- CHINA / ENVIRONMENT: Beijing Sets New Standard For...Dense Deadly Smog.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- BRASIL: More Headaches For Dilma : Her VP's In-Law On Playboy Cover...And Chief Aide's Dubious Payment.
- MEXICO/ USA : 11 Oct. UPDATE: Navy Admits Killing Top Zetas Leader Lazcano...Was Accident; 'La Ardilla' Smirks Over His Arrest For Falcon Lake Murder; Analysis Of Calderon's 'Kill The Capos' Plan.
- BRASIL / ITALY / GUATEMALA / USA / RUSSIA: 1 Dead, 7 Injured In Rio Fuel Tanks Fires/ Blasts; Ruby Heartstealer Admits Lying About Silvio's Sex Parties, Money; Ex-Prez Alfonso Portillo Extradited To USA For Money Laundering; Moscow Bans VKontakte By 'Mistake.'
- POLAND: C.Bank To Strengthen Zloty By Selling Euros.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- BRASIL: Documentary About Rio Garbage Dump... Up For Oscar.
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- RUSSIA : Drunk's Death Scene Dance...Goes Viral...Offends Many.
13 March 2013
GREENLAND / DENMARK / CHINA : Greenland Boosts First Female PM Chances, Rare Earths Recovery, More Mining Taxation.
Greenland's voters slapped down the nation's current PM Kuupik Kleist...in favor of perhaps electing its first woman PM.
Aleqa Hammond won 42% of the votes in the 57,000 population nation...while Kleist took away only 34%.
Many natives of the huge island want more control over foreign miners...especially the Chinese, higher taxes...and rare earth mining.
Kleist was also said to be courted by Beijing.
PM Kleist had refused to reopen earth mining...often found with uranium reserves...and forbidden by Denmark...which heavily subsidizes the island.