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Trump Threatening the World’s Most Eco-Sensitive Habitats
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Trump Threatening the World’s Most Eco-Sensitive Habitats
June 24, 2019

The ecologically-sensitive Galapagos Islands, home to many species not found anywhere else in the world and made famous by scientist Charles Darwin in his seminal work on evolution, “On the Origin of Species,” will soon be the location of yet another US military base.

Assange Arrest Impossible Without Trump Foreign Policy
April 12, 2019

Candidate Trump would admire Assange’s boldness and doing what needs to be done in spite of the “swamp”. President has to keep the military industrial complex, CIA any may others appeased.

Assange Arrest Impossible Without Trump Foreign Policy
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Bienvenidos PROSUR: a Return to Fascist Oligarchies in South America
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Bienvenidos PROSUR: a Return to Fascist Oligarchies in South America
April 4, 2019

Trump and his team of neocons will now concentrate their efforts on overthrowing Maduro and subjecting his last remaining allies to regime change operations, Wayne Madsen writes.

Ecuador. The CIA Agent Known as Swat, plus Others
June 22, 2016

A mural hanging inside the Ecuadorian parliament building by the famous Ecuadorian painter Oswaldo Guayasamín, titled «Imagen de la Patria», includes an image of a grinning skull in a helmet emblazoned with the acronym «CIA». When the mural was first unveiled in August 1988, Guayasamín explained that this image epitomized all the foreign threats to his native country. And for almost three decades this «CIA skull» has gazed out at the deputies in parliament with a sinister grin…

Ecuador. The CIA Agent Known as Swat, plus Others
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Washington Continues to Destroy Latin American Reformers
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Washington Continues to Destroy Latin American Reformers
April 14, 2016

Washington Continues To Destroy Latin American Reformers

The US Media War against the Leaders of Latin America (I)
April 4, 2016

Last December the Venezuelan journalist José Vicente Rangel went on his television program to talk about how the Pentagon has created the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) that is spreading disinformation about Venezuela. Specialized centers such as CIMA also go after other governments that Washington finds unpalatable…

The US Media War against the Leaders of Latin America (I)
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The Evil Empire Has the World in a Death Grip
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The Evil Empire Has the World in a Death Grip
February 22, 2016

In my archives there is a column or two that introduces the reader to John Perkins’ important book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man.  An EHM is an operative who sells the leadership of a developing country on an economic plan or massive development project.  The Hit Man convinces a country’s government that borrowing large sums of money from US financial institutions in order to finance the project will raise the country’s living standards. The borrower is assured that the project will increase Gross Domestic Product and tax revenues and that these increases will allow the loan to be repaid. 

Why US Wreaks Havoc in Latin America?
August 26, 2015

The pursuit of hegemony is part and parcel of US policy in Latin America. Any attempt to take independent foreign policy decisions by a Latin America state is perceived by the White House as a challenge. The Obama administration has applied great efforts to destabilize the governments and countries in the Western Hemisphere that refuse to dance to the Washington’s tune…

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