LATEST NEWS [with Maps]
Rafael Correa wins his third term to office
There are certain interesting facts about this man.
1. He is President of Ecuador from 2007
2. Before him, there were 7 presidents in 10 years !
3. He has improved the living conditions of poor people
4. He defied the Western World and
a) defaulted on World Bank loans
b) negotiated better deals for his country’s oil exports
c) gave political asylum to Julian Assange of Wikileaks
in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012
where Julian Assange is still holed up
Where is Ecuador ?
North Korea is one of the few countries in this world having nuclear capabilities.
Where exactly is North Korea
As you can guess, there is North Korea and South Korea
two countries nestled between China and Japan
They are in a promontory of land jutting out of Mainland China
Any promontory of land is called a PENINSULA
[PENINSULA: a land mass with water on three sides]
So, this is the Korean peninsula
North Korea is adjacent to China
South Korea is adjacent to the island country of Japan
in fact, some cities of Japan are nearer to S Korea than to cities in its own country.
Look at the maps below for the location of N Korea
The following map shows a larger area for perspective: