BRIC Nations Speak Out Against Use of Force in Libya

Stephanie Ho | Beijing  April 14, 2011 The five BRICS nations have voiced their opposition to use of force in Libya, at a summit in the southern Chinese resort city, Sanya.   Meanwhile, leaders from the five large developing nations criticized the current dollar-dominated world monetary order and called for a broad-based international reserve currency system. … Continue reading

"Rare Earth Elements: The Global Supply" report by the Congressional Research Service

CIA in Honduras: the Practice of Selective Terror

31.08.2010 Nil NIKANDROV President of Honduras Manuel Zelaya was displaced slightly over a year ago in a coup staged by the local oligarchy and the US intelligence community. The coup came as a punishment for Zelaya’s alignment with H. Chavez and other populist Latin American leaders. Since the time, the news flow from Honduras abounds … Continue reading

"U.S. Reopening Highways to Mexican Trucks Through Pilot Program" – China is making us do this. They control Mexico's 3 largest ports and the Panama Canal. This isn't the time for more unregulated border crossing after Venezuelas purchase of 1,800 plus heat seeking shoulder fired missiles/MANPADS from Russia this past year… are capable of taking out airliners out to 19,000 feet. These will be in the U.S. very soon if they aren't already. Believe it if you want but those MANPADS are priority one for those who protect us every day.

By Angela Greiling Keane and Thomas Black – Jan 6, 2011 Bloomberg The U.S. proposed opening its highways to Mexican trucks under a second test program that would require Mexican drivers to be proficient in the English language and U.S. traffic laws. The two countries may reach an agreement to allow cross- border trucking within … Continue reading

Latest on NAFTA and the SPP

  North American Integration Back on the Front Burner: Washington’s North American “Security Perimeter”   by Dana Gabriel Dec. 28 2010 In the last year, the bilateral process has been the primary means used to advance North American integration, which has drawn little attention. With the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) seemingly stalled after being … Continue reading

Cables Reveal US Operations in Brazil

by Bill Van Auken Global Research, December 15, 2010     Scores of cables between the US State Department and the American embassy in Brasilia released by WikiLeaks have laid bare the ruthless pursuit of US imperialist interests in Latin America’s largest country.   What emerges from the messages sent from the embassy in Brasilia … Continue reading

Chavez Says Decree Powers May Last 18 Months

By REUTERS Published: December 13, 2010 CARACAS (Reuters) – President Hugo Chavez sought to outflank Venezuela’s rejuvenated opposition on Monday by vowing to assume decree powers for up to 18 months in a move bound to heighten criticism he is stifling democracy. The charismatic socialist leader and U.S. critic justifies the measure as an emergency … Continue reading

Venezuela has acquired 1,800 Russian anti-aircraft missiles capable of taking down aircraft at 19,000 feet from a deal dating back to 2009 with Russia. A likely missile sales progression would be Russia to Venezuela to FARC to Mexican cartels to U.S. streets.

By Juan Forero Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, December 11, 2010 BOGOTA, COLOMBIA – Russia delivered at least 1,800 shoulder-fired antiaircraft missiles to Venezuela in 2009, U.N. arms control data show, despite vigorous U.S. efforts to stop President Hugo Chavez’s stridently anti-American government from acquiring the weapons. The United States feared that the missiles could … Continue reading

Missile Watch Issue #3 from Federation of American Scientists- Great Reads on Extradition of Victor Bout, Venezuela Largest Importer of MANPADS in 2009, Massive Missile Cache Found in the Sinai, Egypt.

The US-NATO March to War and the 21st Century "Great Game"

Part II   by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya   Part II The Conquest of Eurasia: The Multiple Fronts of the 21st Century “Great Game” The Caucasus, the Balkans, the Middle East, East Africa, Central Asia The following text is PART II of The “Great Game” and the Conquest of Eurasia. The first text gave an overview of the … Continue reading

Nationalism is dead: EU President Van Rompuy says the belief that countries can stand alone is a 'lie and an illusion' in speech at G20 in Seoul

By Daniel Martin 11th November 2010 The age of the nation state is over and the idea that countries can stand alone is an ‘illusion’ and a ‘lie’, the EU president believes. In one of the most open proclamations of the goal of a European superstate since the heyday of Jacques Delors, Herman Van Rompuy … Continue reading

Brazil threatens retaliation to the Federal Reserve's latest strategy of a second attempt at quantitative easing. The Fed now gets 600 billion more in government bonds for free. Or not free it does cost them $20.60 per thousand notes to produce.

Brazil ready to retaliate for US move in ‘currency war’ By John Paul Rathbone in London and Jonathan Wheatley in São Paulo Published: November 4 2010 18:28 | Last updated: November 4 2010 18:28 Brazil, the country that fired the gun on the so-called “currency wars”, is girding itself for further battle. Brazilian officials from … Continue reading

Latin America: Crises, Upheavals, Roads to Twenty-First Century Capitalist Development

by Prof James Petras   Global Research, October 19, 2010 Introduction Over the better part of the present decade, Latin American stock markets have boomed. Overseas investors have reaped and repatriated billions in dividends, profits and interest payments. Multi-national corporations have piled into mining, agro-business and related sectors, unimpeded and with virtually no demands by … Continue reading

Currency Wars, Market Manipulation, and Quantitative Easing

Global Research, October 20, 2010   Bob Chapman   As we write the US dollar is in the process of trying to find at least a temporary bottom at 76.50 and to launch a countertrend rally. We would think a rally back to 80 is achievable, but we do not believe it’s sustainable – only … Continue reading

Elections in Brazil: US Covert Intelligence Operations in Support of "Democracy"

Strategic Culture Foundation – 2010-10-07 It seemed suspicious recently that Washington which tends to denigrate the “immature” democracies of Latin America and the Caribbean without restraint made serious efforts to demonstrate respect for Brazil. G. Bush’s Administration bracketed as “immature” the Latin American states with populist regimes and, generally, any countries showing a measure of … Continue reading

The Ecuadorian Coup: Its Larger Meaning

by James Petras Global Research, October 10, 2010 The abortive military-police coup in Ecuador, which took place on September 30, has raised numerous questions about the role of the US and its allies among the traditional oligarchy and the leftist social movements, Indian organizations and their political parties. While President Correa and all governments in … Continue reading

Predatory Finance: The New Mode of Global Warfare

Global Research, October 12, 2010 by Michael Hudson “Coming events cast their shadows forward.” – Goethe What is to stop U.S. banks and their customers from creating $1 trillion, $10 trillion or even $50 trillion on their computer keyboards to buy up all the bonds and stocks in the world, along with all the land … Continue reading

Guatemalans get an apology from State Department and Health and Human Services for 1940's experiments that saw hundreds of Guatemalans deliberately infected with Syphilis by the U.S.

US says sorry for ‘outrageous and abhorrent’ Guatemalan syphilis tests Experiments in 1940s saw hundreds of Guatemalan prisoners and soldiers deliberately infected to test effects of penicillin Secretary of state Hillary Clinton and health secretary Kathleen Sibelius apologised to the people of Guatemala, and described the actions as ‘clearly unethical’. Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/APThe US today … Continue reading

New Era of Gangland Violence

Criminal networks linking cartels and gangs are no longer simply a crime problem, but a threat that is metastasizing into a new form of widespread,networked criminal insurgency.1 The scale and violenceof these networks threaten civil governmentsand civil societies in the Western Hemisphere and,increasingly, the United States as well. American policymakers have been slow to recognizethe … Continue reading

Jan Brewer's Letter To Secretary Clinton Regarding The Secretary's Petition To The U.N. To Rule Against The Newly Enacted Arizona Law

  ” ” The Idea of our Own American government submitting the duly enacted laws of a State of the United States to “review” by the United Nations is internationalism run amok and unconstitutional” – Jan Brewer

Colombian President, Chinese Defense Minister Hold Talks on Bilateral Ties

Colombian President, Chinese DM Hold Talks on Bilateral Ties     2010-09-07 17:07:15     Xinhua      Web Editor: Zhang Jin   Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and visiting Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie held talks in Bogota on Monday, vowing to make joint efforts to boost bilateral military ties.Liang, also a state councilor, said ties between the two … Continue reading

Chinese and Mexican defense ministers hold talks on military cooperation

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) — Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie met his Mexican counterpart Guillermo Galvan Galvan here Wednesday to promote bilateral military cooperation. Liang, also China’s state councilor, said that Mexico is China’s good friend and partner in the Latin American region, adding China attaches great importance to developing ties with Mexico. China … Continue reading

Asymmetrical Drone Wars

An Asymmetrical Drone War Geopolitical Monitor Paul Rogers – Aug 23, 2010 Summary The United States and Israel see the next generation of armed drones as a potent reinforcement of their military capacity against insurgents and rogue states. But Iran and Hizbollah too are in the race.   An upsurge in paramilitary violence highlights … Continue reading

U.S. reviews options after Colombia court voids base agreement

By Benjamin Birnbaum – The Washington Times August 18, 2010 The Obama administration is exploring its options after the highest court in Colombia — the U.S.’s closest Latin American ally — voided an agreement that would have allowed an increased U.S. military presence at seven bases across the country. “This is part of a legal … Continue reading

Hezbollah Is Strengthening It's Long Standing Influence Over Central and South American Drug Cartels.

Hezbollah at the Border by  Connie Hair 07/15/2010 Signs are growing that the terror group Hezbollah has expanded its long-established influence with South and Central American drug cartels into a working presence in Mexico. Rep. Sue Myrick (R.-N.C.) is asking the Department of Homeland Security to form a task force to investigate ties between the … Continue reading

Congress gave final approval Thursday to a $600-million border security package

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington BureauAugust 13, 2010 Reporting from Washington — Congress gave final approval Thursday to a $600-million border security package that President Obama had sought to tighten the border with Mexico — a move supporters hope will open a broader political discussion on comprehensive immigration reform. The Senate gave quick final approval … Continue reading

"Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity" -VIPS- Wrote Obama On Tuesday Warning Of A Likely Israeli Attack On Iran This Month

Obama Warned Israel May Bomb Iran Tuesday 03 August 2010 by: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity  |  Consortium News | Op-Ed MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: War With Iran We write to alert you to the likelihood that Israel will attack Iran as early as this month. This would likely … Continue reading

Chavez Publicly Reads A Letter Given To Him By What He Says Is A Secret Intelligence Source Inside The U.S. Regarding An Imminent Attack Coming From Colombia And The U.S.

US and Colombia Plan to Attack Venezuela by Eva Golinger Postcards from the Revolution – 2010-07-24    Caracas – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez denounced this Saturday US plans to attack his country and overthrow his government. During a ceremony celebrating the 227th birthday of Independence hero Simon Bolivar, Chavez read from a secret memo he … Continue reading

Wikileaks Releases Leaked Classified Diplomatic Cables From Operation Enduring Freedom …

Sunday, July 26 5pm EST. WikiLeaks today released over 75,000 reports covering the war in Afghanistan. The Afghan War Diaries an extraordinary secret compendium of over 91,000 reports covering the war in Afghanistan from 2004 to 2010. The reports describe the majority of lethal military actions involving the United States military. They include the number … Continue reading

Bloomberg Article – "Wachovia's Drug Habit"…

Wachovia’s Drug Habit By Michael Smith – Jul 7, 2010   Bloomberg Markets   The bank, now a unit of Wells Fargo, leads a list of firms that have moved dirty money for Mexico’s narcotics cartels–helping a $39 billion trade that has killed more than 22,000 people since 2006. Just before sunset on April 10, … Continue reading

Money Laundering and the Global Drug Trade Fueled by Wachovia and Bank of America

Global Research, July 21, 2010 Antifascist Calling… – 2010-07-20   When investigative journalist Daniel Hopsicker broke the story four years ago that a DC-9 (N900SA) “registered to a company which once used as its address the hangar of Huffman Aviation, the flight school at the Venice, Florida Airport which trained both terrorist pilots who crashed planes into … Continue reading

UN’s Big Five Facilitate Arms Transfers To Human Rights Violators

IPS – 2010-07-19 by Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS – The five permanent members of the Security Council – the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China – are accused of facilitating the transport of conventional weapons and cluster munitions to countries where they could be used to commit human rights violations and war crimes.The … Continue reading

march-april g20 meetings' final communique… -this is the global government so many of you have been hearing about-

 2 April 2009  London G-20 meetings, April 2009 -The Global Plan for Recovery and Reform-             1. We, the Leaders of the Group of Twenty, met in London on 2 April 2009.      2. We face the greatest challenge to the world economy in modern times; a crisis which has deepened since we last … Continue reading