* Guatemala: Canadian firm CGN was sued by a group of eleven Guatemalan women who clamed that they were victims of a gang rape by security personnel hired by the company.
* Cuba: Will ex-president Jimmy Carter’s visit Havana help improve U.S.-Cuba relations that weakened since the recent conviction of Alan Gross?
* Argentina: Protesters allegedly disappointed at the government’s controversial 2009 media law blocked the entrance to the printing presses for Argentina’s two largest newspapers.
* Bolivia: Miners seeking better work conditions continued their five-day-old strike that has halted operations at one of Bolivia’s top silver and zinc mines.
Image – AP via BBC News (“Hundreds of women are murdered in Guatemala each year.”)
Online Sources- CTV, LAHT, The Guardian, Reuters, The Latin Americanist