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Peru claims to have killed Military leaders of ‘Shining Path’ Guerrilla group

The Peruvian Army says it has given a sharp blow to Shining Path, the paramilitary group that since its foundation in 1980 has been responsible, the government says, for the death of at least 51,000 people. According to Peruvian president Ollanta Humala, a military operation conducted into the early hours of Monday resulted in the death of the two military leaders of the guerrilla group, which the government considers ...Read full article...

Is Costa Rica a drug warehouse for massive US drug trafficking?

According to an official press release from the Organization of Judicial Investigations (OIJ in Spanish), Costa Rica will no longer send cocaine or other controlled substances to the United States, at least for the time being. The announcement comes in the wake of news reports about nearly 24 tons of cocaine transported by the U.S. Air Force to Miami on Saturday, July 27th 2013. The OIJ further explained that ...Read full article...

Brazil sacrifices growth to ‘control’ inflation

The Brazilian finance minister, Guido Mantega, said in an interview published today that the Government will endeavor to keep inflation under control “even if it means reducing the rate of growth.” “The government will never let inflation get out of control,” said Mantega, head of the economic team of the cabinet of President Dilma Rousseff, in an interview to the magazine Veja. Mantega said that inflation is “the worst ...Read full article...

Maduro fancies Venezuela’s new Air Defense System

The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, said today that a “powerful” anti-aircraft weapon system will be deployed in the country to make his country “unassailable” to foreign military threats. “It is the most powerful in the world and we are installing it in the mountains, the corridors, in the Venezuelan plains, sea and land borders. Our country is impregnable, nobody can touch even an inch of the country, which ...Read full article...

Venezuela receives Snowden request for Asylum

Rumors on the web even announced that Snowden had landed safe and sound in Venezuela yesterday. Venezuela announced that it received a formal request for asylum from Edward Snowden, adding to Nicaragua as a possible destination for the CIA’s former contractor who is sought by Washington after revealing the works of the American’s massive spy network. Snowden, who is in the transit area of ??Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport since 23 ...Read full article...

Brazil also a target of NSA Spying

It remains to be seen if the country allowed the NSA to spy on its citizens or if the snooping occurred without the knowledge of the Rousseff government. Brazil, with extensive public and private networks digitized, has long been a priority of the U.S. spying machinery. According to information leaked by Edward Snowden via The Guardian, the Obama administration indiscriminately intercepted thousands of calls, emails and data from companies, ...Read full article...

Dilma Rousseff’s Referendum is a Joke

Instead of vowing to enforce existing laws, the Brazilian President wants to create more bureaucracy and laws that will not apply to the political and oligarchical classes. In Brazil everyone knows that politicians for the most part are corrupt. The rich and the poor have dealt with government corruption and impunity since the end of the dictatorship period. Since then virtually no politician elected to serve locally, regionally or ...Read full article...

Brazilian Intelligence now Spying on Citizens

Apparently, the volume of people on the streets of Brazil took the government by surprise, because no one was alerted about the significance of the wave of protests that was coming. But fear not, the Brazilian-style cyber thuggery has now caught up with the Brazilian Intelligence Agency (ABIN) now going full force to snoop on social networks and other modes of communication. Concerned about the development of the protests ...Read full article...

Brazilian Politicians throw chicken feed to the people. Will Brazilians eat it?

Has Brazil awaken to the fraud and corruption that has run rampant since the end of the Collor tyranny? That remains to be seen. Most people in Brazil are happy that their friends and neighbors have put soccer aside to raise their voices against the oligarchy’s neoliberal policies of indebtedness and runaway government spending. But the questions in many people’s minds is if the protests will survive more than ...Read full article...

The Brazilian “Spring” goes Global

Protests against the Rousseff Regime, the rise in the cost of public transport and the excessive spending to build soccer stadiums has extended to at least 26 cities around the world. Last week, the newest example of a Police State began crawling in Brazil. It happened in Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo and Brasilia, the district of criminals, the equivalent of Washington DC in North America and London, England. Along ...Read full article...

Mexico’s “National Crusade Against Hunger” is a ploy to impose GM Corn

In a previous report (“Red alert! GMO avalanche in Mexico”),1 we recounted the circumstances leading up to the imminent threat of the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) organisms (also known as GMOs, genetically modified organisms, or transgenics) into Mexico and several other Latin American countries. The whole continent is seeing a wave of measures, such as seed and intellectual property laws, designed to facilitate multinational control over agriculture. Unfortunately, ...Read full article...

Brazilians rapidly reaching worrisome indebtedness level

The Brazilian Household debt has reached a record in March since the Central Bank began measuring this index, says a report from the bank. In the first quarter of this year the debt reached 43.99%, which means that families owe financial institutions almost half of what they earn each year. In 2009, this rate was 18.39% and since then it has not stopped growing. Over 60% of families began ...Read full article...

Massive Military Operation led by Socialist Regimes now Happening in South America

Operation Agatha is being conducted on the border between Brazil and 10 other South American countries Operation Agatha 7 is being held all along the Brazilian border with ten South American countries. Altogether 25,000 military and Federal Police, Highway Patrol, Military and government agencies are involved. According to the Department of Defense,  this is the largest mobilization ever conducted by the Brazilian government in combating illicit trade. Among the ...Read full article...

World Cup and Olympic Games are excuses to militarize Brazil

US robots, Israeli drones to help make 2014 World Cup in Brazil ‘one of the safest sporting events ever’ Brazil has added 30 US military robots to the Israeli drones and ‘Robocop-style’ glasses with face recognition cameras to its arsenal after the country allocated $900 million to make 2014 World Cup “one of the most protected sports events in history.” The 30 PackBot 510 units, which usually cost between ...Read full article...

Shortage is what Socialism is built on

Who cares about toilet paper when there is not food on the table? In Venezuela, to fill the grocery cart one needs to do a procession, as if it was a visit to the Hugo Chavez tomb. But not only that, shoppers can’t buy certain products even if they can afford them. For several weeks now toilet paper has been one among a list of products absent from the ...Read full article...