Tuesday, May 14, 2013

And Then Some News

The first paragraph of Thursday's essay, "Berth control: Denial of docking privileges in Ushuaia," reads as follows:

On page 6 in the March 12, 2012, issue of Newsweek magazine, the small item under the heading "NewsBeast: International" and subtitled, "Berth Control," reads as follows: "The rapidly capsizing relations between Argentina and Britain plumbed new depths when two British-flagged cruise liners were refused docking at the Argentine port city of Ushuaia. The behemoths had visited Port Stanley, in the disputed Falkland Islands, on their way to Argentina. Irate business owners in Ushuaia, denied an invasion of 3,250 free-spending vacationers, accused authorities of ‘economic suicide.’"

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