* Guatemala: First Lady Sandra Torres de Colom will allegedly divorce from her husband, President Alvaro Colom, in order to legally run in this September’s presidential election.
* Venezuela: The Chavez administration inked several economic deals with China including “a $4 billion line of credit for Caracas' housing investments.”
* Argentina: President Cristina Fernandez may have her back against he wall over a money laundering investigation that led to calls of a general strike.
* Colombia: Author Juan Gabriel Vasquez won the prestigious Alfaguara Spanish literary prize for his novel on the "dark balance of an age of terror and violence" in Bogota.
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