Panama holds ex-CIA officer in rendition

[Update, spoke to soon. It is now reported that the United States has the prisoner. Panama bowed to Uncle San.. no surprise there. -- NP] [Chickens come home to roost -- NP] Panama holds ex-CIA officer in rendition PANAMA CITY (AP) -- A former CIA base chief convicted in the 2003 abduction of a terror... Continue Reading →

Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil

[Capitalism is the problem. Revolution is the solution. -- NP] Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil SAO PAULO (AP) -- Tens of thousands of workers across Brazil walked off their jobs on Thursday in a mostly peaceful nationwide strike demanding better working conditions and improved public services in Latin America's biggest nation. Metalworkers, transportation... Continue Reading →

Cuba backs Snowden asylum offers from allies

[Good for Cuba. -- NP] Cuba backs Snowden asylum offers from allies HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro threw his support behind other leftist Latin American governments willing to give asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, calling him a man persecuted for his ideals. But Castro made no reference as to whether Cuba itself... Continue Reading →

Effort to clean up Honduras police force stalls

[US-back deathsquad states terrorize the people of Latin America. So what's new? -- NP] Effort to clean up Honduras police force stalls TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — In the midst of a scandal over the police shooting of a university president's son, the government of Honduras launched an unprecedented effort last year to clean up a... Continue Reading →

Young objector challenges Israeli army

[Support those who refuse to participate in crimes against humanity. --NP] Young objector challenges Israeli army JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military has jailed a young man for six months for refusing to serve because of his opposition to Israel's occupation of the West Bank, focusing attention on the longstanding conflict between the country's universal... Continue Reading →

Palestinians bury man who died in Israeli custody

[Israel is an illegitimate, racist, apartheid country. The genocide against the Palestinians by the Zionists is financed and armed by the West, especially the United States. --NP] Palestinians bury man who died in Israeli custody By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH (AP) SAEER, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian man who died under disputed circumstances in Israeli custody... Continue Reading →

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