Rio Denies Entry to UK Warship

By Nestor Bailly, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff, in one of her first international policy moves, pushed regional solidarity to the forefront when the HMS Clyde, a type 42 destroyer in the Falklands Patrol Force of the UK Royal Navy, was denied port in Rio de Janeiro last week.

"We can confirm that HMS Clyde had planned to make a routine port stop in Rio de Janeiro in early January . . .

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