* Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez could seek special decree powers to be used before the new legislature comes into office on January 5th.
* Bolivia: Bolivia could take legal action at the International Court of Justice as part of their staunch opposition to a compromise deal reached at the UN Climate Summit in Cancun on Saturday.
* Ecuador: Global demand for oil will fall next year according to predictions by the OPEC oil cartel during their summit in the Ecuadorian city of Quito.
* Argentina: Is Carlos Tevez justified or petulant in his desire to leave Manchester City and play for another club?
Image – Reuters/Miraflores Palace/Handout via Reuters (“Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez shows a map during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas December 10, 2010.”)
Online Sources- Goal.com, UPI, Bloomberg, The Latin Americanist, Sify