Colombia’s Battered Rebels Seek Peace

The U.S. government’s use of targeted killings on al-Qaeda-linked “terrorists” has stirred legal and moral objections. But what about using drones to assassinate Latin American peasants fighting a corrupt oligarchy? […] Outgunned and Unpopular In essence, the FARC is finding itself outgunned by the same kind of al-Qaeda and targeted missile strikes that have been used in…

Capitalism, Genocide & Colombia

Dispatch From Catatumbo http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/08/15/capitalism-genocide-colombia/ Capitalism, Genocide & Colombia by DANIEL KOVALIK I just returned from Catatumbo, Colombia where thousands of peasants are waging a life-and-death struggle against the U.S.-backed Colombian military and its paramilitary allies.   For over 60 days, the peasants have been demonstrating against the deplorable living conditions and economic circumstances in which they…

List of ongoing Conflicts : Updated on April 2 2013

AFRICA: (24 Countries and 115 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved) Hot Spots: Central African Republic, Darfur, Democrati Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland –Algeria: fights between regular army and: al-Qaeda Organization in the Maghreb (AQIM) or al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) since 2005 (known in the past as…

Blackwater:First Iraq,Then Afghanistan,Now Greece

Blackwater is notorious.  A private mercenary army, it first came to public attention in 2003 two years after it was founded after the US government contracted it to provide military support for the war in Iraq.  Innumerable scandals followed.  And now the Greek Government has enlisted its services for domestic duties. The first time Blackwater…

We are Preparing for Massive Civil War, Says DHS Informant

What kind of event would allow the president to define as terrorists all gun owners opposed to gun confiscating executive orders? What would it take to link 2nd amendment with al Qaeda? Or is this government incapable of black-op false-flag operations?

Golden Dawn Immigrants : Fake NeoNazi’s

All those links were sent to me on Twitter via @Canada_Kat (thank you very much )and I am more than glad to post them,I do believe I will find more on those people due time.No threats allowed according to the WP policy or the HR declaration and all the conventions etc etc etc. So please…

The Banana File Part V:The Toxins and Chemicals used

Chiquita SECRETS Revealed; Environment; Unregistered toxins used despite claims Publication: Cincinnati Enquirer Date: May 3, 1998 By: CAMERON MCWHIRTER AND MIKE GALLAGHER ——————————————————————— Chiquita’s environmental partner, the Rainforest Alliance, claims that Chiquita’s “Better Banana” certified farms “only use products that are registered for use in the United States, Canada and Europe,” according to the alliance’s…

The Banana File part IV: Religion and Deforestation

Chiquita SECRETS Revealed; Environment; “The one thing that (the Enquirer) asked me that I hedged on was how much did Chiquita pay you, CI (Conservation International), to do this study. I said I’ll have to check, even though I actually know… I don’t feel that it’s really any of his (the reporter’s) business.” — James…

The Banana File Part III: Colombia

Colombia Chiquita has used a similar trust structure since 1992 in Colombia, according to company sources and documents. A March 27, 1992, internal memo from Chiquita lawyer David Hills to company officials described how then existing and new farm companies in Colombia would be “restructured” using newly created trusts in Liechtenstein. “All companies (except Compania…

The Banana File Part II : Chiquita Int. in Honduras

Chiquita SECRETS Revaled: Power, money & control Hidden control crucial to overseas empire Publication: Cincinnati Enquirer Date: May 3, 1998 By: MIKE GALLAGHER AND CAMERON MCWHIRTER ——————————————————————— Chiquita Brands International Inc., through its subsidiaries, secretly controls dozens of supposedly independent banana companies in Latin America. Chiquita does so through an international trust structure designed to…

The Banana files: Central America Part I

hn – Chiquita senior vice president of finance. Palma, Arnaldo – general manager of Chiquita’s Honduran operations. Paz, Benjamin – Chiquita official. Ploughman, Dale – Chiquita executive in Antwerp, Belgium, responsible for shipping issues. Raymer, Joel – Chiquita lawyer. Rodriguez, Eugene – Chiquita executive. Rodriguez, Manuel – Chiquita lawyer. Stalinski, Ernst “Otto” – former consultant…