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  • Maduro says Trump administration wants to have him killed

    10/12/2018 7:06:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 11, 2018 9:25 PM | Corina Pons, Eric Beech, Alexandra Ulmer
    Socialist Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro accused the Trump administration on Thursday of seeking to assassinate him, as relations strain between the ideologically opposed nations. […] Washington has imposed sanctions on Venezuela, denouncing Maduro as a dictator who has quashed human rights and triggered an economic meltdown. The White House accused Maduro’s government on Wednesday of involvement in the death of a jailed Venezuelan politician whom authorities say killed himself but whom opposition parties say was murdered. Maduro, a former bus driver and union leader, said in a televised broadcast on Thursday night the United States had asked the government in...
  • Soros Elevator Activist Illegal Alien Ana Maria Archila Made $178,071 in 2016 as a Far Left Activist

    10/06/2018 10:01:12 AM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 49 replies
    The women who were screaming at Senator Jeff Flake in the elevator are Soros-funded astroturfed activists. Their names are Maria Gallagher and Ana Maria Archila. ***** They celebrated after Flake caved! And they raised over $30,000 on CrowdPac for their elevator antics. ***** Ana Maria Archila (on right in picture above) is from Colombia where she says she was sexually abused as a child. She was screaming at Jeff Flake in a elevator on Capitol Hill. Earlier this week, thanks to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, we discovered Ana Maria Archila is an illegal alien. So we now have illegal alien Soros-paid activists...
  • Trump takes aim at Iran in defiant UN speech

    09/25/2018 10:48:49 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/25/18 | Jordan Fabian
    President Trump on Tuesday took aim at Iran in a defiant address to the United Nations, calling on world leaders to join the U.S. in isolating Tehran over its "aggression." Trump used a large portion of his address to tout his administration's plans to launch a "campaign of economic pressure" aimed at starving Iran of money it would use "to advance its bloody agenda" in the Middle East and beyond. The president noted his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Obama-era nuclear agreement between Iran and other world powers and stressed that many sanctions would be reimposed on Iran...
  • Private school, waterside home, luxury boats, maid - Democrat Socialist Salazar

    09/08/2018 2:41:01 AM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/07/18 | Ben Ashford
    **SNIP** The 27-year-old Democratic candidate for the New York Senate has come unstuck in recent days after she was outed as a former Republican and accused of faking her hardscrabble immigrant backstory. Now, DailyMail.com can reveal the extent of her deception with a series of images documenting Salazar's privileged upbringing in the upmarket Florida enclave of Jupiter, where her family built their own four-bedroom home, owned boats, a jet ski and rubbed shoulders with celebrities. It can also be revealed for the first time that Salazar's Colombian father, a commercial and cargo pilot who became a naturalized US citizen years...
  • Buried news:Colombia's poor rejected socialism...time, out of a credible fear of 'another Venezuela'

    06/19/2018 4:55:25 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 6/19/2018 | Monica Showalter
    Sunday's election of a hard-core conservative in Colombia has left the media elites and their pundits befuddled. Some are calling Ivan Duque, the 41-year-old new conservative president-elect a 'populist' as if to suggest that both President Trump and the late unlamented Venezuelan strongman, Hugo Chavez, are all dreadful peas in the same pod. Others are speculating that Colombia elected another Emmanuel Macron, as if France's youthful, namby-pamby president amounted to a comparable sea change that this election represents. We heard of the new president summed up as 'pro-business' by the Wall Street Journal, as if that was all he meant...
  • John Brennan Was Long a Danger to US National Security

    08/18/2018 6:15:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 66 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 18, 2018 | Humberto Fontova
    “Mr Brennan has a history that calls into question his objectivity and credibility.” (President Donald Trump, Aug.15, 2018.) “Cuba is not a threat to the United States…They don’t implicate our national security in any way…The government of Cuba has not provided any support for international terrorism during the preceding six-month period; and the government of Cuba has provided assurances that it will not support acts of international terrorism in the future.” (President Obama after meeting with Raul Castro in Panama and recommending that Stalinist Cuba be removed from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, April 14th, 2015.). Presumably the head of...
  • Nearly All Criminal Foreigners in U.S. Are from Central, South America

    08/18/2018 5:31:25 AM PDT · by davikkm · 21 replies
    breitbart ^ | JOHN BINDER
    Nearly all of the criminal illegal and legal immigrants incarcerated in American prisons derive from six countries in Central and South America. The newest Government Accountability Office (GAO) report reveals how mass immigration to the United States from primarily Central America is leading to a booming foreign incarcerated population from the region. Between Fiscal Year 2011 and 2016, about 91 percent of all criminal illegal and legal immigrants in federal U.S. prisons were nationals from Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Guatemala. There are now close to 40,000 criminal illegal and legal immigrants incarcerated in federal prisons across...
  • James Mattis: Latin American countries selling out their sovereignty to Russia, China

    08/17/2018 12:30:07 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 13 replies
    Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2018 | Martin Arostegui
    A Chinese space force in Argentina, Russian control of Venezuelan gas and South American armies equipped with the latest Chinese and Russian hardware. Until recently, it might have sounded like the plot of a geopolitical thriller in a region once considered America’s backyard. But this is what Defense Secretary James N. Mattis faced on his visit this week to several South American nations, where economic and military posturing by Beijing and Moscow has been on the rise for the past decade. Analysts say Chinese loans in recent years have allowed authoritarian leaders to consolidate power in Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua,...
  • UN says an estimated 2.3 million people have fled Venezuela

    08/15/2018 12:10:07 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 34 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | August 14, 2018 | Edith M. Lederer, Associated Presstitute
    An estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans had fled the crisis-wracked country as of June, mainly to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, the United Nations said Tuesday. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters that those fleeing — about 7 percent of Venezuela’s 32.8 million people — cite lack of food as the main reason for leaving. U.N. humanitarian officials report that 1.3 million of those who fled were “suffering from malnourishment,” he said. Oil-rich Venezuela has been sinking deeper into an economic and political crisis. Hyperinflation and widespread shortages of food and medicine are battering the country, and the International Monetary Fund...
  • Sombra the drug-sniffing police dog is famous in Colombia. Now, smugglers have put a bounty [tr]

    07/27/2018 7:44:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 27, 2018 | Kyle Swenson
    Like a cocaine-fueled Homeric epic, Colombia’s long tragic battle with the drug cartels has produced countless heroes and villains. But one figure cutting across the country’s current narco battlefield, a name drawing praise and hate alike, is actually a 6-year-old German shepherd you can find trotting through the country’s airports. Sombra — “shadow” in English — is a drug-detection dog with the Colombian National Police. Over the past few years, her radar nose has led to more than 200 arrests and the seizure of at least nine tons of illicit drugs. That success has turned the dog into something of...
  • Weekly Update: Big Win For Clean Elections

    07/21/2018 9:42:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 20, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Victory: Consent Decree Requires Kentucky to Clean Up Election Rolls The ATF Is Still Stonewalling on Reclassification of AR-15 Ammunition Soros-Front Group Blasts Judicial Watch for Exposing Its Marxist Guerilla Ties Victory: Consent Decree Requires Kentucky to Clean Up Election Rolls We have taken the lead nationwide in defending state voter ID laws and other commonsense election integrity measures, filing amicus briefs in the Supreme Court and in several circuit courts of appeal and trial courts. We supported North Carolina’s implementation of its election integrity reform laws, most recently filing amicus briefs in the Supreme Court in March 2017....
  • Colombia asked Trump to urge end to Russian support for Venezuela

    07/21/2018 7:24:23 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 7 replies
    Colombia Reports ^ | July 16, 2018 | Adriaan Alsema
    Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos asked his American counterpart Donald Trump to urge Russian leader Vladimir Putin to stop supporting Venezuela’s government. Santos took to Twitter on Saturday to ask Trump to address Russia’s support for the authoritarian government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The governments of both Colombia and the United States fiercely oppose Maduro. Russia, however, has been accused of helping Venezuela evade sanctions imposed by Washington DC. Furthermore, Venezuela’s military appears to have received thousands of Russian surface-to-air missiles, according to news agency Reuters. “To contribute to the crisis in Venezuela I am asking President Trump to...
  • A way out for Venezuela: the post Duque election effect

    06/18/2018 5:45:22 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Venezuela News And Views ^ | 6/17/2018 | Daniel Duquenal
    The time has come to discuss what could be done about the Venezuelan narko kleptocracy. And the election of Ivan Duque in Colombia today does affect the possible outcomes...... The thing now is that 1) Colombia has put in office for 4 years an openly declared adversry of the Maduro dictatorship 2) the flow of refugees from Venezuela can only increase now with all the political implications that this can have and 3) Maria Corina Machado is the chosen. Not that it may be the wisest one since she may be articulate and all but she has failed at establishing...
  • Conservative 'D.C. Colombian' wins his country's presidency

    06/17/2018 10:18:23 PM PDT · by cba123 · 17 replies
    LMT Online ^ | Published 8:23 pm, Sunday, June 17, 2018 | Anthony Faiola, The Washington Post
    BOGOTA, Colombia - Conservative Ivan Duque captured Colombia's presidency Sunday, bringing to power a U.S.-educated 41-year-old whose victory promises an aggressive new era in the drug war and could upend a historic peace deal that ended Latin America's longest running insurgency. (link for the full article)
  • Former guerrilla Petro fights to become Colombia's first leftist president

    06/16/2018 10:32:50 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies
    https://www.yahoo.com/ ^ | 6/15/18 | Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta
    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Gustavo Petro, a former insurgent turned rabble-rousing mayor, is fighting to become Colombia's first leftist president, turning his humble beginnings and revolutionary past into a rallying cry for millions of the nation's youth and poor. The 58-year-old economist is about 20 points behind right-wing candidate Ivan Duque to replace President Juan Manuel Santos, but his presence in the second round has worried many in the traditionally conservative nation, where the right has kept a vice-like grip on power. Proposals from Petro to change the nation's economic model by piling taxes on unproductive landowners and abandoning oil and...
  • Colombian tour guide who helped Israelis murdered

    ....kidnapping and murder of Monica Blanco, 47... The murderers left Blanco’s body in front of a cemetery, under a tree, at a certain point on the road. ...Blanco was not shot dead from a passing vehicle. The murderers took her out of the car and fired six shots at her.... ..... For more than a year she organized so-called “Cannabis Tours” for foreigners who visited Cali. During the tour, young backpackers from different countries visited areas of narco crop cultivation in the Cauca area. The backpackers would watch the process of growing the cannabis, photographed the bushes, smoked and returned...
  • Robot sub finds 'holy grail of shipwrecks' with treasure worth billions

    05/23/2018 9:53:09 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 42 replies
    MSN ^ | 05/23/18
    A more than 300-year-old Spanish shipwreck carrying treasure that might be worth up to $17 billion was discovered with the help of an underwater robot. It's called the Remus 6000 and it can dive nearly four miles and is loaded with sensors and cameras. Bronze cannons confirmed "the holy grail of shipwrecks" had been found at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea. They are engraved with dolphins — a telltale sign they belong to the Spanish galleon San Jose, lost more than 300 years ago. "I just sat there for about 10 minutes and smiled," said Jeff Kaeli, a research...
  • Canada will soon have more illegal border crossers than Syrian refugees

    05/02/2018 4:12:27 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 11 replies
    National Post ^ | May 2, 2018 | Tristin Hopper
    The number of illegal border crossers in Canada will soon surpass the 25,000 Syrian refugees Canada accepted in 2016 There are so many Mounties needed to process illegal border crossings in rural Quebec that the federal government is now spending $250,000 to build an unofficial police station on the U.S. border. In Toronto last week, Mayor John Tory announced that the number of refugee claimants in the city’s shelter system has quadrupled from 459 per night in 2016 to an average of 2,351 in 2018. And at least one Quebec politician is calling for a border fence with the U.S....
  • Links of terrorist Hezbollah with criminal gangs (converting to Islam to use them for terror)

    04/19/2018 12:26:13 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 10 replies
    The links of the terrorist group Hezbollah with criminal gangs in Colombia to obtain financing With the help of drug traffickers from the Oficina de Envigado, terrorists wash assets and receive money from drug trafficking in the Middle East and Africa 29 mar. 2018 GoogleTranslate: Thus, they are indoctrinated in Islam to convert them into so-called "lone wolves", individuals who carry out terrorist actions alone, without the support of a team. This generates alarm among the authorities, taking into account that in Colombia there are more than 40 thousand Muslims, and five mosques and 10 centers ... ( - Así,...
  • Some Say They'd Flee Trump's America. These People Actually Did

    04/14/2018 4:38:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    New York Times ^ | 04/12/2018 | Ronda Kaysen
    Peering into a webcam, her face intermittently frozen over an iffy Skype connection in Medellin, Colombia, Lizz Quain was explaining not long ago why she uprooted her 9-year-old twins almost a year and a half ago to travel the world.Ms. Quain, who is in her 40s, owned a children’s play cafe and preschool near Seattle before she renounced her American middle-class existence in August 2016, fed up with what she described as a stifling, consumerist culture.Once Donald J. Trump was elected president, she made a common liberal refrain — “If Trump wins, I’m leaving the country” — reality, deciding not...