Category Archives: Colombia

Two Years Ago — 2016 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE JUAN MANUEL SANTOS — Does Anyone Remember “Los Falsos Positivos”?

“Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel peace prize.” Thomas Andrew Lehrer — American  satirist “We can call them ‘false positives’ or ‘extrajudicial executions’, but really these were cold-blooded murders. They were meticulously planned and carried … Continue reading

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Colombia — UNODC Report 2018 : Cocaine Production Hits New Record

US REPORT: Colombia’s cocaine production is ‘up’. Really? Continue reading

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Colombia — Police Boss Arrested on 6 Charges Including Criminal Conspiracy

“A cada cerdo le llega su San Martín.” (Every pig will get his St. Martin) BOGOTA, Colombia (September 12 2018) — One of Colombia’s most-decorated police officers has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a criminal ring that illegally … Continue reading

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Colombia — Former Intelligence Director Convicted for Journalist Murder

“Uribe was considered untouchable and all-powerful until yesterday. This marks a very important precedent.” Colombian lawmaker Ivan Cepeda “Álvaro Uribe es peligrosísimo.” “Lo que nos enseñan a los colombianos no tiene nada que ver con las necesidades que tenemos los … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The long history of CIA involvement in the international narcotics trade — [Documentary]

“US officials in Central America failed to address this drug issue for fear of jeopardising the war efforts against Nicaragua … and senior US policymakers were not immune to the idea that drug money was a perfect solution to the … Continue reading

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Colombia — Juan Pablo Escobar: “My Father Worked for the CIA.” [UPDATE]

“My father worked for the CIA selling cocaine to finance the fight against Communism in Central America.” Juan Pablo Escobar “What we’ve learned is that if you look at history what happened with the Medellin Cartel after we took them … Continue reading

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Colombia — Escobar Hitman Arrested for Extortion

“Only those who went hungry with me and stood by me when I went through a bad time at some point in life will eat at my table.” Pablo Escobar “In an interview last year, a source within the Oficina … Continue reading

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2016 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE JUAN MANUEL SANTOS — Does anyone remember ‘Los Falsos Positivos’? UPDATE : Colombian army killed thousands more innocent civilians than previously reported

“Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel peace prize.” Thomas Andrew Lehrer — American  satirist “We can call them ‘false positives’ or ‘extrajudicial executions’, but really these were cold-blooded murders. They were meticulously planned and carried … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The New Chiquita Papers : “Records Identify Banana Executives who Bankrolled Terror in Colombia”

“Even after outside attorneys warned in February 2003 that it must stop payments to the outlaw paramilitary organization, Chiquita continued to pay the AUC for another 16 months. Until that point, Chiquita’s strategy, set forth by senior executives in Cincinnati, … Continue reading

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The Real CIA NARCOS Story Netflix Ignored [2018]

“The old conventional wisdom of this being a conspiracy theory survived even if the evidence is now incontrovertible. So even NARCOS wants to avoid the issue and pretends it did not happen.” Journalist Robert Parry (June 24, 1949 – January 27, … Continue reading

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