In December 2008, Bolivia was declared to be 'free from illiteracy' - the third country to do so in Latin American and the Caribbean after Cuba and Venezuela. Now Honduras is set to achieve the same landmark within the next ten months...
MEXICO NEGOTIATES FUTURE OF ZELAYA ♦ ARGENTINA AND VENEZUELA REINFORCE THEIR ALLIANCE ♦ CLIMATE CHANGE: BOLIVIA SAYS NO TO CARBON TRADING ♦ BRAZIL READY FOR AGREEMENT ♦ COLOMBIA EXPECTS “AMBITIOUS TARGETS” IN COP15 &
Argentina: First gay wedding in Latin America ♦ Venezuela: Chávez accuses Colombia of linking him with rebels ♦ Chile to hand over report on “espionage” in Peru ♦ Bolivia ends the year without new investment ♦ Brazil
Haiti: ONU asks Haitians to “be patient” ♦ Open air cabinet meeting ♦ Some return to "normality” in the middle of the chaos ♦ Hugo Chávez: The US controls Haiti ♦ Chile: Right wins presidential election
Haiti: The US takes control of Port-au-Prince ♦ Reconstruction plans ♦ Chile: new president to continue current policies ♦ Venezuela: government does not rule out more expropriations ♦ Bolivia denies responsibility for failure o
Haiti: US control distribution of emergency aid ♦ People flee Port-au-Prince ♦ Private security instead of police, with death penalty included ♦ Mexico: Drug cartel “auditor” arrested ♦ Brazil: tax on foreign purch
Haiti: After the earthquake, the illnesses ♦ More US troops in Haiti but aid still vastly inadequate ♦ Blockade to avoid immigration ♦ Honduras: Agreement for Zelaya to leave the country ♦ Venezuela: Revolution until the year 34