* Ecuador: Several towns in central Ecuador were ordered to be evacuated due to the increased risk of eruption of the Tungurahua volcano.
* Mexico: Police rescued 51 migrants held hostage in Tamaulipas though unfortunately authorities confirmed that over 270 bodies were uncovered in recent days from a series of mass graves.
* Cuba: According to a poll conducted by a “travel agency network” 75% of respondents would travel or consider traveling to Cuba if U.S. restrictions on tourism were dropped.
* Brazil: President Dilma Rousseff expressed her “immense worry” that inflation could hurt Brazil’s economy.
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Online Sources- Monsters and Critics, BBC News, CNN, Sun-Sentinel, Bloomberg