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Haitians Demand Arrest of Luis Posada Carriles

September 30th Foundation Calls for Justice in Port-au-Prince

By Wadner Pierre
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

May 22, 2007


Questions Linger About the ’House of Death’

“The most extensive reports have been online in The Narco News Bulletin”

By Dave Montgomery
Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Washington Bureau

May 21, 2007


US Rep. José Serrano: “The Murder of Brad Will Raises a Larger Issue About the Role of the Mexican Government”

Letter to Condoleezza Rice: “Some of My Newest Constituents Fled their Former Homes in Mexico from Paramilitary Violence and Intimidation”

By US Rep. José Serrano
(D-Bronx, New York)

en español... “El asesinato de Brad Will pone de manifiesto el problema mayor del papel del Gobierno Mexicano”
in italiano... Membro del Congresso USA, José Serrano: “L’assassinio di Brad Will solleva un grosso problema sul ruolo del governo messicano”

May 15, 2007


Venezuela Accuses U.S. DEA of Being a “Drug Cartel”

Carreño: “The United States Drug Enforcement Agency Was Monopolizing the Shipment of Drugs”

By Chris Carlson
Venezuelanalysis.com

May 13, 2007


“Mexico will Turn Into a Pressure Cooker. And... it will Explode”

An Interview with Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos

By Jo Tuckman
The Guardian of London

en español... “México se convertirá en una olla de presión... Y va a estallar”
en français... « Le Mexique va se transformer en cocotte-minute… Et il va exploser. »
in italiano... Il Messico diventerà una pentola a pressione. E… esploderà

May 13, 2007


The General, The Diplomat, and the Mass Grave

U.S. Military Aid Indirectly Supported Paramilitary Death Squads Under Anne Patterson’s Tenure as Ambassador to Colombia

By Sean Donahue
Via The Narcosphere

en español... El General, la Diplomática, y el Foso Común

May 12, 2007


Autonomous Spaces Endangered in the CCH Vallejo (Mexico City)

A New Attack Against Regeneracion Radio (formerly Radio Pacheco)

By Regeneracion
Translated by Kristin Bricker

en español... Peligran los espacios Autónomos en el CCH Vallejo

May 11, 2007


An Incarcerated APPO Counselor Reports Receiving a Death Threat from the State Governor

David Venegas Reyes Visited in Prison by a Governor Emissary; Repression Against Autonomist Movements Increases

By Oliver D.
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Un Consejero Encarcelado de la APPO Reporta Haber Recibido una Amenaza de Muerte del Gobernador del Estado

May 9, 2007


UN Troops Intimidate Journalist on World Press Freedom Day

Freelance Reporter Tells of His Ordeal After Being Detained by Haitian Police and UN Forces in Cite Soleil

By Judith Scherr
HaitiAnalysis.com

May 9, 2007


“It is You and We Who Must Not Wait for the Conditions to Fight”: Zapatistas in March for Atenco

After the Repression in Texcoco and Atenco, the Other Campaign Marches to Demand Freedom and Justice for the Country's Political Prisoners

By Juan Trujillo
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... “Somos ustedes y nosotros quienes no debemos esperar las condiciones para luchar”: Zapatistas en marcha por Atenco

May 8, 2007


Video: Truckers and Wobblies Come Together in May 1 Inauguration of Workers' Hall

The Gilberto Soto Workers Center Opens in Elizabeth New Jersey

By Marcos Meconi
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Video: Camioneros y la IWW se unen en inauguración de centro de trabajadores

May 8, 2007


Who Can Imprison the Fury of a Volcano?

Letter from Nacho del Valle, Sentenced to 67 Years in Prison, from “the La Palma Extermination Camp” in Mexico

By Ignacio del Valle
Peoples Front for the Defense of the Land, Atenco, Mexico

en español... “¿Quien puede aprisionar la furia de un volcán?”
en français... Qui peut emprisonner la fureur d’un volcan ?
in italiano... “Chi può imprigionare la furia di un vulcano?”

May 7, 2007


White House Employee Fired for Trying to Protect President’s Life

Alarming Trend in the Executive Branch: Avoid Political Embarrassment, Even at the Cost of National Security

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

May 6, 2007


Federal Army Troops Harrass the Sixth Commission Delegates

They Aggressively Interrogated Civilians Who Accompanied the Zapatista Delegation

By the Sixth Commission
EZLN (Translated by El Kilombo)

en español... Elementos del ejército federal hostigaron a los delegados de la Comisión Sexta
auf Deutsch... EZLN denunziert militärische Zusetzungen gegen zapatistische Delegation der Sechsten Kommission in Nuevo Leon.
en français... Harcèlements des délégué(e)s de la Commission Sexta
in italiano... Soldati dell’esercito federale hanno minacciato i delegati della Commissione Sexta

May 1, 2007


A Phantom in Northeast Mexico: Zapatismo

Year 22 of the Struggle and 13 of the War Against Obscurity and Lying

By Alejandro de la Torre
Dossier Político

en español... Un fantasma recorre el noroeste de México: el zapatismo
en français... Un fantôme parcourt le nord-ouest du Mexique : le zapatisme

April 29, 2007


Coca Growers Shake the Andes Once Again

Struggles Heat Up in Colombia, Peru and Bolivia

By José Arenas
Former Colombian Congressman

en español... Los cocaleros otra vez mueven Los Andes

April 26, 2007


Oaxaca Civil Unrest Grows as Another Group Begins Voicing its Discontent

Zócalo Taken by Protesters for the First Time in Six Months as Government Workers Enter the Scene Over New Social Security Law

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El descontento civil en Oaxaca crece: otro grupo empieza a expresar su inconformidad

April 26, 2007


Al Giordano’s Northeast Tour Expands to Philadelphia, Baltimore, Montreal and Montpelier in May 2007

May 2 at Robin’s Bookstore in Philly, May 4 at Red Emma’s in Baltimore, and More Events Added

By Chris Fee
Newsroom Coordinator

April 26, 2007


In Oaxaca, the Show Goes On

Teachers Union Section 22, with APPO Support, Prepares for its Annual Strike

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El Espectáculo Sigue en Oaxaca

April 25, 2007


The “Interweavings” of Plan Puebla Panama

International Corporations Gang Up to Loot Southern Mexico and Central America

By Carlos Fazio
La Jornada

en español... Las “interconexiones” del Plan Puebla Panama

April 24, 2007


Zapatistas Select Yaqui to Host Intercontinental Summit in Mexico

Indigenous Representatives from All América, and the World, to Gather October 11-14 near Guaymas, Sonora

By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Zapatistas Elijen Comunidad Yaqui Para Cumbre Internacional en México

April 23, 2007


Happy Earth Day

Anatomy of the Great Bio-Fuels Scam

By Garrett St. James
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

April 22, 2007


Is Former Fed a Kidnapper, or a Whistleblower Being Framed?

John Carman's Arrest in Mexican Case is Based on the Testimony of an Informant Already Convicted of Lying to the FBI

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

April 22, 2007


Zapatistas to Send Delegations to Northern Mexico

A National Call for Action to Free the Political Prisoners in Yucatan, Oaxaca and Atenco

By Sixth Commission of the EZLN
Enlace Zapatista

en español... Se instalan delegados zapatistas en el norte de México
auf Deutsch... Kommunique des Geheimen Revolutionären Indigenen Komitees – Generalkommandantur der Zapatistischen Armee der Nationalen Befreiun
en français... Des délégués zapatistes s’installent au nord du Mexique
in italiano... Si installano i delegati zapatisti nel nord del Messico
in het Nederlands... Zapatistenafgevaardigden vestigen zich in Noord-Mexico

April 8, 2007


Happy 7th Birthday, Narco News!

Those of Us Who Can’t Be at the Wednesday Anniversary Celebration in New York Can Still Show Our Appreciation with a Gift

By Bill Conroy
The Fund for Authentic Journalism

April 17, 2007


Wobblies Organize Brooklyn Warehouses

At Less than $4 an Hour, Some Mexican Workers in Brooklyn Today Earn Little More than They Would Have in 1903

By Caitlin Esch
The Brooklyn Rail

April 17, 2007


Another Member of APPO Arrested in the Continuing Struggle for Justice

“The Government Fabricates a Crime and Then Sells the Prisoner his Freedom,” Says the Bishop of Oaxaca About Actions of Government

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 16, 2007


Border Patrol Agents' Case, House of Death Cover-Up Go to the Heart of Justice Department Scandal

Political Ambition Mixed with Double-Standards Add to the Woes of Embattled Department

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

April 13, 2007


Marcos: “We Will Come and Stay With You, Without Guns, Only With Our Words”

Zapatista Comandantes Arrive at Mexico-US Border

By Brenda Norrell
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Marcos: “Vendremos a quedarnos con ustedes sin armas, sólo con nuestras palabras”
in italiano... Marcos: “Siamo venuti da voi senza armi, solo con le nostre parole”
in het Nederlands... Marcos: “We zullen komen en bij jullie blijven zonder wapens, enkel met onze woorden”

April 11, 2007


Nancy Davies’ “The People Decide: Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly” to Premier at New York City Anarchist Book Fair on Saturday, April 14

Volunteer a Shift at the Narco News Table (10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.); Forum on Movements in Mexico at 4 p.m.

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

April 9, 2007


Fifty Uniformed Police Block Zócalo Access for Eight Men, Seven Women and Two Children

Oaxaca Government Reaction to Small Protest Demanding Release of Prisoners Arrested in 1996 Reveals Ruiz' Worry of APPO

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

April 7, 2007


Chiapas: The New Face of the War (Parts I & II)

The Dispute for the “Reclaimed Earth”

By Andrés Aubrey
La Jornada

en español... Chiapas: la nueva cara de la guerra - Parte I
en français... Chiapas : le nouveau visage de la guerre. 1ère partie
in italiano... Chiapas: il nuovo volto della guerra - Parte I

April 6, 2007


Associated Press Fires Oaxaca Correspondent Rebeca Romero

Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest and “a Consistent Pattern of Sensationalizing Protester Violence while Sanitizing State Violence through Misreporting”

By John Gibler
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

April 5, 2007


Celebrate Narco News’ 7th Anniversary in New York City on April 18

Sign-Up Today as a Sponsor of a Great Party for a Worthy Cause

By Al Giordano
The Other New York

April 3, 2007


House of Death Informant Further Exposes U.S. Role in Juárez Mass Murder

Previously Unpublished Interview Chock-full of Claims of U.S. Law Enforcement Knowledge of Murders; High-Level Mexican Corruption

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

April 2, 2007


The Return of la Otra

The Zapatistas Have a Diagnosis and Map of Social and Political Conflicts in the Country that Is Not Possessed by Any Other Type of Political Force

By Luis Hernández Navarro
La Jornada

en español... El regreso de la otra
auf Deutsch... Die Rückkehr der Anderen Kampagne
en français... Le retour de la Otra
in italiano... Il ritorno dell’altra

April 1, 2007


’Authentic Journalism’ Focus of Talk

Al Giordano to Speak on Sunday, 7:30 p.m. in Worcester, Massachusetts: Indymedia Is the Sponsor

By Telegram and Gazette Staff
Worcester Telegram and Gazette

March 31, 2007


Supermodels 1, Ulises Ruiz 0: Miss Universe Cancels Oaxaca Events of 2007 Pageant

Ruiz Dishonestly Blames Donald Trump as Models Move on Mexican Consulates in New York and Elsewhere with the Demand: “Federal Police Out of Oaxaca!”

By Cha-Cha Connor
Spokesmodel, Popular Assembly of Models for Oaxaca (APMO)

en español... Supermodelos 1, Ulises Ruiz 0: El Miss Universo Cancela los Eventos de Oaxaca de la Pasarela del 2007
en français... Supermodèles 1, Ulises Ruiz 0 : « Miss Univers » annule les événements du défilé 2007 de Oaxaca
in italiano... Top model 1, Ulises Ruiz 0: Miss Universo 2007 cancella la passerella di Oaxaca

March 29, 2007


Miss Universe 2007 Cancelled in Oaxaca

Bureaucrats and Businessmen Point Fingers Over Who Is to Blame

By Eliza Ruiz Jaimes
Noticias de Oaxaca

en español... Cancelan Miss Universo 2007 en Oaxaca
in italiano... Cancellato il Concorso di Miss Universo 2007 a Oaxaca

March 29, 2007


Keep Hearing the Voices that Would Otherwise Never Be Heard to the Outside World

Help Continue This Grand Experiment in Authentic Journalism

By Chris Fee
Newsroom Coordinator

March 29, 2007


Bank of the South

Hugo Chavez Wants to Take On His Enemies By Playing Their Old Game

By Garrett St. James
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

March 28, 2007


Organized Chaos in Oaxaca

The PFP Evicts Farmers to Construct Wind Park on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

em português... Caos Organizado em Oaxaca

March 28, 2007


Emails Link Johnny “House of Death” Sutton to DOJ Firing Scandal

“How Big a Role He Played, if any, in Initiating or Orchestrating Those Terminations Behind the Scenes is Not Clear...”

By Bill Conroy
Via The Narcosphere

March 27, 2007


The Other Campaign Begins Anew

And the Work of Reporting its Progress Also Continues

By Murielle Coppin
A Letter from Mexico

en español... La Otra Campaña empieza de nuevo
in het Nederlands... De Andere Campagne gaat opnieuw van start

March 27, 2007


In Oaxaca, Harvard Comes to the Rescue

The ‘Intellectual Power’ of US Academia Joins Forces with the Military State of Siege

By George Salzman
Via The Narcosphere

March 26, 2007


ICE Refuses to Release Records of Agents' Intimidation of Narco News

Two Years After Filing FOIA Request with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Narco News Receives a Response that Reinforces the Ongoing House of Death Cover-Up

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

March 22, 2007


EZLN to Initiate the Second Stage of its Direct Participation in the Other Campaign in Mexico

The Delegation will be Formed by Seven Comandantas, Seven Comandates and a Subcomandante

By Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee – General Command
Zapatista Army of National Liberation

en español... El EZLN iniciará la segunda etapa de su participación directa en la Otra Campaña en México
auf Deutsch... Die EZLN gibt den Beginn der zweiten Etappe der Anderen Kampagne bekannt
en français... L’EZLN va entamer la deuxième étape de sa participation directe à l’Autre Campagne au Mexique
in italiano... L’EZLN inizierà la seconda tappa della sua partecipazione diretta all’Altra Campagna in Messico
in het Nederlands... Persbericht van het CCRI-CG van het EZLN, maart 2007

March 22, 2007


The Other Campaign in New York City and New Haven

Movement for Justice in El Barrio Organizes Series of Forums and Meetings

By RJ Maccani
Via the Narcosphere

March 21, 2007


Out-Flanked: A New War on Terra Arrives with Bush-Lula Ethanol Deal

Another Bush Family Energy Empire Now Forming in the Heart Of South America

By Garrett St. James
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Desborde: Una nueva guerra en la tierra llega con el trato de etanol de Bush-Lula

March 19, 2007


With a $25 Million Fine, Chiquita Washes its Hands in Death Squad Case

Chiquita has Admitted to Making Payments to Colombian Death Squads, yet the Victims and their Families Won't Get a Dime from the Company

By Sean Donahue
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Con una multa de 25 millones de dólares, Chiquita se lava las manos del caso del escuadrón de la muerte

March 18, 2007


Family of Murdered Independent Journalist Brad Will to Visit Mexico City and Oaxaca

Four Day Visit Begins Monday to Push for a Legitimate Investigation into Journalist's Murder

By the Family of Brad Will
BradWill.org

March 18, 2007


Video from Oaxaca: Blue Nightmare

Rough Cut of a Work in Progress

By Mal de Ojo TV
Indymedia Video

en español... Video desde Oaxaca: La Pesadilla Azul

March 16, 2007


Why Oaxaca Matters

History Has Numerous Examples of Similar Political Formations, Always Birthed Amid a Revolutionary Climate

By James Cooke
Socialist Perspectives

March 14, 2007


Zapatistas Inaugurate Two Peace Camps in Huitepec

Inaugural Ceremony Held Tuesday Without Incident; Good Government Council Calls for Vigilance

By Laura K. Jordan
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Los Zapatistas inauguran dos Campamentos por la Paz en el Huitepec
in italiano... Gli Zapatisti inaugurano due Accampamenti per la Pace in Huitepec

March 13, 2007


Regulations for the Civil Camp in Huitepec

Training Sessions for the Encampment to be Coordinated by the Fray Bartolome Human Rights Center

By The Good Government Council
From the Central Heart of the Zapatistas to the World

en español... Reglamento del campamento en Huitepec
auf Deutsch... Verordnung des Zivilen Friedenscamps in der Gemeinde von Huitepec
in italiano... Regolamento dell’accampamento in Huitepec
in het Nederlands... Reglement van het kamp in Huitepec

March 12, 2007


Low-Intensity War in Chiapas

The Growing Paramilitary Threat

By Alejandro Reyes
Radio Zapatista

en español... La guerra de baja intensidad en Chiapas
en français... La guerre de basse intensite au Chiapas

March 12, 2007


Accused Narco Banker to Host Bush-Calderón Meeting in Yucatán

Another US-Mexico Presidential Summit in the Temozon Sur Hacienda of Roberto Hernández Ramírez of Banamex-Citigroup

By Al Giordano
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en français... Un « narco-banquier » accusé d’héberger la rencontre Bush-Calderón au Yucatán

March 11, 2007


The 10th APPO Megamarch Observes Women's Day

“The Society Page” Report

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

March 9, 2007


Supermodels for Oaxaca (APMO) to Oppose the Miss Universe Pageant at the Monte Albán Ruins in May 2007

Auditions to be Held April 18 in New York City Toward a Protest with Poise Aimed at Donald Trump and NBC

By Cha-Cha Connor
Spokesmodel, Popular Assembly of Models for Oaxaca

en español... Supermodelos por Oaxaca (APMO) se lanza en oposición al concurso Miss Universo en las ruinas de Monte Alban en mayo 2007
em português... Modelos por Oaxaca (APMO) se opõe ao concurso Miss Universo que acontece nas ruínas de Monte Alban em maio de 2007
auf Deutsch... Supermodels für Oaxaca (APMO) in Opposition zur Miss Universe Wahl in den Ruinen von Monte Alban in Mai 2007 angesetzt
en français... Top-modèles pour Oaxaca (APMO) s’érige en opposition au concours Miss Univers mai 2007 dans les ruines de Monte Alban
in italiano... Top models Per Oaxaca (APMO) si oppone al concorso di Miss Universo sulle rovine di Monte Alban, a maggio 2007
in het Nederlands... Topmodellen voor Oaxaca gaan in protest tegen de Miss Universe Verkiezing

March 8, 2007


House of Death

A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.

By Jesse Hyde
The Dallas Observer

March 8, 2007


Kicking Down the Door of the House of Death

An Interview with Narco News Publisher Al Giordano about How Authentic Journalist Bill Conroy Broke an International Bombshell

By Jesse Hyde
The Dallas Observer

March 8, 2007


Mexico and the Drug War

Calderon Should Not Repeat Failures of the Past

By Ethan Nadelmann
Drug Policy Alliance

en español... Calderón y el combate al narcotráfico

March 8, 2007


Not an Easy Fit

U.S. and Canadian Apparel Companies are Flocking to Mexico in Search of Cheap Labour. How Ethical are Your Jeans?

By Charles Mostoller
The McGill Daily

March 7, 2007


Help Wanted: Distribution Coordinator for Narco News Books

Nancy Davies’ “The People Decide: Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly,” a new DVD, and “Cowboy in Caracas” by Charlie Hardy Roll Off the Presses this Spring

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

March 5, 2007


House of Death Case Takes Another Turn After Federal Court Ruling

Order to Return the Suit to the Board of Immigration Appeals Creates a No-Win Situation for U.S. Government

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

March 1, 2007


OPDDIC Leader Pedro Chulín Offers His “Total Support” to Governor Juan Sabines

His Sponsors Have Economic Interests in the Resources of the Selva Lacandona

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Paramilitares de la Opddic traman provocaciones contra zapatistas
en français... Les paramilitaires de la Opddic fomentent des provocations contre les zapatistes
in italiano... Paramilitari della Opddic tramano provocazioni contro gli zapatisti

February 27, 2007


Oaxaca Conflict Puts Spotlight on the Media

The Leap in Ratings for Channel Nine During the Women’s Takeover, and the Rise in Popularity of Noticias, Reflect the Desire for the “Presentation of Reality”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

February 26, 2007


Communiqué from the Good Government Council “Heart of the Rainbow of Hope”

Words of Caracol IV Torbellino

By The Good Government Council
Enlace Zapatista

en español... Comunicado de la Junta de Buen Gobierno Corazón del Arcoiris de la Esperanza
auf Deutsch... Meldung der Junta von Morelia zur OPDDIC
en français... Déclaration du Conseil de Bon Gouvernement “Corazón del Arcoiris de la Esperanza”
in italiano... Comunicato della Giunta di Buon Governo Corazón del Arcoiris de la Esperanza

February 26, 2007


Cucapá Camp Regulations

The Indigenous Peoples in Defense of Life, Culture and Nature: Below and to the Left

By Accreditation Committee of Cucapá Camp
Translated by Zapagringo Blog

en español... Reglamento cucapá para el campamento
en français... Règlement cucapa pour le campement
in italiano... Regolamento cucapá per l’accampamento
in het Nederlands... Cucapá Kampreglementering

February 25, 2007


The APPO Comes Back Strong in Oaxaca

The Teachers, Indigenous Peoples and Civil Society Regroup

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en français... L’APPO revient en force à Oaxaca

February 23, 2007


International Invitation to Peace Encampments on Zapatista and Cucapá Territory

To Be Installed February 26 in El Mayor, Baja California; March 13 in Huitepec, Near San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas

By Subcomandante Marcos, EZLN
Translated by Narco News

en español... Convocatoria internacional a encampamentos por la paz en territorios zapatista y cucapá
auf Deutsch... Die EZLN ruft zur Teilnahme an internationale Friedenscamps für die Verteidigung der indigenen Völker und der Natur auf
en français... Invitation internationale à deux campements pour la paix en territoire zapatiste et cucupa
in italiano... Convocazione internazionale agli accampamenti per la pace in territori zapatista e cucapá

February 22, 2007


Video: Resist to Exist: The Struggle of the Cucapá

Prohibited from Fishing Ancestral Waters, Extinction Threatens Baja California Indigenous People

By The Video Commission
The Other Campaign on the Other Side

en español... Video: Resistir para Existir: La Lucha de los Cucapá
in italiano... Video: Resistere per Esistere: La Lotta dei Cucapá

February 20, 2007


Did “Bogotá Connection” Embassy Leaks Doom U.S. Spy Plane in Colombia?

Claim: The Coordinates of Flights Over the Colombian Jungles Were Being Leaked Out of the U.S. Embassy to Drug Traffickers

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

February 16, 2007


Mystery Man Baruch Vega Helps to Untangle More of the “Bogotá Connection”

US Intelligence “Asset” and Fashion Photographer Speaks Again with Narco News

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El hombre misterioso Baruch Vega ayuda a desenredar más de la “Conexión Bogotá”
en français... Le mystérieux Baruch Vega aide à démêler un peu plus la « Bogota Connection »

February 16, 2007


‘One Step at a Time’: An Interview with Jean-Bertrand Aristide - Pretoria, 20 July 2006

“The Elite Will do Everything in its Power to Ensure That it Controls a Puppet President and a Puppet Parliament”

By Peter Hallward
HaitiAnalysis

en français... Entretien accordé par Jean-Bertrand Aristide

February 16, 2007


Zapatistas Condemn Drug Trafficking and Illegal Vehicles

The Government and Political Parties are Committing Crimes as a Pretext to Gaining Access to and Hassling Indigenous Communities in Chiapas

By the Good Government Council
Heart Center of the Zapatistas in Front of the World

en español... Zapatistas denuncian narcotráfico y vehiculos ilegales
auf Deutsch... JBG denunziert illegale Aktivitäten im Hochland von Chiapas
en français... Les Zapatistes dénoncent le narcotrafic et les véhicules illégaux
in italiano... Gli zapatisti denunciano il narcotraffico ed i veicoli illegali

February 14, 2007


Marcos: “I Told You So”

“A Communique about Felonies, New Frauds (Now Disguised as Combating Delinquency) and Not-So-Secret Plans”

By Subcomandante Marcos
Translated by El Kilombo Collective

en español... Sobre felonías, nuevos fraudes (ahora disfrazados de “combate a la delincuencia”) y planes no tan encubiertos
auf Deutsch... Marcos über Gemeinsamkeiten und Bündnisse der Linken und der Rechten
en français... Concerne de nouvelles félonies, de nouvelles actions frauduleuses (sous couvert de « combattre la délinquance », cette fois) et autres plans pas aussi occultes.
in italiano... Su slealtà, nuove frodi (ora mascherate da “lotta alla delinquenza”) e piani non così tanto occulti

February 12, 2007


Independent Film Shines a Light into the Dark Canyons of Immigration

Documentary Reveals the Underbelly of Affluent San Diego; Raises Ethical Questions that Accompany the Exposure of Injustice

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en français... Un film indépendant met en lumière les sombres canyons de l’immigration

February 11, 2007


U.S. Backs Controversial Oil ‘Research’ in Peruvian Amazon

ENS Report Confirms Continued Efforts to Use U.S. Taxpayer Money to Exploit Protected Lands, Paving the Road for “Private Sector” Investment

By Stephen Peacock
Via The Narcosphere

February 8, 2007


Movement for Justice in El Barrio to Present a Message from the Zapatistas in New York

February 20 Screening Set for the Julia de Burgos Cultural Center

By the Movement for Justice in El Barrio
The Other New York

February 6, 2007


Oaxacan Teachers Support the APPO and the Ninth Megamarch

New March Proves Movement is Alive; State Government Blocks Access to Public Spaces with Razor Wire and Dogs

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... Maestros de Oaxaca apoyan a la APPO y a la novena megamarcha
en français... Les professeurs oaxaquéniens soutiennent l’APPO et la neuvième Mégamarche

February 5, 2007


After the Repression in Atenco and More than Six Months Setting up the Protest Camp, Only Five People Maintain It

“There’s No Hope for Them Through the Legal Path... Don’t Leave Us Alone, at Least Come to Visit,” Exclaims Jesus from the Camp Outside Santiaguito Penitentiary

By Juan Trujillo
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Después de la represión en Atenco y a más de seis meses de instalado el campamento cuenta con sólo cinco personas

February 1, 2007


Narco News Books to Publish Nancy Davies’ “The People Decide: Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly” in the Spring of 2007

Pre-Order the Book (and Help Us Determine How Many to Print)

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

January 30, 2007


Narco News’ Al Giordano to Tour Northeastern United States and Quebec in April 2007

Book a Lecture, Workshop or Fundraising Event in Your Campus, City or Town

By Chris Fee
Newsroom Coordinator, Narco News

January 21, 2007


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