- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- USA / SOCIAL MEDIA / GUN CULTURE: Santa Leaves Heat As Xmas Treats.
- VENEZUELA: Growing As Hub For Drug Shipments.
- COLOMBIA : Top Pop Singer Shakira...Sued By Ex-Novio...For $100 Million.
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- UKRAINE : 27 April UPDATE: Barbie Doll Looking Model...Defends Appearance.
- RUSSIA : Miss Russia Defends Pussy Riot Punkers; 4 Detained After Small Moscow Pussy Riot Protest.
- COSTA RICA / PERU / COLOMBIA : 17 May UPDATE : 2 More Aides Resign After Prez. Chinchilla Comes Under Fire For Free Flights On Alleged Narco Jet; Key Minister Resigns Over Flight From Bogus Person.
- MEXICO: The Growing Number Of Narco Women.
- MEXICO : Gulfo Narco Boss 'El Coss' Caught In Tampico; Arrested Pozos Gonzalez Proud Of Golden AK-47.
14 October 2012
BRASIL / USA / JAPAN : FinMin Mantega Blasts Bernanke Money Policies...As 'Selfish.'
The world's monetary bigwigs are meeting in Japan to discuss economic policies.
There...USA Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke defended his Cbank's continuing loose monetary policies...the latest being QE3.
His policies have been criticized by Russia, China and especially Brasil.
Brasil FinMin Guido Mantega called the USA stimulus measures...'selfish'...because he says they unfairly raise developing countries currencies.
Some critics call Bernanke "helicopter Ben'...because he is showering the USA and the globe with cheap dollars...creating historic low interest rates.
Even ruder critics say Bernanke is acting as a pimp for the USA's stock markets.The USA's S/P Index is up 14% YTD.