But, Correa argued, this was just half the market value of the oil trapped in the coveted ITT bloc.
The bus companies negotiated as one bloc and the contracts needed to be extended.
Two years later, he had released all Soviet dissidents from prison and was beginning to loosen the reins on Soviet bloc countries.
It was the hundreds, thousands, of humanists from Russia and the Eastern bloc who fought totalitarianism.
The only bloc growing in size and strength in politics these days is independents.
Pederson headed a bloc against 'Carmack's Folly,' but he backed the wrong horse, and when the bubble burst he was out in the cold.
Only $98 of the total went to Communist China, all the rest to the European bloc.
It was pointed out that these objectives have a dual character: strengthening the bloc and weakening the free-world powers.
If they failed to produce the usual amount of rubber on the appointed day they would be put in ‘bloc’ (imprisoned).
The French Socialists were returned with important majorities, and the bloc found itself stronger than ever before.