* Latin America: Uruguay’s Diego Forlan (image), Argentine Lio Messi, and Maicon of brazil are among the finalists for this year’s Ballon d'Or.
* Bolivia: President Evo Morales met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in order to attract more Iranian investment and to strengthen bilateral ties.
* Panama: Is President Ricardo Martinelli turning into a “strongman”?
* Peru: Ecuador has joined Peru’s claim seeking the return of thousands of Incan relics being held by Yale University.
Image – The Guardian
Online Sources- Time, Reuters, Xinhua, USA TODAY