jazeera English, CNN, Monsters and Critics