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Us And Mexico To Set Up Joint Team To Fight Drug Cartels

CHICAGO – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Mexico will set up a joint team in Chicago targeting Mexican drug cartels and their leaders and finances, to...

Us Says Eu Stalling On Airbus Blocks Request For Wto Compliance Panel

GENEVA – The United States said on Wednesday the European Union and four of its planemaker states have failed to bring subsidies for Airbus (AIR.PA) into line with...

Cuba Frees Leading Dissident Charged With Attempted Murder

HAVANA – A leading Cuban dissident said he was freed from jail on Wednesday, 12 days after his arrest for attempted murder following a car crash in which he hit...

Paraguays New President Takes Office Promises To Cut Poverty

ASUNCION – Former senator Mario Abdo Benitez took office as Paraguay’s new president on Wednesday, pledging to cut poverty and fight corruption after winning...

Us And Mexico To Announce Joint Plan To Fight Drug Cartels

CHICAGO – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Mexican authorities are planning on Wednesday to announce a new strategy to combat transnational Mexican...

Putin Says Chinas Xi To Visit Russia In Sept Agencies

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Chinese President Xi Jinping would visit Russia in September, Russian news agencies RIA and Tass reported on...

Corona Owner Invests Another 4 Billion In Cannabis Producer Canopy

– Corona beer maker Constellation Brands (STZ.N) will infuse another $4 billion into Canada’s top cannabis producer Canopy Growth (WEED.TO), the biggest...

Brazils Lula To Register As Presidential Candidate From Jail

BRASILIA – Imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday will be registered as a candidate for this year’s presidential election despite...

Mexico Offers 16 Million For Information Leading To Drug Lords Arrest

MEXICO CITY – Mexico is offering a 30 million pesos ($1.56 million) reward for information leading to the arrest of drug lord Nemesio Oseguera whose cartel is...

Corona Owner Pumps 4 Billion More Into Weed Producer Canopy

– Corona beer maker Constellation Brands (STZ.N) will invest a further $4 billion in Canada’s top cannabis producer Canopy Growth (WEED.TO), doubling down on...