May 2012



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Cuba: Rains flood Sancti Spíritus

Rains flood Sancti Spíritus, Mariela Castro visits the US, questions arise concerning the internet cable, and UN denounces Cuba’s human rights record.






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Chile 21/05/12

President Piñera announces plans for new social programs as Chile braces for the impact of the Euro Zone crisis. Protests lead to the closure of an unsanitary factory farm in…


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Peru: Mummies discovered at Pachacámac

Over 80 mummies unearthed at Pachacámac; Taxi blown up by Chilean land mine; two terror suspects captured; police left dead in jungle; Peruvian clowns demand national holiday





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Cuba: Oil well turns up dry

Oil well turns up dry, Enrolment in higher education down, Bay of Pigs document remains classified, and Cuba marks 110 years of independence.








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Chile 14/05/12

Chilean fuel imports up fivefold from 2003-2011, opposition and government clash over Bachelet video, and President to deliver annual State of the Nation address.