MEXICO CITY (AP) — Six people tested for possible radiation exposure have been released from hospital but remain under detention as suspects in the theft of a truck carrying highly radioactive cobalt-60, officials said Friday.
The World Trade Organization cleared the way for its first ever worldwide trade reform on Saturday after Cuba dropped a threat to veto the package of measures, sources involved in the talks said. Cuba had raised a last-gasp objection to the deal, which some estimates say could be worth $1 trillion to the world economy, forcing an overnight halt to talks. But Cuba later reached an agreement on compromise language with the United States, and a deal was expected to be announced imminently, sources said. Cuba had earlier refused to accept a deal that would not help pry open the U.S. embargo of the Caribbean island.