Nicaragua drew a rare pat on the back from the international community last month when it declared itself free of the nearly 180,000 landmines left scattered about after the country’s bloody contra war (1981-1990). Read the rest of this entry ?
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A long-forecast “black-gold” rush appears to be underway around South America’s Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas even as the rest of the world, shocked by an unfathomable ecological disaster unfolding in North America’s Gulf of Mexico, slowly wakes up to the risks of off-shore oil drilling. Read the rest of this entry ?