Falkland Islands’ bid to grow its own food amid fears of Argentina blockade
The Falkland Islands has announced a plan to become self-sufficient in meeting its food needs amid increased concern about Argentine efforts to blockade surrounding waters.
A Reality Check for Brazil
The reshuffling and rise in defense outlays, along with Mr. Santos’s tough talk, are a tacit recognition of the belief among many Colombians that he and his administration haven’t been hard enough on the leftist rebels, mainly the country’s biggest guerrilla group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC.
Good News: Oil Drilling Off Florida Begins Nov. 1. Bad News: It’s in Cuba. As if that weren’t enough, U.S. Is Urged to Plan to Aid Cuba in Case of an Oil Spill.
Iran’s Energy Min: Sanctions cannot halt expansion of Iran’s ties with Cuba and Ecuador
Havana, Sept 8, IRNA – IRI Energy Minister Majid Namjou emphasized here Wednesday Western-imposed sanctions can by no way halt process of expansion of Iran’s trade and business relations with Cuba and with Ecuador.
International Mover Question
The U.S. added a Venezuelan general, two legislators and a top intelligence official to a kingpins list for their alleged involvement in drug dealing and arms trafficking with Colombian guerrillas, the U.S. Treasury said Thursday.