North America

North American Leaders SummitThe so-called “Three Amigos” summit among the executive leaders of the United States, Canada, and Mexico in Guadalajara last weekend ended August 10 with nothing being accomplished more than a three-day photo-op and press releases containing vague platitudes.

Eric HolderThe Chicago Tribune is reporting that sources inside the U.S. Justice Department claim Attorney General Eric Holder will likely soon order a Justice Department probe of felony torture by the CIA during the Bush administration.

President Barack Obama will meet with Canadian President Stephen Harper and Mexican President Felipe Calderon this weekend in Guadalajara, Mexico, for a North American Leaders Summit. The host of issues they are expected to discuss this weekend includes immigration, drug violence, trucking, and the Canadian objections to the “buy American” provisions adopted by Congress earlier this year in the “stimulus” legislation.

CancunIt sounds like something that can only happen in a third world country — police and navy personnel wrapping a beach in crime scene tape because of a suspicion that, of all things, someone has been stealing sand.

Manuel ZelayaDeposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ordered to step down by his nation's Supreme Court and Congress and forcibly exiled from the country on June 28, has stated his intention to cross the Nicaraguan-Honduran border on July 24.

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