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  1. US defense chief plays down Trump comments on seizing Iraq oil

    Dw.com - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:45 dw.com
    The US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has distanced himself from remarks made by President Donald Trump about Iraq's oil. Mattis also indicated support for Iraqis who served with US troops to be spared Trump's travel…
  2. Lord Newby on Brexit: 'We have nothing to lose'

    Dw.com - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:45 dw.com
    Is there anything that can still be done to prevent Brexit? Yes, Lord Richard Newby, a passionate pro-European, tells DW, as the Brexit bill is debated in the House of…
  3. US Vice President Pence says Trump 'committed to working with the EU'

    Dw.com - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:45 dw.com
    US Vice President Mike Pence has reassured EU officials that the US is still committed to partnership with the bloc. His remarks seem to contradict ones previously made by the US…
  4. Indonesian foreign minister: 'Trying to create a culture of tolerance'

    Dw.com - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:45 dw.com
    Concerns abound in recent times about the threats posed by radicalization and terrorism to Indonesian society. The country's foreign minister spoke to DW about how the government is tackling these…
  5. Police: Man hit by car in Glendale

    Abc15.com - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:42 abc15.com
    Glendale Police Department says a major intersection will be closed for several hours on Monday morning after a pedestrian-involved…
  6. Tuesday is the last day to vote in the March 7 Los Angeles primary

    Dailynews.com - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:39 dailynews.com
    LOS ANGELES - Anyone interested in voting in the March 7 Primary Nominating Election in Los Angeles is reminded that Tuesday, Feb. 21 is the deadline to register.Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan has issued a number of tips for registering to vote, including that registration can be done online at…
  7. 5,000 DWP customers still without power after Friday's storm

    Dailynews.com - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:39 dailynews.com
    LOS ANGELES - Nearly 5,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers were still without power today, two days after the Southland was lashed with wind and rain.About 400 Southern California Edison customers in Los Angeles and Orange counties were also without electricity, possibly due to storm…
  8. Light rain set to continue through President's Day in Southern California

    Dailynews.com - Top Stories 02.20 / 14:39 dailynews.com
    LOS ANGELES - A new round of showers started to dampen Southern California today as residents continued their damage from Friday's storm.Light showers were falling around Southern California overnight and the National Weather Service forecast a 70 percent chance of showers through the day, according to meteorologist Curt…
  1. Lewandowski: Trump's staff has 'not prepared' him

    Hispanicamericans.com - Politics 02.20 / 15:16 hispanicamericans.com
    Corey Lewandowski criticized Trump’s senior staffers for their collective lack of government experience. | AP P…
  2. Mattis: US not in Iraq to ‘seize anybody’s oil’

    Itk.thehill.com - Politics 02.20 / 15:16 itk.thehill.com
    James Mattis has a simple message for the people of Iraq during his first visit to the country as defense secretary: The U.S. isn’t here to take your oil.“I think all of us here in this room — all of us in America — have generally paid for our gas…
  3. Shep Smith SLAMS Trump: ‘It’s Crazy, What We’re Watching Every Day. It’s ABSOLUTELY CRAZY.’

    Ringoffireradio.com - Politics 02.20 / 15:16 ringoffireradio.com
    In this Majority Report clip, we watch Shep Smith on Fox News. HE HAS HAD IT with Donald Trump’s antics toward the press. He wants answers about Russia, and he’s sick of Trump treating the press like they’re stupid children. The post Shep Smith SLAMS Trump: ‘It’s Crazy, What We’re Watching Every Day. It’s ABSOLUTELY CRAZY.’ – Majority Report appeared first on The Ring of Fire…
  4. Will Trump Use Liberal Protests as an Excuse to Clamp Down on Free Speech? – Thom Hartmann Program

    Ringoffireradio.com - Politics 02.20 / 15:16 ringoffireradio.com
    Thom chats with a caller about things to watch out for if you want to protest Trump, and measures the administration might take to maintain power and control over the people. The post Will Trump Use Liberal Protests as an Excuse to Clamp Down on Free Speech? – Thom Hartmann Program appeared first on The Ring of Fire…
  5. ICE: Nearly 1 million illegals with 'removal orders' still free

    Wnd.com - Politics 02.20 / 15:14 wnd.com
    (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Despite media reports of a massive crackdown by President Trump on illegal immigrants, just a tiny percentage of the nearly 1 million on the government’s deportation list have been arrested, according to statistics provided to Congress. The 680 seized in recent sweeps by U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement agents represent just .07 percent…
  6. Oroville Dam splits conservatives, coastal liberals

    Wnd.com - Politics 02.20 / 15:14 wnd.com
    (USA TODAY) OROVILLE, Calif. — Eldon Hofeling raises his voice over the roar of backhoes, helicopters, tumbling rocks, dump trucks and 750,000 gallons of water rushing past every second. “It’s driving me nuts,” he says. Steps away from his house, hundreds of contractors are struggling to repair the Oroville Dam before the spring rains arrive [...]…
  7. Trump tweets further criticism of Sweden

    Wbt.com - Politics 02.20 / 15:12 wbt.com
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden's immigration policies. The president tweeted Monday that: "The FAKE NEWS media is trying to say that large scale immigration in Sweden is working out just beautifully. NOT!" People in Sweden have been scratching their heads since Trump suggested during a rally Friday that some sort of incident had occurred in their country. The post Trump tweets further criticism of Sweden appeared first on News…
  8. McCain, Critics Say Trump’s Gone Too Far With Press War

    Themoderatevoice.com - Politics 02.20 / 15:07 themoderatevoice.com
    Prominent political voices are increasingly saying President Donald Trump has gone too far in his assault on the media’s credibility, likening his repeated criticisms to those of dictators. RELATED: Campaigner-in-chief: Trump rallies supporters The debate over the wisdom of Trump’s comments took place on the Sunday morning news shows, with Republican Senator John McCain and [...] The post McCain, Critics Say Trump’s Gone Too Far With Press War appeared first on The…
  1. Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first month

    Ww.abc6.com - World 02.20 / 15:20 ww.abc6.com
    Europeans have reacted to President Donald Trump's first month in office with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship is…
  2. Sleek superyacht seized in Gibraltar over $16.2M debt claim

    Ww.abc6.com - World 02.20 / 15:20 ww.abc6.com
    Authorities in Gibraltar say they have seized one of the largest and most advanced superyachts in the world over an unsettled bill dispute between its owner and its German…
  3. Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals

    Ww.abc6.com - World 02.20 / 15:20 ww.abc6.com
    A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor has been launched in Uganda amid concerns about the source of its…
  4. IS claims suicide attack by British bomber near

    Capitalbay.com - World 02.20 / 15:16 capitalbay.com
    The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack near Mosul it said was carried out by a British suicide bomber,…
  5. US defense chief plays down Trump comments on seizing Iraq oil

    Joinfo.com - World 02.20 / 15:14 joinfo.com
    Arriving in Baghdad on an unannounced visit Monday, the US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis had planned to assess for himself the effort by US-backed Iraqi forces to expel “Islamic State” (IS) militants from their stronghold of western Mosul, according to Deutsche Welle. But he began by downplaying comments made by President Donald Trump, who suggested ... The post US defense chief plays down Trump comments on seizing Iraq oil appeared first on…
  6. Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer of crude oil

    Joinfo.com - World 02.20 / 15:14 joinfo.com
    Russia pumped 10.49 million barrels a day in December, down 29,000 barrels a day from November, while Saudi Arabia’s output declined to 10.46 million barrels a day from 10.72 million barrels a day in November, according to data published Monday on the website of the Joint Organisations Data Initiative in Riyadh, Joinfo.com reports with reference ... The post Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer of crude oil appeared first on Joi…
  7. Leading by example: Indian man's single mission turned a dying river into a paradise

    Sott.net - World 02.20 / 15:14 sott.net
    In the year 2000, Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal decided that it was time to clean up a sacred part of the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab, the Kali Bein river. For centuries, city governments along the river had been dumping their human waste and garbage into this sacred Sikh waterway. After unsuccessfully attempting to convince the governments to stop dumping waste into the river, Seechewal drew on the Sikh tradition of kar sewa (free voluntary service). That's when Sant Sichewal (also…
  8. Fires, storms and now snow? More extreme weather hits New South Wales, Australia

    Sott.net - World 02.20 / 15:14 sott.net
    The alpine regions of New South Wales and Victoria have been hit by a dusting of snow in summer, following heatwaves and wild storms. Between five and 10 centimetres of snow fell on Victoria's Mount Buller overnight, as temperatures dipped to - 0.8degress just after midnight. In New South Wales - which last week grappled with catastrophic bushfire conditions and then severe storms - a light dusting of white sprinkled snow-cams on the summit of Mt Kosciusko…
  1. Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace

    Wtvq.com - U.S. 02.20 / 15:15 wtvq.com
    Somalia’s new president visited victims wounded by the Mogadishu car bomb that on Sunday killed 34. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those who planned the blast. The explosion hit a busy marketplace in the western part of the capital, said police Capt. Mohamed Hussein. “It […] The post Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace appeared first on ABC 36…
  2. US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp

    Wtvq.com - U.S. 02.20 / 15:15 wtvq.com
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II. Pence was joined by his wife, Karen, and the couple’s 23-year-old daughter, Charlotte, as they toured the exhibits at the […] The post US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp appeared first on ABC 36…
  3. Imagination, innovation sought for new Lincoln library

    Yankton.net - U.S. 02.20 / 15:15 yankton.net
    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln City Library officials and their consultants are seeking imaginative ideas for the city's new downtown l…
  4. Trump wigs in big demand for Austrian carnival-goers

    Yankton.net - U.S. 02.20 / 15:15 yankton.net
    VIENNA (AP) — Just about everyone wants to be Donald Trump this Carnival season in Austria — so much so that some costume rental shops have run out of wigs miming the U.S. president's signature hai…
  5. Scientists hold rally in Boston to protest threat to science

    Naplesherald.com - U.S. 02.20 / 15:12 naplesherald.com
    BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston on Sunday to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the U.S. The scientists, some dressed in white lab coats, called on President Donald Trump’s administration to recognize evidence of climate change and take […
  6. Montana officials alarmed as they fight surge in meth use

    Naplesherald.com - U.S. 02.20 / 15:12 naplesherald.com
    BY BOBBY CAINA CALVAN HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Methamphetamines continue to make an alarming surge in Montana, as law enforcement, health officials and communities struggle to address the problem. Panelists at a drug summit convened Saturday by the Montana Legislature said resources are being strained because of a widening prevalence of the drug. While authorities […
  7. Scallops scuffle pitting small boats against big

    Wbt.com - U.S. 02.20 / 15:12 wbt.com
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- A disagreement over the right to fish for scallops off of New England is pitting small boats against big boats in one of the most lucrative fisheries in the U.S. The federal government maintains different rules for the small- and big-boat fisheries, though they work some of the same areas. The post Scallops scuffle pitting small boats against big appeared first on News 1110 99.3…
  8. APNewsBreak: New York pays $3M to family of molested boy

    Wbt.com - U.S. 02.20 / 15:12 wbt.com
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York is paying $3 million to the family of a developmentally disabled boy repeatedly molested by a staffer at a state-managed group home. The case highlighted systemic problems in the care of the disabled, including a lack of staff supervision and training. The former staffer, Stephen DeProspero, is now in prison. The post APNewsBreak: New York pays $3M to family of molested boy appeared first on News 1110 99.3…
  1. Kremlin denies Montenegro assassination plot

    Dw.com - Europe 02.20 / 14:45 dw.com
    Moscow has rejected allegations that it was involved in a plot to assassinate Montenegro's prime minister. A Montenegrin prosecutor had said the alleged conspiracy was aimed at halting the country's NATO…
  2. Shell shakes up oil trading world with brash buying sprees

    Worldoil.com - Europe 02.20 / 14:12 worldoil.com
    The giant tankers anchored along the Scottish coast in the Firth of Forth weren’t going anywhere. They were just providing floating storage because there was no demand for their cargo, North Sea crude o…
  3. France’s Populist Le Pen Meets With Lebanon President, PM In Run Up To Electiton

    Breitbart.com - Europe 02.20 / 14:11 breitbart.com
    BEIRUT (AP) — French populist-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has met with the president of Lebanon, saying their two countries should be “pillars” in organizing the fight against Islamic fundamentalism. After the half-hour meeting on Monday with Michel Aoun, Le Pen said she also discussed the costs of housing refugees. Le Pen’s National Front party claims Muslim immigration to France boosts terror risks, costs jobs and drains the nation’s treasury. Le P…
  4. Claim: EU Security Would Be Diminished Without Access to British Intelligence Reports Post Brexit

    Breitbart.com - Europe 02.20 / 14:11 breitbart.com
    LONDON (AP) — A former counterterrorism chief for London’s Metropolitan Police says Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union could compromise the security of other EU members if they do not continue to have full access to British intelligence. Richard Walton says that Brexit “represents a risk to the safety” of other EU nations as Britain’s membership “is more beneficial to the EU than to the UK in relation to security and…
  5. Eurozone Finance Ministers Meet To Decide Fate of Greece

    Breitbart.com - Europe 02.20 / 14:11 breitbart.com
    BRUSSELS (AP) — The eurozone’s 19 finance ministers will try to defuse the risk of another Greek crisis when they meet later in Brussels. Greece remains dependent on bailout loans from its partners in the eurozone to pay its debts. Without them, it faces bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro. But the release of those loans depends on Greece meeting the terms of its 2015 bailout agreement. There are disagreements on those terms, notably on how tough Greece’s budget…
  6. Le Pen Closing Gap in Second Round of French Presidential Poll

    Breitbart.com - Europe 02.20 / 14:11 breitbart.com
    French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is closing the gap on her rivals in a poll that suggests momentum is building behind her…
  7. Teacher Threatened with Car Bomb in New ‘Trojan Horse’ School Plot to Islamise UK School

    Breitbart.com - Europe 02.20 / 14:11 breitbart.com
    Counter-terror police are investigating a new alleged Islamist "Trojan Horse" plot to control a state school, with claims a head teacher was attacked and intimidated by Muslim parents, including a threat to blow up her…
  8. US Vice President Pence says Trump 'committed to working with the EU'

    Dw.com - Europe 02.20 / 13:42 dw.com
    US Vice President Mike Pence has reassured EU officials that the US is still committed to partnership with the bloc. His remarks seem to contradict ones previously made by the US…
  1. Indonesian foreign minister: 'Trying to create a culture of tolerance'

    Dw.com - Asia 02.20 / 14:45 dw.com
    Concerns abound in recent times about the threats posed by radicalization and terrorism to Indonesian society. The country's foreign minister spoke to DW about how the government is tackling these…
  2. Duterte 'paid for killings, including radio host'

    Dw.com - Asia 02.20 / 14:45 dw.com
    President Duterte authorized and paid for extrajudicial killings while he was a city mayor, retired policeman Arthur Lascanas has alleged. Lascanas also claims that a critical radio commentator was among those…
  3. The Burning Problem Of China's Garbage

    Npr.org - Asia 02.20 / 14:34 npr.org
    China produces 520,000 tons of garbage a day. To get rid of it, the government favors burning it, which harms the environment. One answer: sorting garbage and recycling. But that's proved…
  4. Consumer sentiment weakens amid economic slowdown, political uncertainty

    Koreatimesus.com - Korea 02.20 / 14:04 koreatimesus.com
    SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s consumer sentiment has weakened amid a prolonged economic slowdown and political uncertainty, data showed Tuesday. The index for output generated in the restaurant sector came to 107.1 in December, compared to 111.1 from a year earlier. The figure represents a fourth straight month of decline, according to data…
  5. Malaysia and N. Korea in diplomatic row as alleged footage emerges of Kim attack

    Dw.com - Asia 02.20 / 13:42 dw.com
    The Kuala Lumpur government is angry over claims it has something to hide in its probe into the death of Kim Jong Un's half-brother. This comes as video footage emerges apparently showing the…
  6. China Monitors Assassination Probe Of North Korean Kim Jong Nam

    Npr.org - Asia 02.20 / 13:32 npr.org
    China is debating how to react to the death of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korea's leader. Some think that the dead man could potentially have headed a more China-friendly North Korean…
  7. PetroChina warns profit may drop to record low on oil’s plunge

    Worldoil.com - China 02.20 / 12:00 worldoil.com
    PetroChina, the country’s biggest listed oil and gas producer, said full-year net income in 2016 fell by as much as 80%, putting it on pace to report a record-low p…
  8. Exploring the charms of Bohol

    Balitangamerica.tv - PHILIPPINES 02.20 / 11:01 balitangamerica.tv
    by Marianne Domingo   Staying at De Grand Resort Bohol is not just about spending time inside a relaxing hotel all day. Let’s check out some of the many eye-opening sights you can find all over Bohol island! The crowned jewel of Bohol tourism is the Chocolate Hills. These mounds of marine limestone are colored brown during [&#…
  1. Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's largest crude producer

    Worldoil.com - Saudi Arabia 02.20 / 15:14 worldoil.com
    Russia overtook Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude producer in December, when both countries started restricting supplies ahead of agreed cuts with other global producers to curb the worst glut in d…
  2. Fayez al-Sarraj not hurt after convoy comes under fire

    Aljazeera.com - Middle Easte 02.20 / 14:34 aljazeera.com
    No injuries as motorcade carrying prime minister of Libya's UN-backed government comes under fire in…
  3. Top Egyptian court upholds death sentence for ten involved in Port Said Stadium massacre

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 02.20 / 14:34 albawaba.com
    Egypt's court of cassation issued a final verdict for 10 defendants over murder-related charges in the 2012 Port Said stadium massacre, which took the lives of over 70 football fans, upholding a June 2015 death sentence. After protracted legal procedures and a long appeal process, a lower Egyptian court sentenced in June 2015 11 people to death, including one in absentia, in a retrial of the case after receiving the Grand Mufti's opinion on the verdict. …
  4. London bomb plot prosecutor named as UK terror legislation watchdog

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 02.20 / 14:34 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Max Hill, who prosecuted 21/7 plotters, to succeed David Anderson who had used post to highlight concerns about government's Prevent…
  5. Libya PM's convoy comes under fire in assassination attempt

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 02.20 / 14:34 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Fayez al-Sarraj's fragile GNA has struggled to impose its authority, particularly in eastern Libya where a rival administration holds…
  6. Turkish protesters demand death for alleged Erdogan 'assassins'

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 02.20 / 14:34 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Hundreds call for 44 soldiers to receive death penalty as they face court accused of attempting to kill…
  7. Israelis optimistic on Trump despite mixed messages

    Israeli ministers upbeat about prospect of working with new US administration, despite recent comments that have fallen short of far-right government's…
  8. Prime minister's convoy comes under fire in Libya

    Convoy carrying contested unity government chief Fayez al-Sarraj, other officials comes under attack in Tripoli; all were…
  1. SpaceX rocket launches into orbit, booster returns to earth

    Dw.com - Business 02.20 / 14:45 dw.com
    The 15-story high booster portion of the rocket successfully returned to earth with a controlled, upright, landing. SpaceX hopes to begin carrying astronauts to the space station in 2018 and, eventually, to…
  2. Somalia: Mogadishu Bombing Toll Rises

    Allafrica.com - Africa 02.20 / 14:34 allafrica.com
    [VOA] Somali officials say at least 30 people were killed and dozens others wounded when a massive car bomb exploded in a busy market in the capital Mogadishu on…
  3. Zimbabwe: Nando's Building Collapse - Man Confirmed Dead

    Allafrica.com - Africa 02.20 / 14:34 allafrica.com
    [News24Wire] At least one person has been confirmed dead, following the collapse of a building housing a Nando's fastfood outlet in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe over the weekend, a report said on…
  4. South Africa: Rollout of Medical Marijuana Up for Public Comment 'Soon'

    Allafrica.com - Africa 02.20 / 14:34 allafrica.com
    [News24Wire] The use of, and access to, medical marijuana for South Africans will soon be up for public comment, the IFP said on…
  5. Watch: Safer than a Ford Kuga? This taxi is not even close to being roadworthy[video]

    Thesouthafrican.com - Africa 02.20 / 14:34 thesouthafrican.com
    This driver is the bravest man on the road, no doubt. The post Watch: Safer than a Ford Kuga? This taxi is not even close to being roadworthy[video] appeared first on The South…
  6. News24.com | Missing hiker believed to have been mugged in Newlands Forest

    News24.com - Africa 02.20 / 14:27 www.news24.com
    A missing hiker in Newlands Forest has been found, but appears to have been mugged, Cape Town rescuers…
  7. News24.com | Rollout of medical marijuana soon up for public comment - IFP

    News24.com - Africa 02.20 / 14:27 www.news24.com
    The use of, and access to, medical marijuana for South Africans will soon be up for public comment, the IFP…
  8. News24.com | Brian Molefe MP nomination will hurt ANC image before 2019 elections - SACP North West

    News24.com - Africa 02.20 / 14:27 www.news24.com
    The nomination of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to Parliament has divided the tripartite alliance, with the SACP in the North West province labelling the move…
  1. Tensions rise in Ecuador as presidential runoff too close to call

    MiamiHerald-Americas 02.20 / 13:27 miamiherald.com
    The results of Sunday’s contentious presidential race remain too close to call, as ruling party candidate Lenín Moreno said he’d likely avoided a runoff and his rivals warned of fraud. … Click to Continue »…
  2. Ecuador poll: Governing party's Lenin Moreno leads vote

    Hispanicamericans.com - Latin America 02.20 / 13:05 hispanicamericans.com
    Image copyright AFP/EPA Image caption Guillermo Lasso (L) and Lenin Moreno (R) casting their votes on Sunday Partial official results in Ecuador's presidential election have put governing party candidate Lenin Moreno in the lead. With 87.2% of the votes counted, he has 39.09%, just short of the 40% needed to win outright in the first round. If he fails to reach 40%, he will face conservative candidate Guillermo Lasso in a run-off on 2 April. Third-placed candidate Cynthia Viteri said she…
  3. High speed ferry could ease Panama West traffic

    Thebulletinpanama.com - Latin America 02.20 / 12:51 thebulletinpanama.com
    By Franklin CastrellónTrade and maritime industry sectors consulted by The Bulletin on the possibility of establishing a high-speed ferry service between Panama West and the capital city to relieve land traffic jams during peak hours, agreed that “at least the initiative deserves a feasibility study by the government”.They pointed out that the studies should focus on potential demand and economic viability, including various alternatives for the development of such a project, as was [...…
  4. Government of Panama proposes to extend Colón Container Terminal contract

    Thebulletinpanama.com - Latin America 02.20 / 11:48 thebulletinpanama.com
    The Minister of the Presidency, Álvaro Alemán, presented on January 19 a bill before the National Assembly to award an extension on the 20 year contract for the development of the Port of Coco Solo North Container Terminal, in the Colón province.According to information supplied by the Government of Panama, the minister said that in 1996 a Contract for the development, Construction, Operation and Administration of a Container Terminal in the Port of Coco [.…
  5. A father's despair

    Hispanicamericans.com - Latin America 02.20 / 10:53 hispanicamericans.com
    Image copyright Twitter Image caption Juan Manaure often posted pictures of himself with his son on Twitter Juan Manaure may not be Venezuela's best basketball player. He is not among the three Venezuelan players who got picked by US scouts to play in the NBA, nor has he made it into Venezuela's national team. He plays for Cangrejeros de Monagas in Venezuela's national basketball league but has come to the public's attention more for what he has done off the court. From a poor…
  6. A father's despair

    Hispanicamericans.com - Latin America 02.20 / 10:53 hispanicamericans.com
    Image copyright Twitter Image caption Juan Manaure often posted pictures of himself with his son on Twitter Juan Manaure may not be Venezuela's best basketball player. He is not among the three Venezuelan players who got picked by US scouts to play in the NBA, nor has he made it into Venezuela's national team. He plays for Cangrejeros de Monagas in Venezuela's national basketball league but has come to the public's attention more for what he has done off the court. From a poor…
  7. Ecuador Election a Nail-Biter, Votes Still Coming in from overseas

    reuters.com By Alexandra Ulmer and Alexandra Valencia | QUITO Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno was within striking distance of winning the first round of Ecuador’s presidential election on Monday, as the Andean country’s electoral body counted ballots late into the night. THINKING OF MOVING TO ECUADOR – THIS IS ONE BOOK THAT IS A MUST…
  8. Ecuador Election has International Implications

    miamiherald.com/Jim Wyss reported the vote is amplified here because it marks the first time in a decade that President Rafael Correa, a charismatic populist, is not in the running. Instead, his one-time vice president, Moreno, a businessman and advocate for the disabled, is leading the charge. If Moreno wins at least 40 percent of the…