Having mentioned the Panama Papers in a recent blog it kind of jogged my memory about Panama and former strongman Manuel Noriega.
At one point Noriega was yet another of the U.S. 626 more words
Then a quarter century of reflection and bitterness.
March 15, 2016. Panama City, Panama.
by Bart Bolger
This is Conrad.
Conrad is an 81-year old tour guide—he says he is a “walking taxi”—in Panama City and he is a victim of the 1989 USAmerican invasion of Panama. 623 more words
In the memorial of Nancy Reagan, a dark and twisted plot has resurfaced. Although Mrs. Reagan is heralded for her “Just Say No” anti-drug campaign, the truth of the matter is that her husband’s administration is single-handedly responsible for the drug epidemic that created the need for her famous slogan. 465 more words
The outlawing of narcotic drugs at the start of the Twentieth Century, the turning of the matter from public health to social control, coincided with American’s imperial Open Door policy and the belief that the government had an obligation to American industrialists to create markets in every nation in the world, whether those nations liked it or not.8,710 more words
With the death of alleged hospital fraudster Arthur Porter last month, the mystery of where exactly he might have stashed as much as $5 million in suspected bribe money continues to frustrate police investigators. 1,617 more words