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The Fire Down South...( Latin America--)
various links | 10-24-02 | The Heavy Equipment Guy

Posted on 10/24/2002 3:29:08 AM PDT by backhoe

Once again, Latin America is catching fire...
 
Dubious? Here's a partial selection of our stories... be certain to follow the "links within the links" and use the bump lists and "keyword" tabs to see all of the data.
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/774054/posts
US scents political shift in Latin America
FT.com ^ | Oct 22 2002 | Richard Lapper
"I don't know what it is about Latin America, but they seem incapable of governing themselves. Everything goes to extremes..."
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/762587/posts
Democracy Has Failed, Say Argentines
BBC News ^ | October 3, 2002 | Peter Greste
Republic vs. Democracy:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/762587/posts?page=20#20
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/774838/posts
In Venezuela, lines blurring between democratic protest and insurrection
yahoo.com ^ | October 24, 2002 | ALEXANDRA OLSON, AP
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/773514/posts
Rival denounces opponent as communist in Ecuador
Houston Chronicle ^ | October 22, 2002 | Houston Chronicle News Services

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/773305/posts
Rebels' grip on Medellin loosens
The Washington Times ^ | October 21, 2002 | Rachel van Dongen
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/769754/posts
Marxist-Inspired Cuban-Venezuelan-Brazilian Axis Could Create Massive Problems For U.S.
Toogood Reports ^ | October 15, 2002 | Lowell Phillips
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/767805/posts
Green Berets move into Colombia's oil fields
Telegraph ^ | October 12, 2002 | Jeremy McDermott
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/764498/posts
Red Storm Rising Over Latin America
USA Daily ^ | October 4, 2002 | David T. Pyne
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/761732/posts
Kissing Saddam - Venezuelan Pro-Chavez Deputy Says U.S. Refuses Visa
yahoo.com ^ | Oct 2, 2002 - 1:05 PM ET | reuters
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/750941/posts
Marines deployed to Peruvian Amazon
Houston Chronicle ^ | September 14, 2002, 8:14PM | AP
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/749617/posts
What the loss of Brazil to "the Reds" would mean for the United States
ESR ^ | September 9, 2002 | David T. Pyne
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/748789/posts
September 11, 1973--Chile's Red Regime Ousted in Coup
Radio Havana, Cuba ^ | September 12, 2001 | Radio Havana, Cuba
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/733500/posts
Political alliance with Venezuela and Cuba speculated: Brazil's da Silva, critic of U.S.
Miami Herald ^ | Aug. 15, 2002 | Andres Oppenheimer
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/722033/posts
Venezuelan oil shipments to Cuba resuming in August - Libya studying Cuba's oil refinery
yahoo.com ^ | Jul 24, 2002 - 5:55 PM ET | AP

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/749868/posts
Mandela:'Long live the Cuban Revolution and Comrade Fidel Castro.' - U.S.'Threat to World Peace'
yahoo.com ^ | Sep 12, 2002 - 3:27 PM ET | Reuters
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/730549/posts
Castro's Use of Psychiatry Against Political Opposition
www.newsmax.com ^ | Aug. 9, 2002 | Agustin Blazquez with the collaboration of Jaums Sutton
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/730542/posts
Iraq and Cuba – Fitting Pieces in the West Nile Virus Puzzle?
www.newsmax.com ^ | Aug. 9, 2002 | Miguel A. Faria Jr., M.D.
 
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/709264/posts
Cuba Supplies BW Technology To Libya, Syria
Middle East Newsline ^ | July 1, 2002 | Middle East Newsline
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/703968/posts
MEDICAL JOURNAL EXPOSES CUBA S BIOTERRORISM LINK
http://www.aapsonline.org/ ^ | May 15, 2002: | Helen Faria

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/665733/posts
Fidel Castro - Cuba
various LINKS to articles | April 14, 2002
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/665723/posts
Hugo Chavez - Venezuela
various LINKS to articles | April 14, 2002

 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/726126/posts
THE CONGRESS AND SENATE'S SUPPORT OF CASTRO'S TERROR NETWORK
8/1/2002 | Jesus J. Chao
 
 
To find all articles tagged or indexed using Castro Watch, click below:
  click here >>> Castro Watch <<< click here  
(To view all FR Bump Lists, click here)
 
 
 
To find all articles tagged or indexed using Latin_America_List, click below:
  click here >>> Latin_America_List <<< click here  
(To view all FR Bump Lists, click here)
 
 
 
To pull it all together:

Castro, the Carribean, and Terrorism

The Web of Terror

-All Terror, All the Time-- FR's links to NBC Warfare, Terror, and More...--

Unresolved Questions- the Panama canal, good, bad, or a waiting disaster?--thread II

(C)old War Ghost- Cubans in Angola



TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: frlibrarians; goingsouth; latinamericalist; marxism; southamerica; terrorism; turass; westernhemisphere
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1 posted on 10/24/2002 3:29:08 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Cincy, would you ping your list for me?
2 posted on 10/24/2002 3:32:11 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: piasa
I saw you mention the situation in Venezuela on another thread, and thought you might be interested.

Unfortunately, I suspect the "sniper news" will flood the board to the point nothing else will be noticed... ah, well!

3 posted on 10/24/2002 3:54:32 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: backhoe; All
I don't have a list backhoe.

Great list of Threads.

Bump!

4 posted on 10/24/2002 4:40:21 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
OK, I appreciate the bump... that darn Sniper is going to dominate the day's news, but at least this will be online for those interested to see...
5 posted on 10/24/2002 6:37:54 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: IllegalAliensOUT
Thanks for looking, and the comments.
7 posted on 10/24/2002 7:08:41 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: backhoe
"The Fire Down South"

Thanks for the links bub...but there for a minute I thought it was going to be another red-head story....you know, the fire down below. :-)

8 posted on 10/24/2002 10:31:00 AM PDT by Enemy Of The State
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To: Enemy Of The State
Ha! I was married to a redhead long ago, and... well, a gentleman doesn't tell-- thanks for looking!
9 posted on 10/24/2002 11:52:33 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: backhoe
"I was married to a redhead long ago"

see where being a gentleman got ya? hehe... :)

10 posted on 10/24/2002 11:58:36 AM PDT by Enemy Of The State
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To: backhoe
Yes, thanks for the ping
11 posted on 10/24/2002 4:48:02 PM PDT by piasa
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To: piasa
Thanks for stopping by!
12 posted on 10/24/2002 5:00:38 PM PDT by backhoe
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To: backhoe; JohnHuang2
more pings
13 posted on 10/25/2002 12:25:51 AM PDT by piasa
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To: piasa
In the lunacy of the server going down, ( and Senator Wellstone's plane ) the sniper, and other things, I neglected to return, and thank you for the bump & ping!
14 posted on 10/26/2002 6:39:44 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: backhoe
Those are interesting links, are there any articles about any more-or-less succesful Latin countries like Costa Rica which has allowed at least partially for a middle class? I think the whole problem in all these countries is that they try democracy but they don't have large middle classes and that's the only way you can have democracy work.
15 posted on 10/26/2002 6:59:05 AM PDT by FITZ
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To: FITZ
You hit the nail on the head- the great problem in all those countries is that most people are dirt poor, a very few are amazingly rich, and there's little between. A large middle class is the key to success with most any type of representative government.
16 posted on 10/26/2002 7:15:37 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: backhoe
Most of those dirt-poor people have the capabilities to become middle class, we see them doing it here quite often, it would be even easier in their own land with their own language but there are cultural and governmental reasons that can't happen. Instead of promoting democracy, we need to apply very strong pressure on these countries including Mexico ---or especially Mexico ---to allow for large middle classes. They don't wish to because the elites are very happy with the current set-up but it's the only way they can ever become stable healthy countries.
17 posted on 10/26/2002 7:21:20 AM PDT by FITZ
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To: FITZ
You are absolutely right.
18 posted on 10/26/2002 9:42:09 AM PDT by backhoe
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To: All
Bush is asked to prevent hemispheric 'Axis of Evil' and back ouster of Venezuela's Chavez

19 posted on 10/26/2002 2:37:22 PM PDT by backhoe
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To: All
South America's 'tri-border' back on terrorism radar

20 posted on 11/13/2002 8:59:17 AM PST by backhoe
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