Uganda: ‘A Brilliant Genocide’

By Ann Garrison Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni One hundred million people around the world watched the viral video “Kony 2012.” Its evangelical Christian producers’ mission was to proselytize for the use of U.S. Special Forces to help Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni hunt down warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Despite huge support…

What September 11 Has Left Us

US discourse on terrorism bears little relation to reality Sergio Alejandro Gómez | informacion@granma.cu September 15, 2016 09:09:36 September 11 is just another box on the calendar. But history has been responsible for filling this space with events that mark the fate of entire peoples. Even as the firefighters and rescue workers were still searching…

US Triples Special Operations Deployment to Latin America

By Neil Hardt From 2007 to 2014, the United States tripled the deployment of special operations forces to Latin America, according to documents obtained via FOIA request by the non-profit Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). The deployment of Green Berets, Navy Seals and other elite units to Latin America is bound up with American…

All Eyes On Dakota Access – All Eyes Off Bakken Genocide

“Soon the parade begins again…all the big shot enviros are looking for their token Indians…this Hunkpapa says to remember this day of infamy…they hate us as well….taken nearly ten years ago, waiting for the right moment…” — Harold One Feather “We got essentially Keystone – only more. Clearly an end run.” — Iowa Bold, August…

Epic Court Battle Between Ecuadorian Villagers and Chevron Moves to Canada

teleSUR Chevron left behind billions of gallons of toxic sludge in Ecuador’s Amazon 23 years ago, impacting as many as 30,000 people in rural and Indigenous communities. Ecuadorean Indigenous groups’ years-long court battle to force oil giant Chevron Corp. to pay US$9.5 billion in damages for the environmental disaster known as “Amazon Chernobyl” began a…

Mission Impossible: Keeping Track of US Special Ops in Africa

By Nick Turse Sometimes the real news is in the details — or even in the discrepancies. Take, for instance, missions by America’s most elite troops in Africa. It was September 2014. The sky was bright and clear and ice blue as the camouflage-clad men walked to the open door and tumbled out into nothing….

Who Created the “Evil” That is Destabilising the World?

Question: What did the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Centre have in common with the military assault on the Gadaffi-led government and nation of Libya? Answer: At the centre of both crimes were two groups of Islamic fundamentalist terrorists that were virtually created by the government of the United States of America!…

US Behind Massacres in Beni, Congo

Congo Massacres Not the Work of Islamic Extremists. US Seeks Secession of Eastern Congo. Ann Garrison Beni Territory sits in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC’s) North Kivu Province, bordering Rwanda and Uganda. Rich in oil, timber, gold, diamonds, wolfram, coltan and cassiterite, Beni is a vivid example of the phrase, “Everybody wants a…

Piling on Fake-legal Precedent in Latin America – Next, El Salvador

“Since I left the Presidency of the Republic I knew that the right wing oligarchy was going to intensify its political persecution of me,” Mauricio Funes said during a press conference. Tortilla con Sal Last Monday the Nicaraguan government officially confirmed political asylum for the ex-President of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, and his family. The…