November 2012 map showing maritime borders in dispute between Colombia and Nicaragua. Colombia has vehemently rejected a recent UN ruling that expanded Nicaragua’s boundary, and Colombian warships are reportedly sailing defiantly through Nicaragua’s newly acquired maritime territory.
Nicaragua, the second poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere, has just inked a deal with a Chinese [...]
Iran has come to rely on imports of food, autos and computer chips.
On June 30, the Danish shipping giant Maersk startled Iran’s trade officials by abruptly pulling out of the country’s three largest ports. Company officials said little about the decision, but the timing was striking: A week earlier, the Obama administration had [...]