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  • V. Manuel Pérez unveils immigration resolution [California]

    07/26/2014 6:00:53 PM PDT · by blueplum · 7 replies
    The Desert Sun ^ | July 25, 2014 10:05pm | Dave Nyczepir
    Assemblyman V. Manuel Pérez unveiled an immigration resolution Friday at Coachella City Hall that he plans to introduce for California to meet the humanitarian challenges faced with tens of thousands of unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S. border. :snip: "They need due process, and if they are found to face a threat should they be returned to their home country, they should be seen and identified as refugees." :snip: Pérez said he always felt safe and never saw violence while visiting Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala, but he sensed a difference in the latter when it came to political corruption....
  • TIA now verifies flight of Saudis

    06/09/2004 10:38:46 AM PDT · by Ol' Dan Tucker · 76 replies · 1,624+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | 06-09-04 | JEAN HELLER
    TIA now verifies flight of Saudis The government has long denied that two days after the 9/11 attacks, the three were allowed to fly. By JEAN HELLER, Times Staff Writer Published June 9, 2004 The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks, better known as the 9/11 Commission, sent a list of questions to Tampa International Airport. It appears concerned with the handling of the Tampa flight. TAMPA - Two days after the Sept. 11 attacks, with most of the nation's air traffic still grounded, a small jet landed at Tampa International Airport, picked up three young Saudi men and left. The...
  • The rebel army led by ex-priests that lives off ransom money

    01/14/2004 4:38:00 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 1 replies · 261+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 07/01/2004 | Jeremy McDermott
    The National Liberation Army (ELN) was born in the aftermath of the victory of Fidel Castro and Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Cuba and its first cadres trained under them before launching their guerrilla war in Colombia in 1964. Today the 4,000-strong rebel army, with its ally and larger cousin the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc), controls 40 per cent of the country. Unlike the Farc, the ELN is strapped for cash and relies on kidnapping to gather funds necessary to continue its 40-year revolutionary war. In the past three years the ELN has kidnapped more than 2,500 people, many...