* Peru: Machu Picchu will be removed from UNESCO’s list of endangered world heritage sites though conservation programs by the U.N. will continue.
* Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez Tweeted several messages after not appearing in public for nearly two weeks while recuperating from surgery in Cuba.
* Colombia: Are female Colombian guerillas fighting as “mercenaries” against rebels in Libya?
* Brazil: At least eight people were killed during a police raid at a Rio de Janeiro favela on Wednesday night.
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