- RUSSIA : Court Sets One Pussy Rioter Free; Fame Brings 70 Year Closure For Eurovision Folk Singer.
- UZBEKISTAN: 23 Aug UPDATE: GooGoosha Responds To Critics; Ruthless Dictator's Daughter Seeks Fame With Pop Career.
- URUGUAY: Foreigners Rush To Buy Farm Land.
- RUSSIA / CZECH REP : 30 Dec UPDATE: Probe Begins Of Moscow Plane Crash That Killed 5, Injured 3.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- ARGENTINA: Bond Appeal Surging On Exports And Debt Restructure; Beating Ukraine For Yield For Now.
- MEXICO / USA : Wanted Narco Billionaire's 'Daughter' Arrested In San Diego.
- 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.
- ART / HUMOR / SPAIN : 27 August UPDATE: Clever Jokers Post Their 'Restored' Versions Of Famous Images.
07 April 2013
BRASIL / VENEZUELA : Prosecutors Probe Former President Lula da Silva For Corruption; Lula Endorses Maduro.
The man President Obama once called the most popular politician in the world...Brasil's 2 time President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva...is being investigated for corruption.
A businessman at the center of a bribery scheme claims Lula not only knew about a massive pay-offs...but received money from it.
Lula has denied any knowledge of the scheme...called Mensalao...that used public monies to buy political support.
24 of his party's members and some close aides have already been convicted.
Lula...now sporting a thick mustache and a regrown head of hair...has been recovering from throat cancer.
He recently endorsed the election of Hugo Chavez's designated candidate...Nicolas Maduro...for president of Venezuela.