* U.S.: Jury selection began in the immigration trial of former CIA operative and suspected bomber Luis Posada Carriles.
* Peru: Police in Lima arrested ex-media boss Jose Enrique Crousillat, who was involved in the infamous “vladi-videos” scandal in the 1990s.
* Brazil: Famed author Paulo Coelho claimed that Iran is banning his books and the Brazilian government should intervene in the matter.
* U.S.: Former NFL player Ron Rivera, who is of Puerto Rican and Mexican background, may be hired as head coach of the Carolina Panthers.
Image – AP via BBC News (Luis Posada Carriles is wanted in Venezuela and Cuba where he’s accused of masterminding a pair of bombings in 1976 and 1999).
Online Sources- Miami Herald, The Guardian, boston.com, BBC News