* Argentina: Alejandro Chaskielberg won the Sony world photographer of the year award for his snapshots depicting islanders living on the Parana River Delta.
* Bolivia: President Evo Morales announced a major find at the Aquio gas field that could boost Bolivia’s gas reserves by nearly one-third.
* Mexico: According to the State Department a record 111 U.S. citizens were killed in Mexico last year, which is triple that of 2007.
* Spain: Lionel Messi 2 – Real Madrid 0.
Image – “Alejandro Chaskielberg, courtesy of Sony World Photography Awards 2011” via The Guardian (“Alejandro Chaskielberg's The Hunter, one of a portfolio of images that won the Argentinian photographer an award at the Sony World Photography awards. “)
Online Sources- BBC News, CBC, Mercopress, Houston Chronicle