25 October 2005

Stories from 25 October 2005

Dominican Republic: Gas Leak Causes Harm

  25 October 2005

Bracuta has a personal account of yesterday's gas leak in Santo Domingo that does not correspond with official statements saying the leak was not harmful. A commenter has already offered legal services. DR1 searched the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency website “and found that it ‘can cause death by respiratory...

Costa Rica and its Future with Today's Politicians

  25 October 2005

Este artículo también está disponible en español Translation by David Sasaki In the last few years, politics in Costa Rica have changed radically compared to what was known 10 years ago. What used to be the race to become President in the past decade is now much different. The traditional...

Jamaica: Reinstate the Death Penalty?

  25 October 2005

Both Stunner's Afflictions and The Doctor is In discuss the possible reintroduction of the death penalty in Jamaica. Both posts generate healthy debate in the comments section.

Lebanon: Mehlis report

  25 October 2005

Mustapha says that Aljazeera not only dislikes the Mehlis report, it’s also demonizing the Lebanese position. Lebanese Political Journal says that Lebanese Uniting – Palestinian and Syrian Miscalculations. BOB reminder: “Did you listen to what the people said, minutes after Hariri was killed? Every Lebanese knew who killed him! They...

Palestine: Living in Gaza

  25 October 2005

Imaan says that by now she already spent close to four months in Gaza. There has been many struggles, however she have come to realize that the Gazans do love their Gaza. They even sometimes refer to it as “sweet Gaza”. Many people live satisfying lives there. Even their lives...

Yemen: Bird Flu

  25 October 2005

Sabbah says that reports fear that Bird Flu reached Yemen. On the other hand, Oleander is happy that Taiwan officials said they had applied for the right to copy the drug – but the priority was to protect the public.

Palestine: Mother of Prisoners

  25 October 2005

umkahlil reports that Farha Barghothy, a great popular poet, and one of the leaders of the Palestinian women movement, died on Saturday. Farah a.k.a. “Mother of prisoners“, kept reiterating before she died, “I want to see them before I meet my creator” of her two jailed sons in Ashkelon Israeli...

Israel: Police are Mistaken

  25 October 2005

Yisrael Medad reports that Maariv newspaper, relating to the error in Justice Cheshin's decision, reported that a police spokesperson said that they knew it was a mistake because since 1967 no Jew has ever prayed on the Temple Mount nor ever will. In 1978, 11 Jews assembled in front of...

Israel: Rachel Corrie

  25 October 2005

Rick Richman writes that if you Google “Rachel Corrie” (the 23-year old killed in Gaza in 2003 when she stood in front of an Israeli bulldozer which ISM says that driver deliberately ran over her twice), you will get about 520,000 pages that mention her. On the other hand, Sultan...

Iraq: Constitution Approved

  25 October 2005

Truth Teller says that the constitution passed the stage of obstructed labor. The biggest fraud in the history of Iraq. Don't say the referendum at Saddam time was bigger, NO, although those who vote yes to Saddam were 99.96%, they vote yes because they can vote nothing but yes. In...

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