State Department Ordered Review of Iranian terror Activity in Latin America

August 5, 2013 3:25 pm0 comments
State Department Ordered Review of Iranian terror Activity in Latin America

Source: The Daily Beast By: Josh Rogin Following a report by a leading Argentinian prosecutor, the State Department has decided to reexamine its own assessment of Iran’s growing infrastructure to support terrorist activities in Latin America. President-elect Hassan Rowhani waves as he attends a press conference in Tehran on Monday. (Behrouz […]

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Correa was aware of Chávez’s serious health condition prior to last surgery

July 31, 2013 2:00 pm0 comments

Source: El Universal Tuesday July 30, 2013  04:12 PM “I was told (by Cuban leader Fidel Castro) that the issue (President Hugo Chávez’s health condition) was very serious and that he had a few months left. That is why we had to prepare emotionally for such a terrible blow,” Ecuadorian President […]

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Venezuela consulate empty but paying

July 24, 2013 2:13 pm0 comments

Source: Miami Today By Vanessa Zambrano     The status quo remains at the third-floor office that the Venezuelan Consulate rents in Miami. Even though nobody is in the space and the consulate is not active, the Venezuelan government continues to pay for it.     Jerome Hollo, vice president of Florida East […]

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‘Mechanisms of Censorship’ in Ecuador’s Communications Law

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‘Mechanisms of Censorship’ in Ecuador’s Communications Law

Source: Global Voice Advocacy Image by luciferlatexsex. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Until recently, communications laws in many Latin American and Caribbean countries were grounded in an obsolete vision of communications media, and in many cases, they ignored, or addressed only superficially, the technological and social changes that our countries have experienced […]

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North Korean ship carrying hidden ‘missile equipment’ detained after leaving Cuba

July 16, 2013 12:49 pm0 comments
North Korean ship carrying hidden ‘missile equipment’ detained after leaving Cuba

Source: NBC News Courtesy IHS Maritime The captain of the North Korean ship Chong Chon Gang tried to kill himself as the vessel was searched, according to Panama’s President Ricardo Martinelli. By Ian Johnston and F. Brinley Bruton, NBC News A North Korean-flagged ship carrying what is believed to be […]

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Firmas ‘golondrina’ venden químicos a Venezuela que Ecuador no produce

July 10, 2013 2:49 pm0 comments
Firmas ‘golondrina’ venden químicos a Venezuela que Ecuador no produce

Source: El Comercio Por: GABRIELA QUIROZ Y ARTURO TORRES Empresas que registran exportaciones ficticias y sobrefacturadas de Ecuador a Venezuela se multiplicaron como golondrinas en verano. Aunque los antecedentes de sus operaciones se remontan al 2008, cuando el sector textilero hizo las primeras denuncias. Venezolanos, colombianos y ecuatorianos idearon un […]

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