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Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Florida resort to remain in custody
Prosecutors told FLORIDA Magistrate Judge William Matthewman that Zhang could not be trusted, accusing her of lying to investigators about why she was at the property. They said a search of her hotel room turned up a device to detect hidden cameras, five cell phone SIM cards and over $8,000 in cash.
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Tue Apr 9th, 2019 at 02:59:00 PM EST
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Victim of fabricated spy charges under Park Chung-hee to receive over US$700,000 in reparations
He suffered torture until he "confessed" to being a spy, after which he was sentenced to 12 years for violating national security laws. The Seoul High Court declared Kim innocent in August 2018, 43 years after his wrongful arrest and imprisonment. Kim's life story was the subject of the documentary film "Spy Nation" (2016).

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Apr 11th, 2019 at 05:09:33 PM EST
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Sputnick is funded in part or in whole by Russia government.

NYT | Venezuela's Ex-Spy Chief Rejects Maduro, Accusing Leader's Inner Circle of Corruption, 21 Feb 2019

Mr. Carvajal -- who in 2017 criticized Mr. Maduro for setting up a second legislature -- now provided a valuable weapon to the opposition, which for years has contended that the president's inner circle has ties to drug runners and militants.
PANAM POST | Hugo Carvajal, Former Intelligence Chief of Venezuela, Recognizes Juan Guaido, 21 Feb 2019
He addressed Guaidó as the "interim president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela" and added: "here is one more soldier for the cause of freedom and democracy, to be useful in achieving the goal of restoring Constitutional order that we allow us to call for free elections and thus be able to listen to the true will of our sovereign people."
REUTERS | Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief arrested on U.S. drug trafficking warrant, 12 April
A court spokesman said Carvajal would appear before Spain's High Court on Saturday. The court needs to decide within 24 hours of his arrest whether he will be jailed pending a decision on his extradition or if he will be set free.
Ex-Venezuelan Head of Military Intel Detained in Madrid at US Request - Police
syndicated sanctions propaganda

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Apr 12th, 2019 at 08:52:49 PM EST
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Noticias Univision 23 | Miami, FL, A/V, 12 Dec 2012; *ABC News | Obama refutes a "socialist economic system in the U.S."
OBAMA: [I don't know that there are a lot of Cubans or Venezuelans, Americans who believe that*] The truth of the matter is, my policies are so mainstream that if I had said the same policies that I have back in the 1980s I'd be considered a moderate republican ...
NPR | President Trump Called Former President Jimmy Carter To Talk About China, 15 Apr 2019
Carter said the United States is "the most warlike nation in the history of the world" due to a desire to impose American values on other countries, and he suggested that China is investing its resources into projects such as high-speed railroads instead of defense spending.

"How many miles of high-speed railroad do we have in this country?"

Zero, the congregation answered.

Ron Paul | 'Pompeo Has Lost His Mind!' - China Fires Back On Venezuela, 16 Apr 2019
A/V, no transcript

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Apr 17th, 2019 at 03:19:30 PM EST
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Peru's former President Garcia dies after shooting himself as police arrived
Garcia, who served as president between 1985 and 1990 and then again from 2006 to 2011, was wanted in connection to the sprawling Lavo Jota (Car Wash) corruption investigation and his ties to the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
In 2016 the company entered into a plea bargain with the US Justice Department, admitting that it had paid Latin American officials some $800 million (€708 million) in bribes in return for building contracts. The company also admitted that it had paid three successive Peruvian presidents $29 million as part of the scam.
SNC-Lavalin selling off assets

archived graft
Trudeau expels Wilson-Raybould, Philpott from Liberal caucus over SNC-Lavalin affair
Justin Trudeau is uniting all of Canada - against him

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Wed Apr 17th, 2019 at 06:26:51 PM EST
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