Petróleo por alimentos: El final de ocho años de incertidumbre para Gilles Munier


Oil Wars: a Moral Cancer

by WILLIAM MANSON on 04-06-2013

“Roughly” 500,000 children in the early 1990s? “About” a million people killed by the invasion and its aftermath? “A few million” more lives maimed, displaced, wrecked (as much by grief and despair as by physical mutilation)? Such statistics are terribly abstract, obscenely abstract: an adding-machine tabulates an endless list of corpses into an abstract figure to be entered in the chronicle of “collateral damage,” “civilian casualties,”—or a “body count.”


“Iraq and the Betrayal of a People – Impunity Forever?”

by Hans Christof von Sponeck on 20-02-2013

Iraq’s recent history includes two far reaching events, on the 2 August 1990 Iraq’s invasion into Kuwait and on 19 March 2003 the US/UK invasion into Iraq. Whether political leaders will draw lessons from these events will be, at best, questionable. Iraqis continue to be wronged. Danger to life and turmoil remain a cruel part of Iraq’s reality in early 2013. The collective suffering of a nation is visibly all pervasive. It can not be hidden.


Iraq is bringing in medical professionals -- nurses, doctors and techs -- from India and elsewhere. At a time of rapid unemployment within Iraq.


UN Calls on US to end Cuba Embargo

by Reuters and Agencies on 14-11-2012

A record 188 countries voted on Tuesday for an annual UN General Assembly resolution condemning the five-decade old US embargo against Cuba. The vote in favor rose from 186 for the 20th anniversary resolution last year.

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