Posts tagged Santa Cruz
By Dylan Charles, Contributor
In the small Latin American country of Costa Rica, where agriculture is king and enormous corporate plantations have dotted the countryside, a subsidiary of Monsanto is making a push to plant several hectares of genetically modified transgenic corn in the Northwestern province of Guanacaste.
However, this month, a group of about 100 concerned citizens from several environmental organizations, students and farmers, mounted a spirited protest outside of the National Commission for Bio-security in Costa Rica, the board tasked with permitting this most recent attempt to infest Costa Rica with GMOs.
By Agence France-Presse
LA PAZ — An epidemic of H1N1 flu has infected almost 900 people and claimed 11 lives in Bolivia, health officials said Tuesday.
Although most of the cases occurred in the last few weeks, the outbreak does not rise to the level of a national epidemic, officials said.
“At the national level, the situation is under control. The most affected area is in the west,” Johnny Rada, director of the ministry of health’s epidemiology service, told AFP.
According to official tallies, 873 cases have been reported across the country, of which 606 are in the western department of La Paz and 60 in the department just south of it, Oruro.
There have also been 167 cases reported in the large eastern department of Santa Cruz, and 36 in central Cochabamba department.
A health alert has been issued for La Paz and Oruro, which, according to Rada, will permit health workers to intensify preventative measures.
Scary! Filmed today 1/20/2012 in Watsonville, CA South of Santa Cruz going South
I began filming this after a dozen or so train cars went by on a stretch of track south of Santa Cruz California. Where are the military vehicles going? Why are they being shipped? What could this possibly be for? Barack Obama, what are you up to? We want answers…..
Either way, we are paying for it or now owe more for it. The military industrial complex that profits from war does not care where the funding comes from, it simply wants more to increase profits. War is big business, and I am just referring to the manufacturing side that we the people are paying for. This does not include the opium trafficking that is widely reported on and the horrible loss of life.
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