US National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair said that some inmates of the controversial Guantanamo Bay prison camp may be released on US soil and receive 'some sort of assistance to start a new life'.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton aknowledged during a visit to Mexico that the US shared responsibility for the drug-related violence on the border between the two countries and promised funds to assist the Mexican authorities.
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The International Monetary Fund's director for the Western Hemisphere, Nicolas Eyzaguirre, predicted that average economic growth in Latin America will be in slightly negative territory in 2009, dampening earlier forecasts.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that the US would take the matter to the United Nations if Pyongyang goes forward with test-launching the long-range missile it has placed on a launch pad, calling it 'provocative action'.
On a visit to Mexico, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States, with its “insatiable drug appetite”, played a role in Mexico’s drug violence. She pledged additional funds to help fight cartels.
As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Mexico on Wednesday in a push to combat drug violence, US President Barack Obama unveiled a strategy to boost broder surveillance and better coordinate with Mexico's war on drugs.