Joel Ivre, editor, Sweden.
The day before the summit I brought up the topic to a Korean friend. “This is amazing, isn’t it?” But he shook his head. “I have stocks in foreign currency, and the Korean Won is already increasing in value. This is not
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It was 2:30 am on June 13th, 1972 when an unlikely group of men - a former Fidel Castro revolutionary Mr. Sturgis, a Miami real estate agent Mr. Martinez, a locksmith Mr. Gonzalez, a Havana born CIA spy Mr. Parker, and an FBI and CIA