The arrest is the latest episode in a scandal that witnessed the downfall of a pro-U.S., anti-DPRK political icon.
In the latest chapter of an ongoing corruption scandal that’s gripped the Republic of Korea for several months — leading to political paralysis and ultimately an executive power vacuum in Seoul — ousted President Park Geun-Hye was arrested Friday on charges of extortion and abuse of power.
The Organization of American States (OAS) now confronting Venezuela is the same organization that has endorsed aggression and military intervention, one which has consistently maintained silence in the face of serious violations of democracy and human rights across the hemisphere
Simón Bolívar Hall which, in an affront to the Liberator, is occupied by the decadent and shameful Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), this March 28, was witness to the battle of his descendents -children of the Bolivarian Hugo Chávez – in defense of Venezuela and Our America’s sovereignty, independence, self-determination, and dignity.
The battle unleashed was one of principles, against imperial and oligarchic pretensions to abridge the right of peoples and states to free themselves, exercise their sovereignty, and create the political, economic, social and cultural system they freely choose.
This wouldn’t be the first time that Canada’s Barrick Gold has attempted to dodge responsibility while minimizing reports of home burnings and rape.
Human rights advocates in Papua New Guinea raised alarm following shocking accusations of violence leveled at police by villagers residing near the Porgera Joint Venture Gold Mine owned by Barrick Gold, the world’s largest gold mining company. The police stand accused of taking part in a pre-dawn operation Saturday where villagers said 150 houses were torched.