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Illegal human organ traffic flourishing in Latin America

Illegal human organ traffic flourishing in Latin America

The illegal trade in kidneys has risen to such a level that an estimated 10,000 black market operations involving purchased human organs now take place annually, or more than one…

23 Reasons why not decriminalize drugs use.

23 Reasons why not decriminalize drugs use.

The following is stated in the investigation made by the Norwegian Narcotics Governmental Committee  which members, more than 100 consultative bodies, has made a public statement in late February. The…

From Mexico to South America: Gral. Petraeus (CIA) visited the Colombian jungle.

From Mexico to South America: Gral. Petraeus (CIA) visited the Colombian jungle.

Colombia’s government today praised U.S. support for strengthening systems of technical (Sigint) and human intelligence (Humint)  in the fight against illegal organizations like FARC operating in this South American country.…

2000-2010: Another lost decade for South America´s economic competitiveness and social welfare.

2000-2010: Another lost decade for South America´s economic competitiveness and social welfare.

“There’s no doubt that with the growth of China, we’ve seen a re-commoditization of Latin America,” said Colombia’s Mining Minister Mauricio Cárdenas, an economist and former Director of the Latin…

Chavez continues to consolidate power

Chavez continues to consolidate power

This week opponents of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez suffered from a one-two punch: a court decision handicapping the presidential aspirations of a major candidate, followed by a $2 million fine…

Chavez cancer becomes an election issue

Chavez cancer becomes an election issue

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Monday accused his opposition of using his cancer treatment to depict him as incapable of governing, in order to gain an advantage in next year’s…

New countries on U.S. drug watch list

New countries on U.S. drug watch list

  This week the White House has added El Salvador and Belize to its list of drug producing and transit countries for the first time, which now puts all seven…

Suffering a serious illness, Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life.

Suffering a serious illness, Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life.

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro said President Hugo Chavez is fighting for his life, referring to the health situation of the venezuelan colonel, after undergoing surgery for a pelvic abscess…

In 2011, China will have its own “Panama Canal”.

In 2011, China will have its own “Panama Canal”.

China dreams of controlling the trade in Latin America, and the way to do it is to compete with the Panama Canal.   China wants to create an alternative to Panama.…

Central America will get its own U.S. backed anti-drug plan.

Central America will get its own U.S. backed anti-drug plan.

Due to the fact that mexican drug cartels are increasingly transporting Colombian cocaine by land, sea and air to Central America, then to Mexico and on into the U.S., the…

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