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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Monday, October 23, 2006

Chavez, U.S. Face Off in Nicaragua Election

CORINTO, Nicaragua -- "One day last month, an aging ship registered in North Korea docked at the port of Corinto on Nicaragua's Pacific coast.

As cranes unloaded 8,000 tons of fertilizer -- a big chunk of Nicaragua's needs for the year -- farmers lined the dock watching the precious cargo that would sell for as much as $5 per bag below the normal price.

The cargo, destined mainly for supporters of Nicaragua's leftist presidential hopeful, Daniel Ortega, was sent by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in an effort to spread his left-wing, anti-American message in Latin America." Read the rest here.


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