Panama seizes N. Korea ship A North Korean cargo ship was stopped near the Panama Canal and searched on suspicion of drugs, but it was carrying something sweeter — the apparent parts of a surface-to-air missile system, hidden inside containers of brown sugar.
July 17, 2013 - MSN
Panama finds suspected weapons on N. Korean ship A North Korean ship carrying weapons system parts buried under sacks of sugar was seized as it tried to cross the Panama Canal on its way from Cuba to its home country, which is under a United Nations arms embargo, Panamanian officials said Tuesday. The ship appeared to be transporting a radar-control system for a Soviet-era surface-to-air missile system, according to a private defense analysis ...
July 16, 2013 - KTVU