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Honduras Coup Is More Bloody than Bloodless

A Hysterical Regime that Wraps Itself in the Constitution While Trampling Democracy and Murdering Its Own People

By Albor Ruiz
New York Daily News

August 2, 2009


Former U.S. Ambassador Roger Noriega Hired to Push Honduran Putsch Agenda

Lobbying Records Reveal His Firm is Targeting State Department and National Security Council

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

August 2, 2009


Francisco Jara of AFP Commits a Felony Against Journalism

When a Movement Uses Nonviolence, as in Honduras, the First Task of the Simulators Is to Make False Claims to the Contrary

By Al Giordano
The Field

August 1, 2009


Roger Abraham Vallejo Soriano (1971-2009)

The Schoolteacher's Death, at 3:30 a.m. this Morning, Galvanizes an Increasingly Organized Civil Resistance in Honduras

By Al Giordano
Reporting from Tegucigalpa, Honduras

August 1, 2009


Xiomara: "The US Has Given an Ultimatum to the Coup Regime"

Honduras' First Lady Addresses Protest in Tegucigalpa and Drops a Hint About Yesterday's Meeting in Managua Between President Zelaya and US Officials

By Al Giordano
Reporting from Tegucigalpa, Honduras

July 31, 2009


Thursday, Bloody Thursday in Honduras

Coup Leader Micheletti Waved the Peace Sign with His Left Hand While With His Right Hand Ordering a Violent Nationwide Attack on Peaceful Protesters Today

By Al Giordano
Reporting from Comayagua, Honduras

en español... Jueves sangriento en Honduras

July 30, 2009


The Authentic Journalism Renaissance Reports from Honduras

Narco News Has Entered Honduran Territory to Deepen Our Reporting on the Collapse of the Coup d'Etat

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 29, 2009


Honduras Coup: The Dumbest Regime on Earth

As Dictator-for-a-Month Micheletti Rails About "the Gringos," the Martial Law He's Imposed Turns the Residents of Two Key States Against Him

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 29, 2009


US Revokes Diplomatic Visas of Honduran Coup Members

Four Visas Pulled, More "Under Review," Including Family Members

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 28, 2009


And This Is What Her Friends Are Saying...

Reports Surface of a Foreign Policy Rift Between US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the White House

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 27, 2009


Former DEA Agent’s Lawsuit Exposes CIA “Fraud”

Litigation Also Claims Spook Agency Engages in Wholesale Spying on Other Federal Agencies

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

July 26, 2009


Honduras and the Three-Ring Circus

Never Mind Micheletti, Zelaya and the Inept US Secretary of State Clinton, the Real Story Is One of Civil Resistance from Below

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 24, 2009


Zelaya Heads Home to Honduras on the Anniversary of Bolívar's Birth

The Planned Reentry by the Legitimate President Poses Dilemmas for the Coup Regime

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 23, 2009


Housesitting in Honduras

Voices from Catacamas, Hometown of Honduran President, Manuel “Mel” Zelaya

By Jonathan Treat
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

July 22, 2009


Aggressions Against Journalists Increase, Oaxaca Ranks Second in the Nation

One from Noticias Staff is Retained on the Highway by the Military

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 22, 2009


CIA Fraud in State Secrets Assertions

Narco News Exposed Selective Enforcement in the US Global War on Drugs, and a New Lawsuit by a Former DEA Agent vs. the CIA Brings More Facts to Light

By BMAZ
Empty Wheel/FireDogLake

July 22, 2009


Honduran Democracy Can Only Be Asserted from Below

The Hour Approaches when International Solidarity Can Best Help the Resistance by Getting Out of the Way, and Making Sure Their Struggle Is Reported

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 22, 2009


Oh, Snap! Credibility Comes from Adherence to the Facts

Narco News Doesn't Play the Game of Situational Ethics in which "If I Disagree With You, then You Have No Credibility"

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 21, 2009


The Popular Guelaguetza versus the Government Guelaguetza

"40,000 attended the Popular Guelaguetza which was organized and funded by Section 22 and the APPO..."

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 21, 2009


"These Are the Coup Leaders, They Will Be Judged"

A Who's Who of the Honduras Coup d'Etat

By the daily El Libertador, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Translated to English by Kristin Bricker

en español... ¡Estos son los golpistas, el soberano juzgará!

July 21, 2009


Democra-Phobia: Fear of Citizen Power in Honduras

The Real Story Is that of an Organized People and the Steps They Are Taking Toward a More Authentic Democracy

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 20, 2009


The Traditional Guelaguetza Festival Begins in Oaxaca

Heavy Police Presence Leaves Oaxaca City's Tainted Image Intact

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 19, 2009


Honduras: The Nonviolent Battle for the Zelaya Home in Catacamas

While Paranoia and Disorganization Define the Coup Regime's Actions, the Civil Resistance is Marked by Unity, Planning and Discipline

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 19, 2009


Judge Sotomayor Gains Support of Law Enforcement

The Thin Blue Line is Behind Her Supreme Court Nomination

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

July 19, 2009


The Closing of the Southern Highway from Tegucigalpa: An Eye Witness Report

The Emphasis in the Honduran Blockades Is on Nonviolent Strategy and Tactics

By Jonathan Treat
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

July 18, 2009


US Secretary Clinton Doesn't Get the Power of Nonviolence in Honduras

Urging Against "Actions that Could Lead to Violence" Is Itself a Violent Act

By Al Giordano
Via the Narcosphere

July 17, 2009


Juanes Cancels Oligarch's "Concert for Peace" in Honduras

Latin Grammy Award Winning Pop Star Cites "Political Manipulation" in Pulling Out of the Coup-Backed Spectacle

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 16, 2009


Day 19: Peaceful Blockades vs. Coup Paralyze Honduras

Utilizing the Nonviolent Tactic that Toppled Three Bolivian Presidents in this Century, the Honduran Social and Labor Movements Today Have Brought the Country's Economy to a Halt

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 16, 2009


140 US Citizens Visit Cuba in Defiance of Embargo

An Open Letter from the Delegation to US President Barack Obama

By Diego Iniguez-Lopez and Bonnie Massey
Venceremos Brigade

July 15, 2009


Who's Behind Lanny Davis' Putsch Paycheck?

Following the Money Trail in the Honduran Coup

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El rastro del dinero en el golpe en Honduras

July 14, 2009


Military Patrols in Juarez Suspended Due to Ineffectiveness

Militarization Has Wasted Money and Failed to Decrease Violence

By Notimex
La Crónica De Hoy - Translated to English by Kristin Bricker

en español... Por ineficaz suspenden el patrullaje militar en Juárez

July 14, 2009


Lobbyist Lanny Davis Seeks a Rematch with Obama Over Honduras Coup

If Those Mediation Talks in Costa Rica Don't Work Out by the Weekend, Washington Had Better Have a Big Baseball Bat Ready for the Next Act

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 13, 2009


Identify Yourself and Obey!

Life in Ciudad Juarez

By Marcela Turati
Proceso

en español... ¡identifíquese y obedezca!

July 13, 2009


Cele Castillo Ordered to Report to Federal Prison

Judge Revokes Former DEA Agent’s Bond Even After Being Made Aware of Prosecutorial Misconduct Allegations

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

July 12, 2009


It's Still a Military Coup in Honduras

The Media Circus Up Above Describes this Coup as "New," While It Ignores Latin American History and the Real Story from Below

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 12, 2009


Oaxaca Justice Condemns Innocent APPO Man for the Murder of Brad Will

No Evidence and No Witnesses to the Actual Crime: Juan Manuel Martinez Moreno Sentenced to Prison

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 10, 2009


Micheletti Tried to Change the Honduran Constitution in 1985

He Wanted to Extend President Roberto Suazo Córdoba's Term

By TeleSUR
Editorial - translated by Kristin Bricker

en español... Micheletti intentó cambiar la Constitución hondureña en 1985

July 10, 2009


Law Enforcement, Not Diplomacy, Can End Honduras Coup

Talks in Costa Rica Were a Non-Starter; Time to Tighten the Economic and Judicial Screws on the Coup Regime

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 10, 2009


Honduras Coup Government Detains Father of Boy Who Died in Protests

Community Leader David Murillo in Jail on Years-Old Arrest Warrant for Anti-Logging Organizing

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 10, 2009


Honduras Newspaper Impressed that Daughter of Pinochet Backs Coup

Lucia Pinochet Hiriart Is Apparently a Folk Hero to Coup Defenders Who View Chile in 1973 as Their Ideal

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 10, 2009


Mexico Accused of Torture in Drug War

Army Using Brutality To Fight Trafficking, Rights Groups Say

By Steve Fainaru and William Booth
The Washington Post

July 10, 2009


Zelaya and Micheletti Leave Delegations to Continue Mediation

The Two Men Didn't Talk to Each Other in Costa Rica Talks

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 9, 2009


Tough Odds in Costa Rica Mediation

Micheletti Blocks Zelaya Commission Members from Attending

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 9, 2009


Zapatistas: Plan Merida Seeks to Eliminate Dissidents

They Believe that the Capitalist System is the Origin of Injustice

By Hermann Bellinghausen
La Jornada

en español... Zapatistas: el plan Mérida busca eliminar a disidentes

July 8, 2009


Honduras: What's Black and White and Gets the Red Out?

The Daily La Prensa Airbrushes the Blood Out of the Iconic Photo of 19-Year-Old Isis Obed Murillo, Assassinated on Sunday in Tegucigalpa

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 8, 2009


Micheletti Blinks: Zelaya's Return Not Barred from Costa Rica Mediation

Micheletti Backed Down from Previous Statements that Zelaya's Return is "Not Negotiable"

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 7, 2009


Honduras: Enter Oscar Arias

Wednesday's Face to Face in Costa Rica Brings Another Unpredictable Turn to the Saga of a Coup d'Etat Gone Awry

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 7, 2009


Honduras and a Naked Woman in Venezuela

CEDICE Propaganda Campaign Launched to Terrify the Venezuelan Population on Proposed Social Property Law; US May be Funding Ads

By Charlie Hardy
Via the Narcosphere

July 7, 2009


Mexico Election Results Show Growing Distance Between Politicians and People

Low Voter Turn Out, and Lack of Faith in the Nation's Political Parties Benefits the PRI; Abstention Reached 55 Percent and Another 5 Percent Voted - voto nulo

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

July 7, 2009


The Colombian State Employs the Administrative Department of Security Against Human Rights Organizations

"...since February 2004, the DAS has substantially increased its persecution of human rights organizations."

By Colectivo de Abogados "José Alverar Restrepo"
CCAJAR

en español... El Estado colombiano utiliza su agencia de inteligencia - Das - contra las Organizaciones de Derechos Humanos

July 7, 2009


Honduran Teachers Defy Coup Government, Maintain Strike

The Teachers Union Won't Return to Classes Until Zelaya is Back in Office; Street Protests Continue

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 7, 2009


Honduras Coup's Preconditions Leave Nothing to Negotiate

The US Departments of Homeland Security and Justice Are More
Applicable to the Regime than State Department Diplomacy

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 6, 2009


The Informant Interviews: Live from New York

ICE Snitch Takes Us Inside the House of Death in an Exclusive Jailhouse Interview with Narco News

By Bill Conroy
Expert Witness Radio Show

July 6, 2009


"We Bring Fear"

A Reporter Flees the Biggest Cartel of All - the Mexican Army

By Charles Bowden
Mother Jones

July 6, 2009


What the Cowardly Honduras Coup Lost Today

Winners and Losers of Today's Events in Honduras: Who Advanced, Who Retreated, and Why

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 5, 2009


Zero Hour in Honduras: The President's Plane Approaches Tegucigalpa

Violent Skirmish Between Soldiers and Group of Protesters at South End of Airport Seems to Have Calmed

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 5, 2009


A Mega-March of Supporters Will Receive Zelaya in Tegucigalpa

Military Blockades Attempt to Block Zelaya Supporters from Reaching Tegucigalpa and the Airport

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 5, 2009


Near Convergence Point: Marchers, President, Armed Forces Move toward Airport

Three Lines of Force Move to Converge at the Toncontin International Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Policy Program

July 5, 2009


Zelaya Doesn't Blink: Two Airplanes Heading South Today

The Honduran President and United Nations Chief Go Directly to Tegucigalpa; the Presidents of Argentina, Ecuador, Paraguay and the OAS Head to El Salvador

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 5, 2009


Zelaya, in Peaceful Mission, to Return to Honduras Early this Afternoon

"You, the International Press, Are My Security... You, and the People"

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 5, 2009


"Accompany Me on My Return to Honduras"

July 4 Statement by President Manuel Zelaya to the People of Honduras on the Eve of His Planned Return

By Manuel Zelaya Rosales, President of Honduras
Americas Policy Program, Translated by Laura Carlsen

July 4, 2009


Honduras Coup General Was Charged in 1993 Auto Theft Ring

General Romeo Vásquez Velásquez, a Common Car Thief, Led Sunday's Military Coup and the Brutal Repression

By Al Giordano
Via The Narcosphere

July 4, 2009


Honduras Coup Regime Chooses Path of Rogue Narco-State

About to Lose 65 Percent of its Annual Budget from International Sanctions, the Coup Looks to Terrorism and Narco-Trafficking Networks to Fund It

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 4, 2009


CNN Video Shows Honduras Coup Soldiers Shoot Tires on a Protest Bus

In the Media Age, the Armed Forces Are Also Used to Deter Crowd Size of Political Demonstrators

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 3, 2009


Coup and Me Against the World

The Honduran Oligarchy Is Caught in a Shared Hallucination that Drives its Belief that its Coup Can Survive

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 3, 2009


Coup "President" Installs Nephew as "Mayor" of Honduras' Second City

William Hall Micheletti Came in Third in the 2008 Mayoral Elections, But When Your Uncle Roberto Micheletti is Dictator for-a-Week, That's Good Enough!

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 2, 2009


Mexico’s Emerging Narco-State

"As the economy rots in joblessness, their politicians court powerful moneyed interests... The supposed 'failed state' looks a lot more like a corporate-backed narco-state"

By Todd Miller
NACLA

July 2, 2009


IAPA Vice President Covers for Press Censorship in Honduras

Claims there is No Repression on Press, that the Coup Is Not a Coup, and that CNN "Broadcasts on the Payroll of Chávez" in the Name of the Inter American Press Association

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 2, 2009


Obama Administration Needs to Maintain Tough Stance Against Honduran Coup

US Deserves Praise, but Still Has Some Housecleaning to Do

By Teo Ballvé
The Progressive

July 2, 2009


Anti-Coup Protests Reported Across Honduras

Despite Repression and the Suspension of Constitutional Guarantees, Hondurans Keep Fighting the Coup Government

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

July 1, 2009


Honduras' Coup Congress Cancels Five Basic Liberties

Freedom of Association, Assembly, Transit, Due Process and from Search, Seizure and Invasion of One's Home, Erased on a Single Afternoon

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 1, 2009


White House: 72 Hours "Before Actions Kick In" on Honduras Coup

Gibbs: US Is Following the Organization of American States' Lead and Timeline

By Al Giordano
The Field

July 1, 2009


Honduran Rural Leader Rafael Alegria: "Some Battalions Are Refusing to Repress the Population"

Interview with the Spokesman for Via Campesina, Mobilizing to Receive President Zelaya This Weekend

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Policy Program

July 1, 2009


Pentagon: US Suspends Joint Activities with Honduras Military

"Multilateral Exercises and Support, Humanitarian and Civic Assistance, Counterdrug, Contingency and Disaster Relief Operations" Shut Down by Washington

By French Press Agency (AFP)
Washington, DC

July 1, 2009


Zelaya Postpones Return to Honduras for 72 Hours

Mass Mobilization Among Coup Opponents throughout the Country

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Policy Project

July 1, 2009


Texts of UN Resolution to Restore Zelaya Government and of Hondurans' Call for International Support

"Gravely Concerned by the Breakdown in the Constitutional and Democratic Order..."

By the UN General Assembly & the Popular Resistance Front of Honduras
Translated to English by Laura Carlsen, Americas Policy Program

July 1, 2009


Why President Zelaya's Actions Were Legal

A Must-Read Analysis of Honduran Law that Exposes the Coup-Defenders'Claims as False

By Alberto Valiente Thorensen
Counterpunch

July 1, 2009


Day Three: Democracy Held Hostage in Honduras

Video of Globo Radio's Censored Station, an Account of the Coup Plotters' Steps Today in Honduras, and Fresh Twitter Translations

By Al Giordano
The Field

June 30, 2009


"We Refuse to Recognize any Government of Honduras other than the Constitutionally Legitimate Government of President Zelaya"

"The United States Calls for the Full Restoration of Constitutional Order"

By Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo
To the General Assembly of the United Nations

June 30, 2009


Zelaya Says He Will Return to Honduras on Thursday

Latin American Presidents, OAS Secretary General, and Citizen Caravans Will Accompany Him

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 30, 2009


“Withhold Recognition of the Honduras Coup Government”

“For the Reinstatement of the Democratically Elected President”

By the AFL-CIO
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations

en español... “Que Se Nieguen a Reconocer el Gobierno Instalado Ilegalmente”

June 30, 2009


Chávez Derangement Syndrome

Media Chatter About the Coup in Honduras Is Infected by Some Pundits' Irrational Obsession with the Leader of a Different Country

By Al Giordano
The Field

June 30, 2009


Honduran Coup Moves from Failed Arguments to Repression, International Sanctions Imposed

The Scoreboard in the Battle for Honduras Shows the Coup Losing Badly

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Policy Program

June 30, 2009


Latin American Nations Begin Economic and Political Blockade Against Coup Government

Border Closings, Suspension of Aid, and Cutting of Diplomatic Relations Present a Non-Violent Response to a Violent Coup

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 29, 2009


Translating Twitter from Honduras

Anti-Coup Forces Gain the Upper Hand Against Pro-Coup Twitterers In the Shadow of a Regime's Censorship

By Al Giordano
The Field

June 29, 2009


“To the Officers and Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Honduras... Place Your Arms at the Service of the People”

“Those Who Seek to Direct the Coup Should Know that it Will Be Impossible to Impose their Will”

By the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America
Translated to English by Laura Carlsen

en español... "A los oficiales y soldados de las Fuerzas Armadas de Honduras... pongan sus armas al servicio del pueblo"

June 29, 2009


Reports: Two Military Battalions Turn Against Honduras Coup Regime

The Fourth and Tenth Infantry Battalions Reportedly Turn Their Tanks Around while Protestors Successfully Have Blockaded the Country's Major Highways

By Al Giordano
Via the Narcosphere

June 29, 2009


Honduras' First Full Day Under Coup Rule

Foreign TV Channels Blocked, Violence Outside Presidential Palace

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 29, 2009


América Held Hostage: Day Two of the Coup in Honduras

On the Importance of Drawing an Accurate Diagram in Order to Dismantle the Oligarchy's Coup d'Etat

By Al Giordano
The Field

June 29, 2009


"No Government Arising from this Unconstitutional Interruption Will Be Recognized"

OAS Demands "the Immediate, Safe and Unconditional Return of President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales to His Constitutional Functions" in Honduras

By the Organization of American States
Unanimous Declaration

June 29, 2009


Honduras' Dictator-for-a-Day Rails vs. Obama & Chávez, Declares Martial Law

Roberto Micheletti - the Illegally Installed "President" - Unites Two Rivals, and the World, Against Him

By Al Giordano
The Field

June 28, 2009


Resistance and Repression in Honduras

"People Are Taking to the Streets in Honduras Despite Incredibly Hostile Conditions Created by the Military"

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 28, 2009


"In Solidarity with the Organizations of Via Campesina and the People of Honduras"

"The social organizations of Honduras have gone out into the streets to repudiate this deed and demand the return of President Zelaya"

By Via Campesina International
Translated to English by Laura Carlsen

June 28, 2009


"We Will Not Be Silenced or Humiliated"

"There Is Practically a State of Siege in Tegucigalpa, Honduras... Electricity Is Cut"

By the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH)
Translated to English by Laura Carlsen

June 28, 2009


Correction: Honduran Presidential Candidate Is Still Alive

Originally Reported Assasinated, Congressman Cesar Ham, Zelaya Ally and Organizer of the Opinion Poll on a New Constitution, is Alive

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 28, 2009


Clinton: Coup in Honduras "Should Be Condemned"

Plus, Memos to Larry Birns and Eva Golinger Urging More Responsible Behavior in this Hour of Moral Crisis

By Al Giordano
The Field

June 28, 2009


US Condemns Coup in Honduras, Rejects Interim President

"The only president the United States recognizes is President Manuel Zelaya."

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 28, 2009


Honduras President Calls for the Military to Correct its Actions

Zelaya: "I want to return to my country, I am the president of the Hondurans... I expect the support of all of the Americas, from the United States, the Rio Grande, to Cabo de Hornos."

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Policy Program

June 28, 2009


OAS Countries Back Zelaya, Calls for Ultimatum on Reinstatement, No Negotiation with Coup Leaders

Live-Blogging the Situation in Honduras

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Policy Program

June 28, 2009


Coup in Honduras

School of the Americas-Trained Military Detains and Expels Democratically-Elected President Zelaya

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... La “Escuela de las Américas” y el golpe en Honduras

June 28, 2009


Extreme Alert: Military Coup in Honduras, President Zelaya in Costa Rica, Minister and Ambassadors Reported Kidnapped

Live-Blogging the Situation in Honduras

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Policy Program

June 28, 2009


Obama: "Deeply Concerned" Over Kidnapping of Honduran President

A Military Coup d'Etat on Opinion Poll Voting Day in Honduras Is Rejected by the Hemisphere, Including Washington

By Al Giordano
The Field

June 28, 2009


Honduran Crisis Tests Commitment to Democracy

A Non-Binding Referendum Has Caused an Uproar Within Parts of the Government and Powerful Interests

By Laura Carlsen
Americas Policy Program

June 27, 2009


Honduras Prepares for Sunday's Controversial Opinion Poll

A "Tense Calm" Settles Over the Country Amidst Media Spin Campaigns and Threats to Imprison Voters and Poll Workers

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 27, 2009


Coup Fears in Honduras

Honduran Military Surrounds Presidential Palace and the Toncontín Airport

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

June 25, 2009


US Drug War Money Funded Peru Indigenous Massacre

US Government Trained the Police Department that Participated in the Operation and Invested "Heavily" in the Killer Helicopters

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Dinero para la droga de EE.UU. financió la masacre de indígenas en Perú

June 20, 2009


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