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In Cuba, the Spanish native, Angel Carromero, who was driving the vehicle that crashed and killed Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya, was charged for vehicular manslaughter according to local media reports. Also, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez traveled to Brazil for a regional summit where Venezuela will join Mercosur’s trading bloc. And in Brazil, members of Rio de Janeiro’s Muslim community gathered in the city’s only mosque to break their fast as part of the holy month of Ramadan. About 85% of Brazil’s Muslim community converted from Christianity.