* Argentina: An Argentine judge concluded that “the Turkish state committed the crime of genocide against the Armenian people” between 1915 and 1923, much to the chagrin of Turkish officials.
* South America: Twenty-three Brazilian cities have declared states of emergency due to the wild weather while nearly one hundred are dead in Colombia due to heavy rains and flash floods.
* Mexico: The country’s antitrust agency confirmed that a $1 billion fine was levied against the Carlos Slim-owned America Movil telecom firm.
* Venezuela: Authorities at a Venezuelan airport detained a Colombian citizen suspected of running the website of the FARC guerillas.
Image – AFP (“People carry torches during a rally through the streets of Yerevan”, the capital city of Armenia.)
Online Sources- Mercopress, LAHT, Colombia Reports, MSNBC, CNN