- 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.
02 May 2013
GUATEMALA / CANADA : Violent Silver Mine Protests Force Emergency Declarations In 4 Towns.
One cop was shot dead...and 6 protesters were wounded Monday...after clashes in 4 southeast towns near a proposed Canadian silver mine.
Locals fear the new Escobal mine will exhaust their natural springs and water resources.
The government declared a state of emergency...and sent in troops to aid local police in the San Rafael Las Flores region...70Km/40 miles from Cd de Guatemala.
Public gatherings are banned...after several police cars were burned...and 23 cops were briefly held hostage.