Skip to comments.Anti-Drug Air Base Pact To Be Ended (Ecuador)
Posted on 10/30/2007 8:49:18 AM PDT by RDTF
QUITO, ECUADOR The Ecuadorean government on Friday insisted on ending a cooperation agreement with the United States that allows the U.S. military to use a coastal air force base for anti-drug operations in the Andes.
...Galo Mora, a representative of Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa, told participants at a solidarity forum with Cuba.
The 10-year agreement, signed by the United States and Ecuador in 1999, allows Washington to deploy up to 475 military personnel in Manta in support of counternarcotics operations.
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On another note, many members of New Jersey's large Ecuadorian community are trying like hell to get into Spain and Italy, so that they can earn their under the table money in Euros.
Ecuador is slowly going the way of Venezuela. Maybe deporting the 400,000 Ecuadoran illegals here could make a difference.
With the recent election of Rafael Correa, Ecuador has joined the “Axis of Hugo.”
End the Drug War. NOW. To everyone who complains that the Democrats are so draconian in their philosophy, I would remind you that you lost more rights in the drug war than any Democrat has ever taken from you through taxes, legislation, or executive power.
Sounds like a really good idea for them economically, trade a little of the US military money for whole bunch of drug money.
I can’t even comment on how ridiculous your post is
That’s the kind of thing a person without the intellectual cajones for a coherent argument would naturally say. I can easily defend my statement. Can you?
absolutely, and I would never post what or how in a public forum, pal.
Politically the “domino theory” may it be in South East Asia after we withdrew from Vietnam, the Middle East today, the fall of the wall in 1989 and the shattering of the East block, the breaking apart of the former Soviet Republics, or South America; it holds true! Cuba, Venezuela, and the dynamics of a more affluent, more aggressive Russia change the dynamics in South America and like domino's, the smaller fringe states quickly align themselves with “whomever” they see as being the power brokers because they want regime preservation and are largely buy-able and corrupt at the most senior levels to almost unimaginable degree.
ping to losing advantageous location where we have based some of our fight on terrorism and it’s financial support. Announced at a pro Cuba rally.
She'd get credit for the successes (were there any) so she should get blame for the failures (which are many).
She’s an employee. That’s like saying a bank teller should get credit for your low interest rate.
I'd agree with ending the WOD. I don't know how you could support the rest of your statement
Turn off the drug war and regions of South America will turn into anarchy. It is exactly things like School of the Americas, our DEA and DoD efforts in Columbia, financial aid packages to some of these governments that is keeping a resemblance of normalcy and some stability in some of these places.
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