* Argentina: Diego Maradona’s wish to be Argentine national soccer coach again was denied after Sergio Batista was promoted to permanently takeover the team.* Central America: A diplomatic spat between Costa Rica and Nicaragua could worsen as both countries have been accused of sending troops and police illegally over the border.
* Brazil: President-elect Dilma Rousseff continued her investor-friendly tone by pledging to lower taxes and public spending.
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