* Haiti: Haiti’s ruling political party has reportedly withdrawn support for its presidential candidate, Jude Celestin, amidst strong allegations that the first round of elections was rigged.
* Argentina: According to the Argentine press the government will pay $9 billion to the Paris Club of major creditor nations.
* U.S.: A former Border Patrol agent claimed that he was fired due to his opinions on the “war on drugs.”
* Colombia: At least 21 workers died after an explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in northeastern Colombia.
Image – Ramon Espinosa/Associated Press via CBC (“Presidential candidate Jude Celestin, seen waving to supporters during a campaign rally in Port-au-Prince, has pulled out of Haiti's election race.”)
Online Sources- BBC News, Reuters, Huffington Post, MSNBC