* Latin America: Upon arriving in Bolivia for a regional defense ministers meeting, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned Latin American countries to be “be very cautious and very careful” with their ties to Iran.
* Haiti: "There is no time left for meetings and debate - the time for action is now," said a statement from Doctors Without Borders’ chief in Haiti, Stefano Zannini, regarding the country’s deadly cholera outbreak.
* Venezuela: Pitcher Felix Hernandez became the only second Venezuelan pitcher to win the Cy Young award in the American League.
* Colombia: A “state of calamity” was declared after some of the heaviest rainfalls in decades killed at least 136 people.
Image – Reuters via The Telegraph
Online Sources- CBC, CNN, BBC News, AFP, The Latin Americanist