troops there, officially claiming the islands as its own. But in 1833, Britain dispatched troops to occupy the islands and claim them as a colony of the British Crown, administer.
ister, for the country's 1999 bank crisis. Ex-president Lucio Gutierrez is also among the eight presidential candidates. Meanwhile, there are 1,381 candidates vying for seats in th.SEE PORTFOLIO
per year, from 111 trillion cubic feet in 2008 to 169 trillion cubic feet in 2035, the report said. HAVANA. June 5 (Xinhua) -- Cuba Saturday marked World Environment Day (WED) b.READ MORE
a bid to offer education to all. "Education is something sacred," he said during his inspection visit to the National Education Unit "Bicentenario Republicano" in the Central Par.READ MORE
ade Center in New York, and Pentagon in Virginia. One plane crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania after passengers attempted to retake the control of the plane. Obama said that the.READ MORE
rlos Mata in Caracas Friday. The Colombian-Venezuelan border, approximately 2,000 km long, is frequented by different armed groups from guerrillas to drug traffickers. Rivera said h.READ MORE
documents) that possibly would be put at risk if their names were published," Pentagon spokesman Dave Lapan said. Of that group, he said, the names were removed in the published f.READ MORE
said in Rio's convention center Riocentro, where the conference will be held. Subtitles, simultaneous sign language translation and information in Braille will be provided. Adjustm.READ MORE
ded with rumors that Brazil was mulling a limit on the number of Haitians who were crossing the Amazonian borders to the South American nation in the new year. Acre Justice and Hu.READ MORE
ted so far. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, which struck at 3:01 p.m. local time (1101 GMT), was centered some 130 km southeast of the northern Chilean city of Arica at .
s of cooperation agreements Tuesday. President Cristina Fernandez and her Ecuadorian counterpart Rafael Correa signed cooperation agreements in the fields of economy, education, cu.
upstream activities and member of the main board for several years before being appointed group chief executive in May 2007. Special Report: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill ? .
events. "I am shocked somebody would make a statement like this in a wonderful event like Boston Marathon," Spitzer said. As a precaution after the bombings, cities in the U.S. and.