* Dominican Republic: The death toll from Haiti’s cholera outbreak has grown to over 1000 fatalities while the first case of the disease was detected across the border in the Dominican Republic.
* Latin America: Traditional Mexican cuisine, Colombia’s marimba instrument, and the Peruvian huaconada dance were added to UNESCO’s global “intangible heritage list.”
* Paraguay: A planned British scientific expedition into Paraguay was suspended due to concerns over the heath and safety of indigenous tribes.
* Cuba: Yoani Sanchez, Cuba’s most famous blogger, was honored with a human rights award from a Danish think tank.
Image – LAHT
Online Sources- RTE.ie, The Guardian, LAHT, BBC News