* Brazil: With days left until Brazil’s presidential elections ruling a poll released yesterday showed that Dilma Rousseff continues to lead Jose Serra by double digits.
* Puerto Rico: As of this Monday there have been 777 murders in Puerto Rico, 47 more compared to the same date in 2009.
* Costa Rica: The country received the 2010 Future Policy award in recognition of their commitments to biodiversity.
* Central America: Hurricane Richard became a tropical depression on Monday but not before drenching parts of Honduras and Belize.
Image – MercoPress (“Dilma Rousseff, the first woman president of Brazil?”)
Online Sources- Bloomberg, AHN, LAHT, Reuters