Gazans have shown creativity to deal with the Israeli boycott.
Brazil has kicked off it's election campaign season. Jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is among the 13 candidates formally registered. Political parties are now allowed to petition voters ahead of the presidential and congressional ballot.
Venezuela has requested the governments of Colombia, Peru and the United States to extradite eight suspects implicated in the assassination attempt of president Nicolas Maduro.
In Peru thousands of patients hope that the regulation of a law that decriminalizes the use of marijuana for medical purposes, benefiting the health and life of Peruvians and not just the pharmaceutical companies.