* Latin America: Israeli defense firms are seeking a larger piece of the Latin American arms market.
* Puerto Rico: Best wishes to Puerto Rican musician and songwriter Robi Draco Rosa who was diagnosed with cancer.
* Argentina: Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Buenos Aires and urged “freedom of assembly and greater press freedom.”
* Cuba: The U.S. Coast Guard repatriated thirteen Cubans who were initially found last week in vessels off the Floridian coast.
Image – Bruno Domingos/Reuters via CBC News (“A model of a Grippen fighter jet at an air show in Rio in April 2009. (In 2009) Brazil had the biggest military budget in the region.”)
Online Sources- UPI, terra.com, Miami Herald, Press TV