- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- VENEZUELA: Growing As Hub For Drug Shipments.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- UKRAINE : 27 April UPDATE: Barbie Doll Looking Model...Defends Appearance.
- ART / HUMOR / SPAIN : 27 August UPDATE: Clever Jokers Post Their 'Restored' Versions Of Famous Images.
- URUGUAY: Foreigners Rush To Buy Farm Land.
- MEXICO: The Growing Number Of Narco Women.
- RUSSIA : Miss Russia Defends Pussy Riot Punkers; 4 Detained After Small Moscow Pussy Riot Protest.
- MEXICO: Police Investigating Death of Young American Woman.
25 March 2012
PARAGUAY / EL SALVADOR : 29 March UPDATE : Chaco Forest Under Siege By Cattlemen; Did Church/Gang Deal Reduce Violence? NYTIMES Paywall Reduces Free Visits.
Simon Romero reports on the rapid destruction of Paraguay's Chaco Forest...with 1.2 million acres already burned...to raise cattle.
The growth is a boon for the Mennonites who have long lived there...but not for the indigena.
NEW!! El Salvador President Funes reveals that the Catholic Church negotiated a truce between 2 prison gangs...MS 13 and M-18...to reduce violence.
Ans...the murder rate there has plummeted recently.