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International News Archive - October 03, 2011

Chocolate Prices To Be Affected By Climate Change

Climate scientists warn that West Africa’s cocoa-growing regions will be threatened by climate change in the years to come.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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