It’s been an “unbearable insult” and today North Korea has threatened to withdraw from nuclear disarmament talks following UN Security Council condemnation. Even Russia is calling on North Korea to return to the talks whilst China is urging calm. But North Korea isn’t having any of it. Enough is enough it seems for this country – can the world afford to upset countries considered dangerous?
Airline flights. Phone service. Money transfers. The US has more to gain than it thinks from reforming its policy towards Cuba. But who needs this change more?
Cuba will be one step closer to democracy according to this blog. But this blogger isn’t too impressed with the US. He says that the US forgives nations as and when it suits them giving Vietnam and Japan as examples.
“It can label someone as a “dictator”, yet turn around and work with other bona fide dictators when it fits its agenda….But Cuba, for some odd reason, had been on the list of nations-to-not-forgive-list for almost half a century”
Are there some countries that can never be forgiven?
Bouncers and ex soldiers employee in schools are on the rise in British schools.There are already high security measures in place in some schools around the world, worth reading about security measures in this American school. This blogger isn’t keen on the move and feels that children shouldn’t be treated as thugs or criminals in an educational environment – all you need is some strong school discipline from no-nonsense head teachers.
And finally, today we get to meet the world’s most famous dog, Bo. The “first puppy” is a six month old, black and white Portuguese water dog. Apparently the breed has a “can-do and hopeful spirit”. So according to Senator Kennedy who gave it to the Obamas, Bo will be a “perfect fit”. It seems we do share traits with our pets!