- BULGARIA / RUSSIA : Moscow Hits Sofia With $1.3 Billion Claim For Failed Nuke.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- UKRAINE : 27 April UPDATE: Barbie Doll Looking Model...Defends Appearance.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- MEXICO / USA : Wanted Narco Billionaire's 'Daughter' Arrested In San Diego.
- RUSSIA / CHECHNYA/ FRANCE : Actor Depardieu Parties With Dictator Kadyrov.
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
- MEXICO / USA: Despite Violence, Border Factories Bloom.
- MEXICO/ USA : 11 Oct. UPDATE: Navy Admits Killing Top Zetas Leader Lazcano...Was Accident; 'La Ardilla' Smirks Over His Arrest For Falcon Lake Murder; Analysis Of Calderon's 'Kill The Capos' Plan.
14 March 2012
BRASIL : 17 March UPDATE: Court Blocks Trial Of Colonel Charged For 5 Rebels Missing During Dictatorship.
An Amazon region judge blocked the trial of a retired colonel over the 1974 disappearance of 5 guerrillas...3 men and 2 women...in the jungle.
President Dilma Rousseff...herself once a tortured rebel...wanted the trial to go forward.
But the judge in Para state ruled that the effort ran counter to a 1979 amnesty law.
Federal prosecutors can appeal the decision.
Col. Sebastiao Curio Rodrigues de Moura, 77...aka 'Curio'...commanded troops there fighting rebels and communism.
Curio has been a federal congressman.
Rousseff' was seeking accountability for crimes carried out during its 1964-1985 military dictatorship.