VENEZUELA: Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez has rejected the U.S. government’s categorization of her country as a security threat. VENEZUELA: Minister Rodriguez’s address to the O.A.S comes as the Venezuelan government launches an international campaign gathering signatures denouncing the U.S’ aggression. COLOMBIA: Transport workers on strike came to an agreement with the Colombian government to put an end to a 24 day work stoppage. UNITED STATES: Martese Johnson, a 20-year old honours student of the University of Virginia needed ten stitches after having his head slammed against the pavement by Virginia alcohol agents. GERMANY : A strike by pilots at Germany’s flagship carrier, Lufthansa, enters its second day.