Tuesday, July 5, 2011

The legendary Yellowstone River polluted by an oil spill

A pipeline from Exxon Mobil has broken, Saturday, July 2, near the town of Laurel, Montana State, the United States. According to the oil 750 to a thousand barrels (between 120,000 and 160,000 liters) of crude oil spilled into the Yellowstone River - river iconic American Northwest. The tanker has deployed hundreds of workers to collect, along the banks of the river, the oil can be recovered.

Hugo Chavez returned to Venezuela after an operation in Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who was recovering in Cuba of an operation of removal of a cancerous tumor suffered June 10 in Havana, has returned home on the morning of Monday, July 4. The head of state, who is 56 years old, was greeted at the airport in Maiquetia, on the outskirts of Caracas, by members of the government, according to pictures broadcast by state television.

The former officer coup, "nemesis" of the United States in Latin America could do in the afternoon appeared on the balcony of the presidential palace, said on television. The latter also showed images of the Cuban President, Raul Castro, before making his farewell to his Venezuelan counterpart.

Ben Ali receives another sentence

The deposed president of Tunisia was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted of smuggling drugs, weapons and antiquities in the latest trial against him. A court also imposed a fine of $ 72,000 the former president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali.