The Americas Report
May 08, 2008
Highlighted Story - "Paraguay's New President, Fernando Lugo."
Main News -
- Interpol confirms authenticity of Raúl Reyes's computer files.
- Colombia Extradites Paramilitary Leader to US. Colombia Captures Twin Who Allegedly Led Major Drug Ring with Brother. US Warns of Terror Threat in Colombia.
- Lula presumably ready to help US calm Chávez down.
- Bush, Torrijos Meet at White House.
- Immigrants Send Less Money to Families in Latin America.
- Venezuela's Sukhoi-30 fleet nearly complete. Venezuela seeks training from FARC. US Senate deems it risky linking Chávez with terrorism. US Senate Committee probes Chávez. Baduel: The Venezuelan army is worried. Venezuelan president nationalizes Sidor.
- Bolivia's Wealthy Region Votes for Autonomy. Bolivia Takes Over Telecommunications Company, Energy Firms.