Judicial Watch has an Imminent Terrorist Attack Warning By Feds on US Border, which, as Andrew McCarthy explains,
this is not a surprise — particularly less than two weeks before September 11. But it is nonetheless jarring to read.
More bat-shit craziness: Argentina contemplates moving capital from Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is seen as being geographically remote from much of the rest of the country
Buenos Aires could be replaced as capital of Argentina by a city 600 miles to the north [Santiago del Estero], under a plan floated by Cristina Kirchner
Bolivia Seizes Guns Bound for Brazilian Crime Outfit, the intended for the gang known as the First Capital Command (Primeiro Comando da Capital, or PCC).
Inside the all-woman village desperate for men
The women of of Noiva do Cordeiro are “appealing” for eligible men
Harry Wallop visits the small rural Brazilian village of Noiva do Cordeiro, populated by beautiful women who are looking for love
Immigration: Minister of Defense Warns Against “Entering Chile without Authorization”
Hoy en La Noche grupo de cubanos espera en Colombia respuesta a solicitud de refugio político:
Why work? You earn more selling three avocados a day.
— Yusnaby Pérez (@Yusnaby) August 27, 2014
Powerful words, truth spoken to Castro regime by Msgr Musaro, Apostolic Nuncio in Cuba: "Only Freedom Can Bring Hope" http://t.co/uXb2KuoMqP
— Sen. Robert Menendez (@SenatorMenendez) August 29, 2014
Jews ‘forced’ from Guatemala villageMen from a Jewish community load furniture onto a lorry in San Juan La Laguna
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law after growing fearful about violent backlashes.
Mexico Looks to Raise Wages
Mexico City’s leftist Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera raised pressure on the federal government with a proposal to lift the federal minimum wage—which lags only behind Haiti in the hemisphere—to $6 per day for 2015.
Mexico’s Pemex Forecasts 6.7% Drop in Crude Production in 2014
The head of Pemex’s exploration and production division said production will fall from 2.52 million barrels per day in 2013 to 2.35 million bpd at the close of 2014
Nicaragua Landslide Traps Gold Miners
Rescuers in Nicaragua raced to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews.
Brazil, Worse Than Paraguay
HAHAHA You go to the beach and run into Hugo Chavez
— Giulia ✽̤̮̈̊*̣̣̣̥♡̨̐ (@bluegiulia) August 28, 2014
The week’s posts and podcast:
A day in the life of the Panama Canal
At Da Tech Guy Blog:
The audacity of taupe