* Brazil: The price of sugar hit a four-month high due to the possibility that Brazilian sugar growers will increase ethanol production.
* Panama: Mariano Rivera, who has a record 608 saves, is expected to soon announce his retirement from professional baseball.
* Puerto Rico: Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla endorsed a proposal that would grant drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants.
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