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- COSTA RICA: Currency Intervention Predicted As Colon Surges Vs USD.
- PHILIPPINES /USA : Stranded US Naval Warship Finally Dismantled.
- ITALY: 12 Dec UPDATE: Is Silvio's 'Friend'...Key Sex Trial Witness Ruby The Heart Stealer...On The Run? Ruby Finally Surfaces...In Mexico!
- PERU: Sand Fly Bite...Morphs Into Horror Story For American.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- BRASIL : Dilma Wins Port Privatization Approval From Congress.
- MUSIC FOR MONDAY: From SWEDEN / AZERBAIJAN : Eurovision Winner Loreen Sings "Euphoria."
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- VENEZUELA :6 March UPDATE: Shooting At Caracas Opposition Rally Wounds Capriles Supporter.
10 February 2013
PANAMA / COLOMBIA : Panama Pinches Medellin Narco Capo Pichi; 18 Injured, 1,900 Homes Damaged By 6.9 Quake.
Notorious Medellin narco lord Pichi...has been pinched in Panama.
Officials believe that Pichi led the narco gang called The Office...and that he ordered 9 rivals killed last December in a luxurious villa outside Medellin.
He was also wanted in the murder of 2 anti-narco cops in 2012.
President Santos sent his appreciation...tweeting...'A good hit'.
A strong and deep 6.9-7.0 magnitude quake on Saturday centered at Pasto...shook the SW provinces of Narino, Cauca and Valle...at last count...injuring at least 15...and damaging 1,900 homes.
...Medellin has been plagued by increased violence lately...especially gang warfare...
in Comuna 8.