- EU / CROATIA : Zagreb Now Set To Become EU Member #28...In 2013.
- 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.
- BRASIL : Dilma Wins Port Privatization Approval From Congress.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- 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.
28 March 2013
CHILE : Ex-Prez Bachelet Announces New Presidential Run; Students Clash With Police.
Former President Michelle Bachelet will run for the office again in November.
The nation's first woman chief executive was highly popular...serving from 2006-2010...but prohibited by law to serve a second consecutive term.
For the past 3 years Bachelet, 62...has overseen women's issues at the UN.
The left center candidate must survive a primary election in June to advance.
Current President Sebastian Pinera is a highly unpopular conservative billionaire.
Hundreds of rock and paint throwing students took to the streets of Santiago again...clashing with police...who used tear gas and water cannons to repel them.
It was their 2nd street demonstration of 2013 for education reforms.