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US Bases in Colombia Rattle the Region by Benjamin Dangl

March 24, 2010

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  U.S. Bases in Colombia Rattle the Region Mar 23rd 2010 , by Benjamin Dangl, The Progressive On the shores of the Magdalena River, in a lush green valley dotted with cattle ranches and farms, sits the Palanquero military base, an outpost equipped with Colombia’s longest runway, housing for 2,000 troops, a theater, a supermarket, […]

CUBA: Congress Increases Cuba "Democracy" Program Five-Fold

December 18, 2007

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Congressionally recommended increases for Cuba come from reducing Plan Colombia funding where a redirection will take place from military spending to more funds for social programs. Two-hundred million dollars was appropriated for Haiti. Stay tuned to this Latin American funding chess board! MIAMI HERALD CONGRESS | CUBA DEMOCRACY AND PLAN COLOMBIA Spending bill to bolster […]