Month: August 2009

By FIDEL CASTRO RUZ International Posted by (Bulatlat.com) I was amazed to read the wire services issued during the weekend about the US domestic policy, evidencing a systematic decline in President Barack Obama’s influence. His surprising electoral victory had not been possible in the absence of the deep political and economic crisis affecting that country.…

Blackwater is said to be the main private security company in charge of protecting the US staff in Iraq during the George W. Bush administration. Reportedly, its aggressive tactics were criticized on different occasions. The most serious case occurred on September, 2007, when some agents from the company killed 17 Iraqi civilians. After considering the…

By JASON LEOPOLD Truthout/Perspective International Posted by (Bulatlat.com) Among the treasure trove of documents released on Monday related to the CIA’s detention and torture program is a 20-page background paper that, for the first time, describes in extraordinary detail the process of “rendition” and the torture prisoners are then subjected to when they are flown…

By CAROL PAGADUAN-PARAULLO Streetwise / Business World Posted by Bulatlat Navy Lieutenant First Grade Nancy Gadian stirred a hornet’s nest when she accused retired Lt. General Eugenio Cedo and other senior officers of corrupt misuse of Balikatan funds in 2007. After winning a protective writ of amparo from the Court of Appeals and being given…

Ni PAPA OSMUBAL Inilathala ng Bulatlat Mangiyak-ngiyak na itinirik ang mga kandila na inutang lang sa kapitbahay na nagpapa-5-6 Pinabasbas pa ang mga ito sa pari na kasinglusog ng elepante na kanang-kamay daw ng Obispo Taimtim na dalangin niya ang magkahanapbuhay o kaya man lamang ang manalo sa Lotto o Huweteng nang magkabigas ang nangingitim…