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...beware the tides of march! us msm and us foreign policy, e.g., Colombia...

…as towering waves and their fierce undertow do their work…

We should recall those ‘super’ tides from that recent solar eclipse that saw Mont St Michel become an island and had the River Thames overflowing its banks. 843 more words

Imperialism

The road of 7 lakes or El Camino de los 7 lagos

Famous for the locals, unknown for the tourists, the road of the 7 lakes, or El Camino de los 7 lagos is one of the must do in Argentina. 622 more words

Travel Destinations

Child Rapes and “Sex Parties” by US Forces are Latest to Tarnish Plan Colombia’s Image

By Eileen O’Grady | CEPR Americas Blog | March 27, 2015

Plan Colombia has been on the lips of many U.S. officials lately, who tout the 15-year-old plan as a model to stabilize the country and promote human rights and transparency.

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Deception

Jimmy Kimmel -and Mexican sidekick- Visit Austin's Piñata District. It Gets Interesting [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel and Mexican sidekick, Guillermo, will have a shot of tequila every time someone says the word “piñata.”

WARNING: They are actually in Austin’s piñata district, so you can imagine what happens next: 15 more words

Marketing & Advertising

"Nazi hideout" in the jungle: Why the discovery is more fiction than fact

Uki Goñi, author of The Real Odessa, writes for The Guardian:

‘[…] In an interview with the Guardian, Schavelzon admitted that evidence linking the Teyú Cuaré ruins to a supposed Nazi safe haven plan is slim. 57 more words

History

Why Latin America Rejects US Military Presence

Ever since the Monroe Doctrine of 1823 the United States has claimed territorial rights to the Western Hemisphere, essentially warning the rest of the world to back off from USA’s backyard. 91 more words

Geen Categorie

Colombian Report on US Military’s Child Rapes Not Newsworthy to US News Outlets

Adam Johnson reports for Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting:

‘An 800-page independent report commissioned by the US-friendly Colombian government and the radical left rebel group FARC found that US military soldiers and contractors had sexually abused at least 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007 and, in all cases, the rapists were never punished–either in Colombia or stateside–due to American military personnel being immune from prosecution under diplomatic immunity agreements between the two countries. 162 more words

USA