Archived posts with tag ‘Spain’

Peter’s Atlantic Round-Up

Spanish authorities uncovered a big sanctions-busting deal this week after raids in Barcelona and Madrid. The bust concerns the export of nine Bell-212 helicopters to Iran and chopper parts to Venezuela. The aircraft could be converted for military uses and thus are banned by U.N. sanctions. Furthermore, the parts were being exported to Venezuela without the proper permits. The total value of the choppers and parts comes to well over 100 million Euros.

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Al-Qaeda Spinoff Threatens Spain

Spain has received demands from an Al Qaeda-affiliated group claiming to hold three Spanish aid workers captive.

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