* Haiti: The debate over ethics in photojournalism was reignited after a photo similar to the above image of a Haitian child shot dead shortly after last year’s earthquake won at the Swedish Picture of the Year Awards.
* Cuba: Thirty-seven former political prisoners from Cuba arrived this morning in the Spanish capital of Madrid.
* Bolivia: Maria Cecilia Chacon was sworn in as the first woman to become Bolivia’s defense minister.
* Ecuador: In a retaliatory move the State Department ordered that Ecuadorian ambassador to the U.S. Luis Gallegos return to Quito.
Image – Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters via The Guardian (Fifteen-year-old Fabienne Cherisma died from a bullet to the head in January 2010 reportedly after taking paintings from a Port-au-Prince shop.)
Online Sources- PetaPixel, The Guardian, Inside Costa Rica, The Latin Americanist, Voice of America