Korea: More Tension due to Seoul’s Largest-Ever Drills

2 Seoul, Dec 24. -The South Korean army on Thursday again demonstrated its power to the North by carrying out maneuvers with air and land forces in a zone near the common border, aggravating tensions on the peninsula. Anti-tank missiles, helicopters, multiple rocket launchers and fighter aircraft were used in the war games, military sources said. Nearly 800 soldiers participated

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Alicia Alonso Honored in Ballet Festival of Havana

1 Havana, Oct 30. -Dance was in the air Thursday night in Havana, in the 22nd International Festival of Ballet, whose inaugural gala became a reverence to one of the legends without whom it would be impossible to write the history of this art. Alicia Alonso is 90 years old and still dancing. Her hands and arms, the slight undulation

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Volcanic Eruptions Hit Communities in Guatemala and Ecuador

1 Guatemala City, May 29. -The eruptions of two volcanoes in Guatemala and Ecuador have hit communities forcing thousands of people to flee their homes while disrupting air traffic as ash drifted over wide regions. The Pacaya volcano, in Guatemala, began erupting lava and rocks on Thursday afternoon, blanketing the country's capital with ash and forcing the closure of the

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