Pic: AP. UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea says Mexico has “forcibly detained” one of its ships since it ran aground off Mexico’s Gulf coast last year, and Pyongyang blames the United States for making sure the ship is not released. North Korea’s deputy permanent representative to the U.N. told[…]
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A consortium headed by China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd. has won the contract to build a high-speed inter-city rail line in central Mexico after submitting the only bid on the project. Another Chinese firm, CSR Corporation Limited, and the Mexican companies GIA, GHP, Prodemex and Teya[…]
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U.S. President Barack Obama. Pic: AP. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is nominating a former Clinton White House deputy chief of staff as ambassador to Mexico and a former senior State Department official and prominent Indian-American as ambassador to India. Obama has selected Maria Echaveste for the Mexico post[…]
Garbage set on fire slowly burns at a dump on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Pic: AP. NEW DELHI (AP) — A new study shows that rampant trash-burning is releasing more polluting emissions than governments are reporting. The researchers estimate about 41 percent of the world’s garbage is burned[…]
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