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U.S chooses new U.N. Ambassador


John Negroponte got a September 14th approval from the Senate to be the new U.S ambassador to the United Nations. Unfortunately, he may not last long if the call to "root out all terrorists" is to be carried out in full. <a href="">This article</a> in the <a href="">Newsday</a> discusses his history, particularly his involvement in Honduras in the early '80s. <span class="quote"><q>There, he was paymaster for an unsavory covert army known as the Contras, who, under the tutelage of the United States, waged a dirty little war against the Sandinista government in Nicaragua.</q></span>