Tuesday, March 13, 2007

In the News XXIII

Zimbabwean Opposition Chief Brutally beaten
http://www.washingtontimes.com/world/20070313-120845-9851r.html
If this contunues it will only be a matter of time before Zimbabwe deterioates into Civil War.
Unforunately, my home country - South Africa - gives lip (and who knows what else) service to Mugabe and his thug regime.

UN to act on Darfur?
http://www.washingtontimes.com/world/20070312-102201-2992r.htm
I am still not sure whether anything positive will surface. Islamist forces in this 'joke' of a world body are still very powerful.

Chavez continues obsession with Bush
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7859085
It seems that the Venezuelan is prepared to possibly bankrupt his country to prove a point.

Tony Blair - Mr. Green
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uklatest/story/0,,-6477589,00.html
Fair Enough. What I am interested in seeing is how Cameron and the Tory's respond. Could we have a return of the old Labour-Conservative dichotomy?

Stephen Harper - Canada's Mr. Green
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=ee912863-7b74-41ff-a128-96409cc65ee5&k=0
Its heading toward election time and Harper is throwing money around like a Grit. The Liberals will really be picking up the scraps if Harper rides environmental mantle.
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