Friday, October 1, 2010

Order Restored in Ecuador

One day after the violent coup attempt, I am relieved to learn that Ecuador's neighbors have reopened their borders and President Correa is firmly back in control of his country.

And as the following BBC article reveals...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-11457012

...I'm not the only one who knew there was a lot more to this than cops rioting about a pay cut.

QUOTE:

He alleged that the uprising was not just a dispute over benefits.

"There were lots of infiltrators, dressed as civilians, and we know where they were from," the president said.

"The people of Lucio Gutierrez were there, provoking, inciting to violence," he added, referring to the leader of the opposition Patriotic Society Party (PSP).


Who wants to bet Chevron Corporation is funneling money and ideas to Gutierrez's party? I'd be shocked if they weren't.



2 comments:

  1. I've been thinking exactly same thing! The moment I heard about what was going on in Ecuador I wondered what Chevron had to do with it.

    Great blog! I've been boycotting Chevron for a while now: http://livesforoil.blogspot.com/

    Keep up the good work
    -Ashlea

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  2. Ashlea, thanks so much for commenting! Your blog is terrific, and I'm gonna sign up to follow it right now!

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