World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – Oct 23-29, 2023
Humanitarian shipments of food and medical supplies began to flow into Gaza through THIS passage after President Biden’s urging of the Israeli government.
The Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec will be inaugurated in December according to the president of THIS country which is investing $2.8 billion in the project. The rail shipment route starting near Veracruz will rival the Panama Canal which is plagued by drought induced water level troubles.
A Pentagon report noted THIS country had begun to expand its nuclear weapons inventory jumping to 500 warheads from 400 two years ago. The report said the country aimed to have 1,000 warheads by the year 2030.
Reports from Buenos Aires forecast a run-off vote will be required next month to choose THIS nation’s next President between left-wing candidate Sergio Massa and the far-right Javier Milei. The main issue has been the economy which has seen a 140% inflation rate.