Wikileaks Haiti: U.S. pushed to lower minimum wage
American clothing makers with factories in Haiti were displeased after the government raised the minimum wage more than two and a half times the previous minimum 24 cents an hour.
The U.S. State Department subsequently brought pressure to bear on Haiti's president, "who duly carved out a $3 a day minimum wage for textile companies."http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503543_162- ... 03543.html
South Korea political row opens over approach to North talks
"If the government truly wants dialogue with North Korea, it should first discard the hard-line policy towards the North and begin unconditional dialogue to provide humanitarian assistance, including rice, and improve inter-Korean relations," Kim Jin-pyo, the Democratic Party's floor leader, told parliament in Seoul.
...South Korean officials last month had "begged" and tried to bribe the North into attending a series of summits.http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews ... 03?sp=true
Four Nato troops killed by bomb in eastern Afghanistan
...by a roadside bomb....
Most of the [aggressor] troops serving in the...east...are ..[Superpower troops].http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13653742
US judge allows Colombians to sue Chiquita
...dismissed an attempt by banana producer Chiquita to halt multi-million-dollar compensation cases being brought by at least 4,000 Colombians.
They allege they or their relatives were tortured or killed in banana-growing areas by paramilitaries paid by the company.
THERE IS NO CRIME THE SUPERPOWER WILL NOT ARRANGEhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-13650770
Republican Ron Paul Dismisses Boehner’s Dollar-for-Dollar Debt-Cut Demand
“The catastrophe comes regardless, because as long as they encourage more spending, then we go over a cliff,” Paul said in an interview for “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend. “So I want to stop us,” said Paul, who said he will vote against raising the limit.
He dismissed discussion of a cap on future spending, saying it would be “too little, too late.” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-0 ... emand.html
ANDhttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-0 ... th-al-hunt
Volcker Named to Panel Advising Too-Big-to-Fail
...named to the FDIC’s 18-member Advisory Committee on [duh] Systemic Resolutions....http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-0 ... -fail.html
Belarus Wins $3 Billion Loan From Russia-Led Fund, Still Seeks IMF’s Help
“More than anything this [the Russian Empire loan] is like an International Monetary Fund program.”
WE'RE LICE, JUST LIKE THE SUPERPOWER.http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-0 ... -help.html
Yemen Truce Begins, Tribes Say, Amid Reports Saleh Sustained Chest Wound
The BBC cited unidentified people close to Saleh as saying he has shrapnel under his heart that punctured a lung, and that a decision had yet to be made on surgery.
Ministers had said Saleh sustained only facial scratches during the rocket attack....http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-0 ... ister.html
Water, Dialysis Only Treatments for Deadliest European E. Coli Outbreak
The new strain of E. coli, which has killed at least 18 people in Europe, produces a poisonous by-product called shiga toxin that damages the kidneys of some patients and requires the use of dialysis to scrub the blood clean.
Some patients need transfusions after the bacteria dissolves their red blood cells, said Robert Tauxe, deputy director of food-borne illness at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
FILE UNDER LIBYA PAYBACKhttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-0 ... break.html
Revealed: The photographs and letters which expose Winston Churchill's relative's descent into Nazism
A 'highly significant' collection of unseen documents exposing the Nazi-sympathiser cousin of Sir Winston Churchill's wife have been unearthed in a loft.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ments.html
Vidocq Robbed Mom, Killed Men for Fun, Became Top French Cop: Lewis Lapham
Turning informant, he also became director of the Surete Nationale, the state police force, founded the first private detection agency and invented many sophisticated police techniques still in use, before dying in 1857.
MAIS OUI http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-0 ... apham.html
Russia Says IMF Chief Jailed For Discovering All US Gold Is Gone
...jailed in the US for sex crimes on May 14th after his discovery that all of the gold held in the United States Bullion Depository located at Fort Knox was ‘missing and/or unaccounted’ for.
According to this FSB secret report, Strauss-Kahn had become “increasingly concerned” earlier this month after the United States began “stalling” its pledged delivery to the IMF of 191.3 tons of gold agreed to under the Second Amendment of the Articles of Agreement signed by the Executive Board in April 1978 that were to be sold to fund what are called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) as an alternative to what are called reserve currencies.
IMPOSSIBLE? THE CURRENT PIPS (PEOPLE IN POWER) PRESIDED OVER THE BIGGEST RIPOFF EVER IN 2008 TO, DUH, SAVE WALL STREET.http://www.eutimes.net/2011/05/russia-s ... d-is-gone/
Mujahida [<] kills 12 US-Afghan [Superpower & puppet] cowardly troops in martyr attack
...the martyr attack was carried out on the joint enemy’s military convoy by a brave Mujahida sister who laid down her life with indomitable courage and selfless sacrifice in the cause of her country killing more than 12 soldiers of joint enemy besides wounding scores more.http://www.shahamat-english.com/index.p ... s&Itemid=2