Agriculture giant Monsanto entered Argentina in 1996. Since then, the South American country has become the world’s largest soybean producer, and nearly all of them are genetically modified. Monsanto provides the majority of the pesticides used in Argentina. Now, a new AP report says that the chemicals are affecting the 12 million people who live in the country’s farm belt, where the AP documented dozens of cases where agricultural poisons were applied to crops in ways that are contrary to existing laws. Pesticides are showing up in drinking water and the soil. . . . From Description published with video.
A day after threatening to take legal action against a former U.S. Navy SEAL for an unauthorized book about the commando raid which killed Osama bin Laden, U.S. officials are still debating whether there are sufficient grounds for doing so.
But a lawyer for Matt Bissonnette said on Friday that the former SEAL took his obligations to keep government secrets “seriously” and had made sure the book did not contain secrets. . . .Read Complete Report