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Death Squads

Uncovering The Death Squads In El Salvador

Nieman Watchdog | Craig Pyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

March 24 is the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero. He was shot in the heart by a right wing death sq...

U.S. Human Rights Group Threatened By Colombian Death Squads

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

On May 13, 2010, staff from the Washington Office on Latin America ("WOLA"), a D.C.-based human rights organization, met with long-time Colombian Amba...

The Paranoids Are Right About Barack

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Caryl Rivers

Evidence of Obama's plans to turn the US into a socialist state comes in the transcript of a recent Obama cabinet meeting, leaked to this reporter by an anonymous source.

Colombian Free Trade: Exporting Death Squads to Honduras

Greg Grandin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Greg Grandin

News reports say that 40 members of Colombian death squads, responsible for the execution of thousands, have been recruited by Honduran plantation owners to protect their interests.

Health Care Rationing: Why the "R" Word is a Red Herring

N. E. Marsden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
N. E. Marsden

it is ludicrous to imply that private insurance companies don't ration care by flat-out refusing procedures that people genuinely need or desperately want.

How the Real Death Squads Work

Bryant Welch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bryant Welch

There is just one fact Americans need to know about our current health care system. Private health insurance companies make more money if they don't provide care than if they do.

Why Obama Had to Have Been Born in Kenya

Bryant Welch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bryant Welch

We need to harness the uncertainty and confusion in this country for constructive purposes, exposing the puppeteers of the far right and the corporate interests that are behind them.

Honduran Coup Government Continues Attack on the Poor with Plan to Seize Indigenous Hospital

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

Condemning the poor and the vulnerable to further marginalization, and even death, is part of the plan of the current regime in Honduras.

Colombia Commits "Crimes Against Humanity" as Free Trade Pacts Are Debated

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

Despite the claims of the Colombian government and those in the U.S. eager to consummate "free trade" pacts, the human rights situation in that country is deteriorating fast.

Colombia Confirms It Cannot Meet Necessary FTA Prerequisites; Death Squads on Rise

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

(UPDATED) In his final debate with John McCain, President-elect Barack Obama made it clear why he opposed passage of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement...

Lawyer for Chiquita in Colombia Death Squad Case May be Next U.S. Attorney General

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

Eric Holder is not the type of Attorney General we need in the wake of the recent economic collapse created by the unfettered greed of such corporate firms.

Appropriately, Bush Hosts Death Squad President As He Appeals For Massive Corporate Bailout

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

"Now all the criminals in their coats and their ties Are Free to Drink Martinis And Watch The Sun Rise . . ." -- Bob Dylan, Hurr...

As Colombian President Comes To D.C., His Government's Death Squad Links Are Further Revealed

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

Breaking: As Colombian President Alvaro Uribe arrives in Washington D.C. on September 19, his government continues to sink amidst the weight of the "...

Bush To Host Colombian Death Squad President

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

Just as the U.S. supported the governments of El Salvador and Guatemala during the 1980's, the White House is preparing to roll out the red carpet for Latin America's latest death squad President.