Latin America News Update: February 19th-25th

Thanks again to Lorraine Caputo for tracking down these stories.

ARGENTINA

Paleontologists have found Tyrannosaurus Rex’s ancestor, Dawn Runner, in the famed site at Ischigualasto. And hey, let’s do this: Check out V!VA’s new guide to Argentina, due out this spring!

CUBA

Cuba is putting on the 20th edition of its uniquely egalitarian International Book Fair this week.

HONDURAS

Honduras has banned smoking in public and many private places. Hondurans can now even call the cops on people smoking at home.

A young Honduran who starred in a documentary about illegal immigration has been granted asylum in the US.

MEXICO

Despite the wave of drug violence ravaging the country, Mexico is still attracting lots of Spring Breakers from the US.

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