Haiti: missionaries charged with kidnapping ♦ Paraguay faces energy crisis ♦ Solution for energy crisis? Have longer weekends ♦ Argentina: new head of central bank promises to work with government ♦ China "not interested" in env
Venezuela: opposition press rallies against Chávez ♦ Haiti: primer minister criticises charity workers ♦ Brazil: film about Lula, a “flop” ♦ Argentina: former President “benefited” of privileged information &di
CHILE: JUDGE CHARGES SUSPECTS OF KILLING FORMER PRESIDENT ♦ BOLIVIA: EVO MORALES ANNOUNCES NEW FORM OF GOVERNMENT ♦ CLIMATE CHANGE: BRAZIL: INDIANS WARN OF “REBELLION” OVER HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT ♦ COP15: NO WOMEN, NO AGREE
Last week we dined by candle light - not from choice but because a giant blackout left all of Sao Paulo, Rio and 16 other states without power for nearly 4 hours. Sixty million people were affected - stranded in lifts, on trains, on the underground.