Tag Archives: Latin America

Swine flu pandemic: loudmouth Azad needs to shut up and do some work for a change!

With the H1N1 swine flu pandemic sweeping across India and leaving 48 people dead (as on August 21, 2009) and infecting thousands more in its wake, one would expect the health minister of the government of India (Ghulam Nabi Azad) … Continue reading

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¡Diego está de vuelta!

(Diego is back!) Diego Maradona, one of the greatest football players of all time, has returned to the soccer field, this time as the coach of Argentina! Diego lifts the 1986 FIFA World Cup as the captain of Argentina . … Continue reading

Posted in Argentina, Argentina-Scotland highlights, coach, Diego, Diego Maradona, FIFA, football, football legends, Glasgow, Hampden Park, international friendly, Latin America, life, Maradona, Maxi Rodriguez, national coach, news, random, Scotland, soccer, soccer legends, South America, sports, thoughts, world, World Cup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

¡San Ernesto de La Higuera!

Ernesto “Che” Guevara was martyred on October 9, 1967. Forty one years later, an image of this Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary, doctor, guerrilla leader, author and military theorist remains the most famous photograph in the world! Ernesto Che Guevara . . … Continue reading

Posted in Argentina, Bolivia, campesinos, Che, Che Guevara, children, communism, Cuba, democracy, doctors, Earth, Earthlings, el Che, el Guerrillero Heroico, equality, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Fidel Castro, fraternity, freedom, Fulgencio Batista, guerrilla warfare, hero, heroes, hope, human rights, humanity, icon, icon of rebellion, icons, ideas, Jean-Paul Sartre, La Higuera, la Revolución, Latin America, liberty, Manuel Cortez, Mario Terán, martyrs, Marxism, military theorists, Nelson Mandela, politics, random, rebellion, religion, René Barrientos, revolt, revolution, San Ernesto, San Ernesto de La Higuera, schools, socialism, thoughts, tribute, world, world's most famous photograph, youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

¡Los narcotraficantes utilizan submarinos!

(Drug traffickers use submarines!) Un buque que parece a un submarino que llevó siete toneladas de cocaína fueron hundidas por el Servicio de guardacostas de Estados Unidos. El submarino de cocaína . . . (The cocaine submarine . . .) … Continue reading

Posted in addiction, Central America, cocaine, drug traffickers, drugs, Guatemala, Latin America, life, Mexico, narcotics, Navy, news, random, self propelled submarine, South America, submarines, U.S., U.S. Coast Guard, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Brazil looks set to fuel a war on poverty with newly discovered oil reserves

The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva, inaugurated the country’s new deepwater oil field on Tuesday. Trial extraction of oil by Petrobras began in the Jubarte oil field 77 kilometers off the coast of the state of Espirito … Continue reading

Posted in 21st century, Argentina, Brazil, Brazilians, business, deepwater oil field, democracy, destitute, development, disparity, Earth, Earthlings, economics, economy, education, Espirito Santo, France, health, hope, Jubarte oil field, Latin America, life, Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva, money, news, nuclear submarine, offshore drilling, oil exploration, oil extraction, oil mafia, oil reserves, peak oil, Petrobras, poor, poverty, President Lula, random, society, South America, Uncategorized, war on poverty, wealth, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Patents versus Patients! (Part 2)

I am writing the second part of one of my previous posts titled Patents versus Patients! after a long time. The Indian courtrooms are witnessing a series of battles that are going to determine the fate of millions of Earthlings … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, AIDS, battle, blindness, Brazil, cancer, Chennai, China, crime, death, disease, Doctors Without Borders, drugs, Earth, Earthlings, health, HIV, human rights, humanity, income, India, justice, killers, law, life, Médecins Sans Frontières, medicines, MSF, news, NGO, patents, poor, rights, sadism, science, society, South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, technology, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments