Posts Tagged: chile

Why Bolivia Matters

Evo Morales and his supporters have a plan to reform Bolivia, explains Laura Carlsen, and they'll stare down vested interests, international bankers, and even Washington if necessary.
Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's death robbed his victims and their families of the chance to obtain full justice. But they can still pursue the full truth. And the U.S. government can help.
War, instability, and high oil prices have created a perfect storm of profit for the world’s weapons manufacturers. This year, FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan reports, defense military analysts predict the biggest arms bonanza since 1993 ... which is saying something because in the aftermath of the first Gulf War the global industry reaped the benefits of a $42 billion arms race.
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