The Argentinian government produced its first drug: a generic version of Viagra. Good thing no one in Argentina needs aspirin.
Argentina: revés para el neopopulismo
A report on the Mennonite colony of Manitoba, Bolivia: THE GHOST RAPES OF BOLIVIA
THE PERPETRATORS WERE CAUGHT, BUT THE CRIMES CONTINUE
Kingpin Behind Killing of DEA Agent Released from Mexican Prison
Rafael Caro Quintero left the penitentiary in the western state of Jalisco several hours before the court decision was made public, the source said
Claims of corruption involve some of the most senior figures in Mr Chávez’s “Bolivarian revolution” (named for Simón Bolívar, Venezuela’s independence hero). In an audio tape leaked in May, Mario Silva, a presenter on state television and (it now appears) a Cuban agent, enumerated to his handler the sources of illicit finance he said were available to Diosdado Cabello, speaker of parliament and leader of the ruling socialist party, who is a potential rival to Mr Maduro. They included the tax authority, headed by Mr Cabello’s brother, and Cadivi. Mr Cabello dismissed the audio tape as a fake, the public prosecutor has yet to investigate and Mr Silva lost his job.
Instead, Mr Cabello has gone after the opposition.
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Argentina: Free (homemade) Viagra