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Venezuela Shows Us What an Electricity Shortage Looks Like

The SHTF might be a lot more subtle than an EMP or a massive natural disaster. We preppers tend to think in black and white, but there are some gray threats out there that few are considering. What if, instead of a total power outage, our country suffered a serious electricity shortage? That’s exactly what has been going on in Venezuela, since they don’t have enough problems running out ...Read full article...

Lula knows no Limits to his Corruption

The former Brazilian president is now meeting deputies and negotiating votes against impeaching Dilma Rousseff. “The Government of Brazil has been transferred from Planalto to the Palace Golden Tulip hotel.” This affirmation was made by Federal Deputy Rodrigo Maia, a Democrat from the opposition party, may seem exaggerated, but it is real. It is in this Brasilia hotel where the former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of the Workers ...Read full article...

Paper: Rousseff and Aécio Neves used Public Money in their 2014 Campaigns

One of the main newspapers of Brasil, Folha de São Paulo, has added a new explosive detail to the corruptions scandals that surround Dilma Rousseff and the political class in Brazil. According to the newspaper, both Rousseff and her adversary, Aécio Neves, from the PMDB, used public money that had been destined to build infrastructure for the FIFA World Cup that took place in Brazil in 2014. In a ...Read full article...

Water wars heat up in South America

Landlocked Bolivia claims Chile must pay for its use of a natural spring water born on Bolivian territory. Fresh water is “the most important resource for mankind”. That is how the liquid is defined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which also highlights that water can be a “potential source of welfare or misery, cooperation or conflict.” In the case of Bolivia and Chile it ...Read full article...

Safra Group accused of Bribing Government Agency in Brazil

The banker Joseph Safra and his group are acussed of paying more than four million dollars to get rid of fines, according to the prosecution. The second richest man in Brazil, Joseph Safra, from the private Safra Group, has been accused of corruption for the alleged payment of bribes to avoid government imposed fines. Investigators believe that the banker, who is worth an estimated $18 billion, according to Forbes ...Read full article...

Hypocritical Mexican Immigration Policy

The Mexican government deports thousands of unaccompanied Central American children instead of offering them asylum and protection it has agreed to provide. Everyone from the Pope to machista Vicente Fox has condemned Donald Trump for trying to make people understand that a country’s borders cannot be wide open for anyone to come in, if that country wants to remain sovereign. The former Mexican president has even used vulgar language to contradict ...Read full article...

Dilma Rousseff is Delusional

Under her presidency and that of her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil went from being the promising, third world jewel to becoming the subject of jokes worldwide. It is under the rule of the Worker’s Party (PT) that Brazil missed the opportunity to become a growing economic power in Latin America, and the reason for that was the widespread corruption and impunity with which the political and ...Read full article...

Brazilian Supreme Court removes Judge from Petrobras Investigation

The forces of corruption and deceit have gotten a temporary victory. The Brazilian Supreme Court, under the orders of one of its magistrate, has removed judge Sergio Moro, the man in charge of investigating the Petrobras scandal, from the case. The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil conceded a request made by the Rousseff administration last week, in which the government asked for reviewing Moro’s actions in revealing the telephone ...Read full article...

Over two-thirds of Brazilians support Impeaching Dilma Rousseff

As it often happens in corrupted versions of politics, few members of the elite are never held accountable for their abuses of power, but when they do, they are brought to justice for lesser crimes which can carry almost no prison terms while the most disgusting crimes against a population is kept in the back burner. After over a decade in power, the Worker’s Party of Brazil has committed ...Read full article...

Brazil’s Top Political Conspirators

An audio reveals the plot. The Brazilian president sent his predecessor a document which appointed him minister to use “if necessary”. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, and her godfather, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are, undoubtedly, the two major conspirators of the current  corruption scandal in Brazil. Rousseff announced that her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, denounced for corruption, will be her chief of staff for the remaining of her ...Read full article...

Dilma Rousseff: In defence of her Godfather

It is not the place of an elected president to decide if someone is innocent or guilty. It is not a president’s duty to defend or to attack a politician whose behavior has risen suspicion. An elected president must remain neutral, for he or she is the representative of a nation, not of a political party. In Brazil, however, it is quite the opposite. Here, Dilma Rousseff has proven ...Read full article...

Prosecutors request Prison for Lula while Investigation is conducted

They express their fear that the president mobilizes its “violent support network” to hinder the process against him. The Prosecutor of São Paulo has requested preventive detention for the country’s former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. The former president and member of the Workers Party (PT), was denounced by the same body on Wednesday for money laundering and concealment of assets. Now, prosecutors say there is a risk ...Read full article...

Mexico City’s Water has been Contaminated with Asbestos for Years

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), all forms of asbestos are carcinogenic, but in Mexico the government continues to use it to build pipelines that carry drinking water to millions of people in Mexico City. Drinking water in Mexico City is distributed through pipes made with of asbestos, a material known as a carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO). The tubes are replaced with polyethylene when broken, ...Read full article...

Is Brazil closer to bringing to Justice members of its corrupt Elite?

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the shoeshine boy who rose to become the first president of Brazil’s working class, is still a hero to millions of Brazilians who know nothing about his dark side and a symbol of change in the largest country in Latin America. His arrest and questioning last Friday, in connection with a huge corruption scandal can turn him a symbol of another kind: the end ...Read full article...

Desperate ‘Lula’ Launches Attacks against President Rousseff

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has left behind his slogan of peace and love that he adopted during the 2002 elections, when he was elected president of Brazil. Cornered by the ongoing investigations known as Operation Lava Jato, which looks into corruption at the state oil giant Petrobras, he has resorted to attacking as his defense strategy. Ironically, the subject of his latest attacks is no one else than ...Read full article...
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