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Criminals Terrorize Brazilian State of Bahia

Military forces sent it to calm population down after a series of murders that took almost 30 lives in two days Agence France Presse February 6, 2012 Brazilian security forces took control of Bahia on Sunday, patrolling key intersections in the state capital Salvador after a police strike led to a major spike in murders and violent crime. A force of 2,600 army, navy and federal police was ordered to ...Read full article...

Third World Welfare Recipients to Protest ‘Evil’ Capitalism

by Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda January 30, 2012 What do the elites meeting in Davos, Switzerland have in common with the welfare state recipients in the third world nations? At least a couple of things. Both have immensely benefited from capitalism, yet both groups point to it as an evil system, responsible for things such as inequality and social injustice. Neither of the two groups say what kind ...Read full article...

Met Office: Global Warming Ended 15 Years Ago

Two of the scientific organizations that just a couple of years ago blamed humans for the planet’s warming, the Met Office and the University of East Anglia, now provide contrasting data showing that planetary warming ended in 1997. by David Rose MailOnline January 29, 2012 The supposed ‘consensus’ on man-made global warming is facing an inconvenient challenge after the release of new temperature data showing the planet has not ...Read full article...

¿Qué significa el control gubernamental de Internet?

Por Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda 25 de enero 2012 Recuerda todos los artículos que leyó un año o dos atrás, que nos advertían a todos sobre el final de Internet tal como lo conocíamos? Ese momento ha llegado. A diferencia de lo que se ha informado en los moribundos y corruptos medios de comunicación corporativos, la nueva legislación destinada a regular el tráfico y contenidos de internet, entre otras cosas, ...Read full article...

Forget SOPA, PIPA and OPEN. ACTA is the big Enchilada

by Luis R. Miranda The Real Agenda January 25, 2012 While most of the attention regarding government censorship of the Internet has been focused on the United States due to the imminent passage of the SOPA, PIPA and OPEN bills, those pieces of legislation are mostly bound to affect Americans. As we have reported previously, bills like the ones mentioned above have the power to literally disconnect the United States from the ...Read full article...

U.S. EPA Enforces Antiquated Oil SPill Clean up Protocols

The outdated procedures cost Gulf Economy Billions in Losses By Susan Aarde The Real Agenda January 23, 2012 23 Years of Denial Much of what was being reported about in 2011 as the aftermath of the Gulf Oil Spill has not covered an important point: Oil is still leakingi from the seabed floor BP well zone and millions of barrels are still submerged and residing in the water column–HOW WILL THE ...Read full article...

Scientists: UN Soldiers Brought Deadly Superbug to Americas

ABC News January 12, 2012 Compelling new scientific evidence suggests United Nations peacekeepers have carried a virulent strain of cholera — a super bug — into the Western Hemisphere for the first time. The vicious form of cholera has already killed 7,000 people in Haiti, where it surfaced in a remote village in October 2010. Leading researchers from Harvard Medical School and elsewhere told ABC News that, despite UN ...Read full article...

Venezuela will not recognize World Bank ruling in Exxon case

by Daniel Wallis Reuters January 8, 2012 Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Sunday that his country would not recognize any ruling by a World Bank tribunal in a multibillion-dollar arbitration case with Exxon Mobil Corp. Exxon took Venezuela to the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, or ICSID, seeking as much as $12 billion in compensation after Chavez ordered the nationalization of the Cerro Negro ...Read full article...

More than 1 million children work in Brazil

AP December 28, 2011 A newspaper says that despite the economic advances achieved by Brazil over the past few years, children from low-income families are still forced to work in Latin America’s biggest country. The Folha de S.Paulo newspaper says Wednesday that its analysis of preliminary 2010 census figures compiled by Brazil’s government statistics agency shows that more than 1 million children between the ages of 10 and 14 ...Read full article...

Brazilian economy ‘overtakes Britain’ as sixth in the world

AFP December 26, 2011 Brazil has overtaken Britain as the world’s sixth largest economy, a London-based research group said Monday. In its latest World Economic League Table, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) said Asian countries were moving up while European countries were slipping down. CEBR chief executive Douglas McWilliams told BBC radio that Brazil’s advance was part of a wider trend. “I think it’s part of ...Read full article...
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