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one tiny brick in the wall of depravity

In Washington state, near Vancouver, a convicted felon (for drug smuggling) has been arrested for running a ‘bestiality farm.’ Warning: gross and depraved. Then again, you probably already heard about it. This lurid story has been making the rounds… because it’s lurid.  But why would I tell you about this? Only to illustrate connections. It’s all about connections, and the questions that aren’t being asked.

Vancouver is a hub of international human trafficking. We know this in part from the work of Dave McGowan.

I have referenced Dave’s work in various posts about human trafficking from Drasius Kedys in Lithuania, to Goa, India, to the Tri-Border Area of South America, to the case of Colonel Russ Williams in Canada, etc.

Organized crime is an international phenomenon: human trafficking, organ trafficking, pedophilia, sex slaves, snuff films — all really happening on a huge scale, a scale that cannot be explained without the complicity of some police officers, judges, social workers, military people, politicians, religious leaders, lawyers, bankers, accountants, etc. being involved. Organized. Channels. Networks. Rings. Connections.

For what purpose? To make money. To blackmail. To satisfy depraved lusts. To feel powerful. To abuse.

If you do not yet understand what we’re dealing with, please read Dave McGowan’s work. Otherwise you will find the following information shocking and unbelievable. The stuff of urban legends.

In all the hoopla about this Doug Spink story, one especially important question: who are these people who visited his farm as sex tourists, and were any of them children?

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This is just one tiny brick in the wall of depravity…

Douglas Spink, “adreneline junkie” (Coke kingpin busted)
“Dozens of dogs, horses and pet mice were seized, along with what investigators described as thousands of images of bestiality and apparent child pornography….”
“This stuff is just truly bizarre. These were mice that had their tails cut off, they were smothered in Vaseline and they had string tied around them.” ~ Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo
(The mice were euthanized.)

About the man arrested, Douglas Spink (age 39):

  • convicted drug felon
  • noted horse trainer of Capone, a multi-million dollar horse that went missing from his property in a bizarre custody dispute (Horse subject of custody fight)
  • arrested with a 51 year-old British tourist, Stephen Clarke, accused of having sex with dogs
  • made a fortune in Oregon in the 1990s buying and selling small companies
  • lost his fortune by 2002 and filed for bankruptcy
  • arrested in 2005 with 375 pounds of cocaine, cooperated with authorities and got a lenient sentence
  • he was drug running for Robert Kesling (Felon accused of running animal sex farm)
  • according to the sheriff, Spink “was promoting tourism of this nature for bestiality” by running a website advertising the farm (Felon accused of running bestiality farm)
  • the property, Exitpoint Farm, is reportedly owned by Spink’s mother
  • Exitpoint Stallions is an investor syndicate
  • In 2008 Exitpoint partnered with Three Treasures Farms to handle breeding management
  • Spink graduated from Reed College

According to investigators, thousands of images of bestiality were recovered at the site. So, there may have been other visitors. It would be very interesting to know about these other visitors. (British man arrested at bestiality farm)

The missing horse story received big coverage. Good Morning America stuff. (Trainer frets over fate of missing stud). Spink is handled gingerly in that account, only covering the drug conviction. All this other shady stuff? Don’t breathe a word of it.

Spink states on his website:

…that his problems began in the mid-90s, when an anonymous man began spreading rumors that he was running an “animal sex porn website.” Spink claims he eventually hired a private investigator who found the online “troll” in a “run-down trailer in the midwest,” but won’t provide his identity in order to “honor his right to … go forward without hate.”

He claims to be a selfless, unconventional guy. Read his own words here and here. And especially here: an open letter from Spink to the woman he says stole the horse, his ex-lover Corinne Super, allegedly a marijuana grower heroin smuggler and longtime associate of Hells Angels helicopter smuggler Owe Jensen, and she is nothing but a petty criminal, unlike himself. And it goes from there…

He has an answer for everything.

So what did Spink in this last time? Well, he obsessively called a Tennessee public defenders’ office about James Michael Tait, a jailed defendant in another infamous bestiality case. (Coke kingpin busted)

Authorities searched his farm Wednesday after prosecutors received a tip from a public defender’s office in Tennessee. The office reported that Spink had been calling them incessantly about a jailed defendant in a bestiality case in Tennessee.
That man, James Michael Tait, had previously admitted filming a man having sex with a horse in Washington state in 2005. The man Tait filmed died of internal injuries suffered during the incident. He received a minor sentence in the case because Washington had relatively weak bestiality laws at the time.

James Michael Tait (LiveLeak.com)

So, despite Spink being very active for something like 15 years on horse-related message boards and getting banned, and developing quite the nasty reputation, and despite having this high profile horse business and a high profile horse that got stolen in a bizarre case covered on Good Morning America, and despite being known to authorities as a convicted drug-smuggler, he evidently behaved with a certain arrogance and impunity. Not exactly hiding out and keeping a low profile, but really out there stirring up trouble.

What causes someone to behave like that? Stupidity? Or protection?

Investigators got on his case only when the Tennessee authorities dialed in with a WTF?

From Seattle Times: Felon accused of running animal sex farm:

How and why Spink and Tait came to know one another is unclear, but in court Friday federal prosecutors explained how authorities were led to Spink. During the phone calls between Tait and Spink, the two men talked about their similar views on animals and bestiality, authorities said.

Spink was so concerned about Tait’s arrest in Tennessee for bestiality that Spink called his friend’s lawyers and even pretended to be an attorney himself, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Susan Roe. The phone calls from Spink came to the attention of police in Maury County, Tenn., who eventually learned that Spink was not a lawyer but was on federal probation on the drug-smuggling conviction, authorities said. Maury County Detective Terry Chandler contacted U.S. Probation in Seattle, authorities said. Tennessee authorities turned over recorded jail phone calls between Spink and Tait to authorities building a case here.

So it’s unclear how these two know each other, but it’s possibly very important. Could have something to do with a RING. Just saying. In his drug running conviction, Spink cooperated with authorites to get a lenient sentence. He exposed two Seattle-area attorneys, one a part-time judge, as well as Kesling. They were in the drug section of a RING. These rings usually connect, because one thing we understand about organized crime is that they have to be efficient.

In 2005, Spink was arrested in Monroe after authorities found 371 pounds of cocaine in his car. Authorities said Spink was a drug runner for smuggler Robert Kesling, who once lived in Woodinville. Spink was sentenced to about three years in federal prison after he cooperated with the government’s investigation into two Seattle-area attorneys who were implicated in the drug-smuggling operation.

James L. White, a criminal-defense attorney and part-time Edmonds Municipal Court judge, and A. Mark Vanderveen, of Shoreline, were sentenced to federal prison time for accepting money from Kesling. Kesling was sentenced to 17 years in prison.

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We know from the Dutroux case, among others, that protected organized pedophile and sex trafficking rings inflict animals, dogs, etc. on children and adult sex slaves.

Besides having been raped by dogs, X1 also spoke about how Bernard Weinstein, an associate of Dutroux until murdered by him in 1995, and Annie Bouty, the former girlfriend of Nihoul, sometimes walked around with a snake at abuse sessions, which they used to rape the girls with.

Remember this horrible story of Lolita?

I am disgusted and no more afraid, and by the way, who cares? My days are numbered anyway. My aids is in its final stages. They have more respect for dogs than for us. I know that not all the girls go through what I have been through. But I know what goes on in this milieu and why the girls deny all those horrendous things so as not to fall victim to their anger. Their riches give them the right over our lives… If their drugs, their aids and alcohol had not brought me to my death bed, their filth and the filth of their dogs that I was made to swallow as well as their violence would have done it anyway.

This is not at all unusual for these organized pedophile and sex trafficking rings.

Furthermore, the rings operate by word of mouth.

And from the endnotes, #64:

*) August 19, 1996, The Times, ‘Belgian case throws light on global scourge; Murder’: “In Britain alone police estimate that there are 200 paedophile rings that allow people to swap child pornography and even children… Within the rings, paedophiles exchange photographs, contact magazines and addresses. Chief Superintendent Brian Mackenzie, president of the Police Superintendents’ Association, said yesterday: “They operate like any other special interest group. Networks and rings form by word of mouth. “Individuals will exchange pornography and quite often they will pass compliant juveniles between groups. The whole thing spreads out and it is difficult for the police to break down.” The networks can be very complex and in one case children who had run away from homes had been lured to London by a “safe” name and address, forced into a paedophile ring and, as they got older, were made to abuse recent arrivals. The aim was to turn the children into perpetrators, making it less likely that they would complain to the police… Children have been kidnapped by paedophile rings who make and sell videos featuring child sex abuse.”

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So what’s the point? We have a lot of people discussing Doug Spink and his bestiality. Great. What a freak. There are other things to know about this case.

Who are in all the images? Investigators say they have thousands of images. Are there any children in the images? Have the images been sold or shared? Who purchased them? Who does Spink know from his past as a 1) successful entrepreneur and investor, 2) drug runner, 3) successful horse trainer, 4) informant, 5) prison inmate…

This is all unfolding in a remote, rural location near Vancouver, a known hub of human trafficking and organized crime. I know for many people just the whole bestiality thing stretches the imagination. But once you’ve gotten caught up on the scope of The Pedophocracy, it stretches the imagination to think that Spink would not be connected into the broader organized crime syndicate operating in that area and beyond.

and who taught them everything they know?

We hear a lot about the violence in Mexico. The violence in Guatemala is much worse. We don’t hear too much about Guatemala, however.

GUATEMALA CITY – Three brothers linked to extortion and armed robbery were killed by lynch mobs in two separate incidents in northwestern Guatemala, police said Thursday.

Jeronimo Aj Guarcas, 28, was beaten to death Tuesday by residents of the town of Semeja II who accused him of leading a gang that extorted protection payments from bus drivers. The following day, Mario and Miguel Aj Guarcas, ages 24 and 26, respectively, were caught in the act as they were robbing a bus. The vigilantes brought the two brothers to a soccer field in Semeja II, doused them with gasoline and set them on fire. At least 1,500 people in all took part in the lynchings, police said.

This week’s killings bring to 10 the number of alleged criminals slain by mobs in Guatemala so far this year. Forty accused wrongdoers died in 208 incidents of vigilante justice in Guatemala last year, according to official statistics, and the Central American nation has seen more than 300 fatal lynchings since 1996. The Mutual Support Group, a human rights organization, blames the lynchings on the failure of Guatemala’s institutions to “provide security and impart justice.”

Guatemalan authorities point to gangs and other organized-crime elements as the source of much of the violence in this country of roughly 13 million people, which recorded 6,475 homicides last year, an average of 18 murders per day. By comparison, 7,724 people were slain last year in neighboring Mexico, a nation of more than 100 million where rival drug cartels are waging war with each other and the security forces. All but 4 percent of Guatemalan murders go unpunished, the U.N.-sponsored International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala says.

That is a lot of violence. Who are the “other organized crime elements?”

Exiled Guatemalan coffee farmer Leocadio Juracan explains that an oligarchy exists in Guatemala, and the violence is not actually random. Violence frequently targets people who challenge the oligarchy.

“Guatemala is not a poor country,” he says. “There is a sector of society that is extremely rich, that has appropriated the wealth of the country and excluded the majority of the population.”

This “oligarchy” has a vested interest in business as usual, says Juracan. He dismisses the theory that threats and attacks against the CCDA are the work of common criminals, noting that they always take place immediately after the group takes any sort of public political stance – criticizing the government for lack of action on land reform, for example, an issue for which resolution is decades overdue; or condemning the murder of unionists. “We connect [the attacks against us] to political acts.”…It is perfectly plausible, according to Juracan, that his attackers would have connections to wartime paramilitary groups.

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Gang-related violence has certain characteristics.

  • bodies are not usually mutilated or tortured
  • perpetrators almost always use guns
  • bodies are most often left in the place where the homicide occurred
  • gang members flee the crime scene quickly to avoid being apprehended
  • perpetrators usually lack the resources to move bodies without being seen or caught
  • motives are usually self-defense or revenge

Social cleansing and state-sponsored violence has different characteristics.

  • bodies are often heavily mutilated and tortured, strangled, cut up, beaten, bound
  • bodies are left in relatively public spaces, showing a high level of premeditation
  • the perpetrators have the money and protection to transport the body to a public place
  • motives are exterminating a specific social group, creating and/or reinforcing a culture of terror
  • terror is amplified and compounded by retelling and news reports
  • gangs are named as perpetrators, the culture of fear reinforced

Social cleansing and state-sponsored violence does not get investigated.

What may arguably be the strongest indication of the state’s role in the current violence is an absolute void of effective homicide investigations. Null or non-existent forensic investigations are a textbook indication of social cleansing. They allow for complete impunity, a heightened culture of terror, and increased powerlessness of victims’ family members, and more widely, civil society.

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Selected commandments of the Talmud justifying violence toward non-Jews:

Hilkkoth Akum XI or Z1: “Do not save Goyim in danger of death.”
Hilkkoth Akum XI: “Show no mercy to the Goyim.”
Yebhamoth 11b: “Sexual intercourse with a little girl is permitted if she is of three years of age.”
Yebamoth 98a: “All gentile children are animals.”
Schulchan Aruch, Choszen Hamiszpat 348: “All property of other nations belongs to the Jewish nation, which, consequently, is entitled to seize upon it without any scruples.”
Schulchan Aruch, Choszen Hamiszpat 388: “It is permitted to kill a Jewish denunciator everywhere. It is permitted to kill him even before he denounces.”
Zohar I, 160a or 168a: “Jews must always try to deceive Christians.”
Zohar II, 4b: “The birth-rate of non-Jews has to be suppressed massively.”

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We know the people who started this cycle of violence in Guatemala and keep it going to this day.

Jose Efraín Rios-Montt, former dictator of Guatemala (1982-3), and wholesale butcher of Mayan indians and the poor of his country, a proud graduate of the US “School of the Americas”—training installation for Third World tyrants. [(center, with family)] (source)
This is the same Rios-Montt mentioned in my post the other day, the particular contribution. A Wayne Madsen report linked him to certain US politicians.
WMR has learned that the GOP for a number of years has used pipelines like the House and Senate page systems, political indoctrination organizations like the College Republicans, juvenile “diversion programs,” and religious-connected political groups like to groom young men for the predatory sexual appetites of older male GOP members of Congress.

But it is not just young men who are groomed by the GOP predators. Republican Rep. Jerry Weller of Illinois, who is married to the daughter of Guatemalan ex-dictator (and fundamentalist Christian) Gen. Efrain Rios Montt, is rumored to have conducted an illicit affair with a 16-year old female page. This comes at a time when the United States and John Bolton, a supporter of Rios Montt, are attempting to sway the United Nations into electing Guatemala to the UN Security Council.

John Bolton, who supports Rios Montt, enjoys the support of organized Jewry.

In 2006, Jay Zeidman, “the influential 24-year old White House liaison to the Jewish community” started shaking the trees for John Bolton.

[Zeidman] is putting out the call to prominent American Jewish organizations to support John Bolton — with the arm-twisting innuendo that in this time of crisis in the Middle East, American Jews need to line up behind the guy Jesse Helms said “is the kind of man with whom I would want to stand at Armageddon, if it should be my lot to be on hand for what is forecast to be the final battle between good and evil in this world.”…Zeidman has sent the word out to numerous Jewish organizations asking “What can the White House expect in terms of supporting John Bolton?”

The young White House liaison to the Jewish community in 2006 had strong ties to Texas.

Zeidman is the son of prominent Greenberg Traurig attorney Fred S. Zeidman who is actively involved in leading Republican Jewish activities in Texas and is Vice Chairman of the Republican Jewish Coalition. A bio of Fred Zeidman reports these affiliations:

Mr. Zeidman is very active in community and political affairs in Texas and nationwide. He holds leadership positions in the Anti-Defamation League (Southwest Region), the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA), the Republican Jewish Coalition, the Texas Inter-Faith Housing Corp., and the Houston Jewish Community Foundation. He is also Texas Chairman of the State of Israel Bonds and a member of the Board of Development Corporation of Israel. He formerly served as co-chairman of the finance committee of the Republican Party of Harris County, Texas, and formerly served on the finance committee of the Republican Party of Texas, and is a Ranger for the Bush Campaign. Mr. Zeidman previously served as Vice Chairman, Board of Regents at Texas Southern University. In addition, Mr. Zeidman was vice-chairman of the Dole/Kemp presidential campaign in Harris County and has been a key Jewish advisor to Republican congressional and senatorial delegations nationwide. Fred Zeidman graduated Washington University and received an MBA from New York University.

Texas is an important transit state for international trafficking rings.

Up in Illinois, Gerry (Jay) Weller, who supports his father-in-law Rios Montt, was a Republican serving in the US House of Representatives from 1995 to 2009. He left congress amid questions about his Nicaraguan land holdings; his wife’s investments, and the contributions of an indicted defense contractor. (wikipedia)

Plus don’t forget Weller came under pedophile rumors as mentioned in the Wayne Madsen report.

Down in Guatemala, Rios Montt’s brother, a Catholic bishop, was conveniently tasked with getting to the bottom of that terrible genocide against the Guatemalan people.

Perhaps the most extraordinary thing about General Efrain Rios Montt is his brother. In May 1998 Bishop Mario Rios Montt succeeded the assassinated Bishop Juan Gerardi as head of the Catholic Church’s human-rights office in Guatemala. His task is to continue Gerardi’s work, uncovering the truth behind the massacre or disappearance of upwards of 200,000 people during the prolonged and continuing ‘civil war’- more accurately described as attempted genocide - against the indigenous Mayan majority of the Guatemalan population. The person who, in the early 1985, presided over the most vicious single episode in this genocide was none other than the Bishop’s brother, the General.

At the same time that the Catholic Church set his brother in place as a bishop overseeing the cover-up, Rios Montt became an ordained minister of an authoritarian evangelical church siphoning people away from the Catholic Church.

In Guatemala, the Christian right was interested in converts by the end of 1982 reactionary Protestants had succeeded in recruiting 22 percent of the population to their theology of blind obedience and anti-communism. They were particularly hostile to Catholicism, especially “Liberation Theology,” which many of the Guatemalan military deemed responsible for the insurgency.

Right-wing Christian organizations seemed to be especially drawn to the harsh social control being exerted on the highland Mayans. During the Rios Montt period, foreign fundamentalists were permitted access to military operational zones, while Catholics were turned away-or attacked.

These evangelical organizations organized a lot of volunteers, aid, and programs for Guatemalan children.

Meanwhile, Rios Montt surrounded himself with advisers, both North American and Guatemalan, from his Verbo church, and what appeared to be a loose coalition of right-wing fundamentalist organizations, most notably Pat Robertson’s Christian Broadcasting Network, began an extensive fundraising drive and also started sending volunteers to Ixil Triangle villages under military control. Rios Montt chose Love Lift International, the “relief arm” of Gospel Outreach, Verbo’s parent church, to carry the food and supplies purchased with the money raised. Verbo representatives, along with an older evangelical outfit, the Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT/SIL, the latter initials for the Summer Institute of Linguistics, an organization whose CIA connections are long and impeccable and which has often been charged with involvement in massacres of indigenous peoples throughout the Americas), arranged with the government “to take charge of all medical work in the Ixil Triangle, and for all education in Indian areas up to the third grade to be taught in Indian languages with WBT/SIL assistance,” through the Behrhorst Clinic. WBT/SIL and the Clinic’s parent, the Behrhorst Foundation, incorporated with Verbo Church into the Foundation for Aid to the Indian People (FUNDAPI), whose stated purpose was to channel international Christian donations to refugees and which coordinated volunteers from U.S. right-wing religious organizations.

One person who volunteered in these evangelical organizations writes on a message board:

I worked for New Life Service Co. in New York City for several years (GO church business) in the early 80’s…. the whole time I was told (and believed) that I was doing God’s work and supporting the ministry and was told that much of the money earned went to support the efforts in Guatemala to feed the poor and build houses (International Love Lift). 100% of my income went into the church, I was just given basic necesities to live + $10 a week (shared room & meals).

It was soon after the Rios Montt episode that Gospel Outreach began to fall apart and break apart from the inside. It’s hard to say what really happened (the trigger), but it was certainly not good. It was discovered that the head elder in charge of finances in GO NYC was using much of the church funds to build his own business. The Durkin GO church seems to have enabled all of this….(http://www.factnet.org/discus/messages/3/4850.html?1104203535)… seems the GO ministry was enablers of counterfeit Christians.

The society of normal people greatly outnumbers the satanic “elite.” That’s why well-intentioned people must be tricked or coerced into doing things that they would otherwise not do.

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As discussed the other day, these evangelical groups have the hallmarks of state-sponsored covert genocide:

The markers of ‘quiet’ and covert genocide are,
1. isolation or the target group’s children in separate schools, and orphanages in general.
2. harmful medical ‘treatment’ under cover of state clinics.

The things done in Guatemala absolutely qualify as satanic.

“According to Amnesty International, in just four months there were more than 2,000 fully documented extrajudicial killings by the Guatemalan army: ‘People of all ages were not only shot, they were burned alive, hacked to death, disembowelled, drowned, beheaded. Small children were smashed against rocks or bayoneted to death.’ The Catholic bishops said: ‘Never in our national history has it come to such extremes.’ US President Ronald Reagan, visiting Guatemala on a swing through Latin America, hailed Rios Montt as ‘totally dedicated to democracy’”

The Talmud says what it says about killing non-Jews.

And sure enough, who was down there helping out but the Israelis.

The history of Israel’s relations with Guatemala roughly parallels that of its ties with El Salvador except the Guatemalan military was so unswervingly bloody that Congress never permitted the … Reagan Administration to undo the military aid cutoff implemented during the Carter years. Weaponry for the Guatemalan military is the very least of what Israel has delivered. Israel not only provided the technology necessary for a reign of terror, it helped in the organization and commission of the horrors perpetrated by the Guatemalan military and police. And even beyond that: to ensure that the profitable relationship would continue, Israel and its agents worked actively to maintain Israeli influence in Guatemala.

Among the many points made in the article (http://www.akha.org/content/missiondocuments/verbovillagesriosmontt.html):

  • Israel began selling Guatemala weapons in 1974 and since then is known to have delivered 17 Arava aircraft.
  • Among the other weapons sold by Israel were 10 RBY armored personnel carriers, three Dabur class patrol boats armed with Gabriel missiles, light cannons, machine guns and at least 15,000 Galil assault rifles.
  • Guatemalan business leaders reportedly pumped large illegal contributions into the Reagan campaign coffers. Their tentacles reached right into the core of the new administration through the lobbying activities of the Hannaford-Deaver law firm of White House troika member Michael Deaver.
  • Congress, however, did not change its attitude about Guatemala, and as late as 1985 remained adamant about denying it military aid. In 1981, Reagan’s Secretary of State Alexander Haig “urged Israel to help Guatemala.” In July 1985 Israel helped the administration move a shipment of 40 assault rifles with advanced night sights and 1,000 grenade launchers from Israel to Guatemala on a KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) flight.
  • The following year the factory began manufacturing entire Galil rifles under license from Israel.
  • The EGP said in 1983 that there were 300 Israeli advisers in Guatemala, working “in the security structures and in the army.” Other reports were less specific as to numbers, but suggested that these Israeli advisers, “some official, others private,” performed a variety of functions.
  • Israeli noncommissioned officers were also said to have been hired by big landowners to train their private security details.
  • In 1979, the Guatemalan interior minister paid a “secret and confidential” visit to Israel, where he met with the manufacturers of “sophisticated police equipment.” In March of the following year Interior Minister Donaldo Alvarez Ruiz was in Israel to conclude an agreement for police training.
  • According to a senior Guatemalan army official, the complex contains “an archive and computer file on journalists, students, leaders, people of the left, politicians, and so on. ” This material is combined with current intelligence reports and mulled over during weekly sessions.
  • One of the most oppressive features of Guatemala’s pacification program is the “civilian self-defense patrols” whose ranks are filled by coercion, with most joining out of fear of being called subversive, and thus marked for torture or execution.

Basically, Israel exported everything they have been perfecting on the Palestinians into Guatemala, with the ongoing assistance of various elements in the US government, religious organizations, and corporations, and sustained over a period of decades. The result, unsurprisingly, is a country absolutely devastated by violence.

It is no accident that the Guatemalans looked to the Israelis for assistance in organizing their campaign against the Indians, and having followed their mentors’ advice, wound up with something that looks quite a bit like the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza strip. As the Israelis wrecked the local economy and turned the occupied territories into a captive market and a cheap labor pool, the Guatemalan military has made economic activity in the occupied highlands all but impossible.

As it is openly acknowledged in the Israeli media that the Palestinian population must not be allowed to exceed the Jewish population, it is common knowledge that the Guatemalan military would like to reduce the Mayan population to a minority.

But most of all there is the unyielding violence of the suppression. The occupation regime Israel has maintained since 1967 over the Palestinians (and its occupation of the Syrian Golan Heights, the Egyptian Sinai and Southern Lebanon) has trained “an entire generation of Israelis…to impose Israeli rule over subject peoples.” “The Israeli soldier is a model and an example to us,” Gen. Benedicto Lucas said in 1981.

How does one call it anything but satanic?

the particular contribution

Last week, amid everything going on with the Catholic Church, the Latin American Herald Tribune reported that Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom had an audience with the pope at the Vatican. The two men “analyzed the international situation and the challenges presented by poverty, crime and emigration,” meeting alone for twenty minutes in the pope’s library.

The visit, the Vatican said, has highlighted the good relations between church and state in Guatemala and the particular contribution that the Catholic Church offers for the development of that Central American country. Colom invited the pope to visit Guatemala, the president’s aides said. After the audience, Colom met with the Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, and the Holy See’s de facto foreign minister, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti.

Hmm. Sounds important. Pope John Paul II visited Guatemala three times, in 1983, 1996, and 2002.

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Guatemala (source)

Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, used to be Chiquita’s top legal counsel. Chiquita, along with other corporations like Coca Cola, ExxonMobil, Occidental Petroleum and Drummond Co., have reportedly made arrangements in the past with death squads. As reported here:

After we restored order and became the local agents of law enforcement, managers for Chiquita and Dole plantations relied upon us to respond to their complaints…We would also get calls from the Chiquita and Dole plantations identifying specific people as “security problems” or just “problems.” Everyone knew that this meant we were to execute the identified person. In most cases those executed were union leaders or members or individuals seeking to hold or reclaim land that Dole or Chiquita wanted for banana cultivation, and the Dole or Chiquita administrators would report to the AUC that these individuals were suspected guerillas or criminals.

So, assassinate union leaders and report them as suspected guerillas or criminals. Check. After serving as top legal counsel, get promoted to Attorney General of the US. Check.

Chiquita used to be the United Fruit Company, a company with connections back to George Bush, the CIA, and the Rockefellers.

At the end of May, the Central Intelligence Agency declassified 1,400 pages of reports on the 1954 coup it engineered in Guatemala to remove president Jacobo Arbenz from office. Arbenz became a target of U.S. imperialism for threatening to carry out modest land reforms against the interests of produce giant, United Fruit Company. In 1952, U.S. president Harry Truman gave the secret police approval to begin shipping guns and money to opposition forces and training mercenaries.

The released documents show that CIA cops trained assassins to kill 58 people put on a “disposal list.” They include a 22-page how-to manual on murder. Secret intelligence officials claim none of the missions were carried out. The list of CIA targets were also subjected to “nerve war,” which included death threats, phone calls “preferably between 2 and 5 A.M.,” frame-ups, and other forms of intimidation. Less than 1 percent of the CIA files on the Guatemala coup were included in the declassification, with many details blacked out. (source)

That was the beginning…

In the 1980s alone, the Guatemalan military and its death squads killed over 100,000 people. Entire Indian villages were massacred….What brought down the wrath of this company and of the CIA was President Jacobo Arbenz Guzm n’s attempt to distribute uncultivated lands owned by United Fruit to landless peasants. (source)

Let me recap that: The CIA and other death squads killed over 100,000 (in the 1980s, 200,000 over the whole period) Guatemalans BECAUSE back in the 1950s Arbenz tried to distribute uncultivated land owned by UFC to landless peasants.

I believe that’s what it says.

Think about that for a minute. What kind of murderous depravity is that?

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Other more recent organized crime activities in Guatemala include…

Child pornography scandal in Jutiapa, Guatemala: a child pornography ring that drugged and abused school students, ages 11 to 16, in the production of pornographic videos. The students were residents of a state-run school. The parents received death threats.

Children for sale: Guatemalan pedo-paradise: “Using hidden cameras, NBC solicited a child from a Guatemalan baby broker for an American man with a history of sex crimes against children. The broker tells the undercover reporter that the easiest way to get the adoption approved is to either bribe the police for a clean background check or just remove this information from the adoption home study.”

Spanish accused pedophile who works with children in Guatemala: He was accused of being part of a network of pedophiles, raping children, record and disseminate the footage online. In the network was known as ‘Darzee’. He managed to gain the trust of the people who hired him as a caretaker of children, camp counselor, teacher and organizer of festivals. Jordá spent three months in prison and fled out of Spain. It was to hide in a secluded place in Guatemala that are only accessible by boat. His work since then is the caretaker of the center, with 200 children in their care.

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Aangirfan tells us about Catholics and the CIA.

1. CIA ties to the Jesuits:

  • Robert Gates, US Secretary of Defence, is a graduate of the Jesuit Georgetown University.
  • George Tenet is a graduate of the Jesuit Georgetown University.
  • Leon Panetta is a graduate of the Jesuit Santa Clara University.
  • William Casey was a graduate of the Jesuit Fordham University.
  • McCone was an administrator at a Jesuit university in Chicago.
2. Allegedly, Catholic orphanages supplied children for mind-control, sexual abuse and blackmail by the CIA:
  • According to an article entitled George Bush, The CIA, Mind Control & Child Abuse, “the CIA’s first widespread use of sex came from a program to blackmail United States politicians conducted by Edwin Wilson.
  • “The political targets were enticed to live out their sexual fantasies in the flesh. With hidden cameras ready the unsuspecting politician would be filmed, which would later be used to blackmail him into supporting the agency’s projects and views.
  • “Wilson’s skill in these matters dated back to the early 1950s, when he took over a network of homosexual and pedophile rings from CIA asset and McCarthy Committee counsel Roy Cohn”

Detective James Rothestein, a respected former New York City vice officer said of Cohen:
Cohn’s job was to run the little boys.

Say you had an admiral, a general, a congressman, who did not want to go along with the program.  Cohn’s job was to set them up, then they would go along. Cohn told me that himself.

  • As an attorney, Roy Cohn represented John Gotti, Carmine Gambino, and Fat Tony Salerno, all of whom could have helped him in his criminal activities.
    He advised Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.

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Excerpts from The Franklin Coverup by John W. DeCamp reveal additional connections between the CIA, politicians, sexual blackmail, the Catholic Church, and Guatemala:

[Craig] Spence, accord­ing to friends, was also car­ry­ing out homo­sex­ual black­mail oper­a­tions for the CIA…Larry King’s activ­i­ties were dis­cov­ered through an inves­ti­ga­tion into Spence’s operations….De Camp alleges that both Spence and King were involved with the Iran-Contra imbroglio.

…Other sources have noted the role of sex­ual black­mail oper­a­tions in the con­text of power pol­i­tics and the world of covert oper­a­tions. One of the most pow­er­ful alleged play­ers on this stage is Robert Keith Gray.

“The career of another Nebraskan, Robert Keith Gray, illu­mi­nates this milieu and why it would be so con­ge­nial to a per­son like Larry King. Gray is the chair­man and CEO of Hill and Knowl­ton, one of the two biggest pub­lic rela­tions firms in the world, with such blue-chip clients as AT&T, IBM, Xerox, and DuPont. CBS-TV’s 60 Min­utes has called Hill and Knowl­ton ‘by far, the biggest, most influ­en­tial PR firm in Wash­ing­ton,’ adding that ‘crit­ics accuse them of being an unelected shadow gov­ern­ment.’ Gray first came to Wash­ing­ton D.C. dur­ing the Eisen­hower Admin­is­tra­tion, as Ike’s appoint­ments sec­re­tary and then sec­re­tary of the cab­i­net. He went to Hill and Knowl­ton in 1961. Gray played a role in Ronald Reagan’s 1976 pres­i­den­tial cam­paign and, in 1980, he was deputy direc­tor of com­mu­ni­ca­tions. Report­ing directly to Bill Casey.”

…Gray is also report­edly a spe­cial­ist in homo­sex­ual black­mail oper­a­tions for the CIA.”

…De Camp alleges that the oper­a­tions in which Wil­son, Ter­pil and Gray allegedly engaged in were an exten­sion of the activ­i­ties of for­mer Joseph McCarthy aide Roy Cohn.

Again…

‘Cohn’s job was to run the lit­tle boys. Say you had an admi­ral, a gen­eral, a con­gress­man, who did not want to go along with the pro­gram. Cohn’s job was to set them up, then they would go along. Cohn told me that him­self.’

Some of the little boys came from South America.

…Gray’s activ­i­ties over­lap those activ­i­ties of the Iran-Contra scan­dal and also the milieu of the Bush fam­ily. The Catholic youth home Covenant House was impli­cated in orga­nized child molesta­tion and also had ties to the Bushes.

“Lauded by the Rea­gan and Bush Admin­is­tra­tions as a show­case for the pri­va­ti­za­tion of social ser­vice, Covenant House had expanded into Guatemala as a gate­way to South Amer­ica. Accord­ing to intel­li­gence com­mu­nity sources, the pur­pose was pro­cure­ment of chil­dren from South Amer­ica for exploita­tion in a pedophile ring. The flag­ship Guatemalan mis­sion of Covenant House was launched by a for­mer busi­ness part­ner of Nicaraguan dic­ta­tor Anas­ta­sio Somoza–Roberto Ale­jos Arzu–who had ties to the CIA, accord­ing to the Vil­lage Voice of Feb. 20, 1990. The Voice quoted Jean-Marie Simon, author of Guatemala: Eter­nal Spring, Eter­nal Tyranny: ‘It’s like hav­ing Idi Amin on the board of Amnesty International.’”

Perhaps we can pause here to remember the Sabbateans and the history of the Jesuits. And why it makes perfect sense that all those CIA directors would come out of Jesuit universities and go on to oversee these despicable operations described at these links.

This is not a coincidence.

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These sexual blackmail operations have evidently continued to the present day. A Wayne Madsen report from 2006 details the role of certain politicians in these scandals, and the further connection to Guatemala.

WMR has learned that the GOP for a number of years has used pipelines like the House and Senate page systems, political indoctrination organizations like the College Republicans, juvenile “diversion programs,” and religious-connected political groups like to groom young men for the predatory sexual appetites of older male GOP members of Congress.

But it is not just young men who are groomed by the GOP predators. Republican Rep. Jerry Weller of Illinois, who is married to the daughter of Guatemalan ex-dictator (and fundamentalist Christian) Gen. Efrain Rios Montt, is rumored to have conducted an illicit affair with a 16-year old female page. This comes at a time when the United States and John Bolton, a supporter of Rios Montt, are attempting to sway the United Nations into electing Guatemala to the UN Security Council. Former CIA officials, well aware of the human rights abuses by past and current members of Guatemala’s oligarchy, have leaked information on Weller, former CIA Director Porter Goss, and others to point out that the agency, as far back as the 1960s when Goss served as a Latin American CIA agent, routinely used Mexican and Guatemalan female teens to entrap U.S. and foreign political figures. The “outing” of right-wing Republican Weller, the son-in-law of Rios Montt and champion of Guatemala’s oligarchy, as a predator, is no coincidence. It is meant to shine a light on this old blackmail network during a time when Goss’ name and those of jailed Rep. Randy “Duke” Cunningham, Kyle “Dusty” Foggo, Brant “Nine Fingers” Bassett, and ADCS contractor Brent Wilkes have arisen again during a House Intelligence Committee investigation of Shirlington Limousine and the transport of young prostitutes of both sexes to “poker parties” at the Watergate and Westin Hotels in Washington, DC. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Peter Hoesktra, Goss’s replacement, seems more interested in covering up this scandal than in discovering the truth.

For more on John Bolton, I direct you back to Aangirfan: The psychopathic gangsters who run society, January 2009.

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Let’s have that top story again now. This time I will leave some space so you can read between the lines.

The visit, the Vatican said,

has highlighted the good relations

between church and state in Guatemala

and the particular contribution

that the Catholic Church offers

for the development of that Central American country.

Yes, whatever that means.

the corruption spreads out in every direction

Starting at Penny’s: Drasius Keyds - When the law failed him, he got justice!

He is a Dad, a Father, who shot dead a judge and senior politician who molested his daughter.

Keyds’ nightmare began a year ago when daughter Deimantela told him about a meeting set up by his then fiancee with Judge Jonas Furmanavicziusa and the Speaker of Lithuania’s parliament , Andrius Us.

The pair allegedly raped and abused the youngster who reported her ordeal to her father.

But a year long campaign for a police investigation failed when detectives told Keyds there was not enough evidence to proceed with a case.

So after a year of stalling and other such baloney. He gunned them down.

…”Stories of my four-year old daughter about naked men, her being undressed, her being licked and requests to lick big sysalai (as the little girl calls men’s genital organs), dripping out cream, her being covered with that “natural” cream, becoming of sysalas very little (after the “cream” run out), putting sysalas into her mouth, its pulling forward/ back, shouting strange sounds, putting and pulling sysalas in the room, bathroom, lavatory… everywhere, always, hundreds of times when she visited her “Mummy” at weekends (even on Christening day of my daughter) do not move none of officers involved in prejudicial inquiry. Nothing happened here… The girl is alive. Her mother got money from those with big sysalai for living.”

From the full letter:

Ten psychologists that participated in interrogations were not able to determine “lies” of the child. However, all this does not mean anything in our Legal State. Categorical request of prosecutors to constantly interrogate the child (after she was interrogated and examined already) allows them to take the decision – the child was not sexually abused.

So now who is wanted for a crime? Drasius Keyds of course. This is part of the continuing cover-up — to accuse the parents who try to defend their children.

INTERPOL denies the necessity to publish arrest warrants for 17 paedo criminals wanted by the Dutch police in the Zandvoort file, but readily publishes the one for Drasius Kedys, victim of the corruption that covers paedocriminality and accused of having gunned down a judge. The largest international police organization, with 188 member countries, has a long history of covering the crimes involving personalities.

INTERPOL is supposed to facilitate cross-border police co-operation, and support and assist all organizations, authorities and services whose mission is to prevent or combat international crime. In truth, INTERPOL refuses to communicate with the organizations that provide evidence of international crimes, when they involve personalities.

INTERPOL & THE ZANDVOORT TRAP IN SWITZERLAND

In 1998, the Belgian organization Werkgroep Morkhoven has exposed the ZANDVOORT file: 88539 unique pictures of real crimes upon children. French and Swiss justice decided of a large scale trap to imprison the parents who filed complaints, with the help of INTERPOL.

The French justice systematically gave the custody of the children to the parent, which these children had accused of sexual abuse. So-called child protection organisations invited the parents who had filed complaints, to run away with their children. They thus exposed these parents to heavy prison sentences for parental abduction. They all kept silent on the Werkgroep Morkhoven that had discovered the file and could help them with undeniable evidence.

The Swiss justice invited these parents to identify their children on the ZANDVOORT file, which the French justice refused to show them. George Glatz, member of the Swiss Parliament and civil-servant of child protection, promised these parents a political asylum. Glatz was setting this trap for years with this promise, thus knowing that Switzerland refuses political asylum to the citizens of so-called “democracies”. The victims have been systematically arrested by INTERPOL and jailed in their homeland since decades.

Scroll to the bottom of the page.

Dr?sius Kedy has presented to his daughter dozens of photographs, cut like a card game, asking her if she recognised among these men, the friends of Andrius. Little Deimantele took the photo of Jonas Furmanavi?ius, Judge at the Court of Kaunas and said: “this is Jonas”.

Blame the parents. Blame the child. They’re already powerless.

Scroll to the top of the page to read about the Zandvoort network of child pornography, which goes back decades. It links into Marc Dutroux. It links into UNICEF. There is a mailing list and close to 100,000 photos.

The address books of the networks CRIES-UNICEF and SPARTACUS are copies of computer files, where the names are listed alphabetically and by code. “GR”, for example, identifies the groups or networks of individuals who promote the trade of picture of real crime and provides protection to one another….The Interpol report on the contents of this CD-ROMS shows 93′081 pictures, of which 88′539 unique specimens, according to the Belgian Federal Police, thus 4′542 duplicates. The Dutch police only forwards 3 CD-ROMS to French justice. One only gathers 710 photographs. The second is a compilation falsely attributed to Marcel Vervloesem of 1600 photographs. The third one assembles the 572 photographs used to make the portraits for the opinion research. This only leaves 2882 photographs, or 3.5% of the complete file.

1987, New York Times: Child sex scandal roils UNICEF unit.

Two UNICEF officials running a pedophile studio in the basement of the building, and their mailing list.

The scandal erupted last week, when the Belgian police arrested Jos Verbeek, 63 years old, the director of Unicef’s Belgian committee, and charged him with inciting minors to debauchery. The arrest followed the discovery of a secret photographic studio in the basement of the Brussels building where the committee’s offices are housed. The studio was used to take pornographic photographs of children, many of whom were of North African origin, the police said. #1,000 Photos Seized The police said more than 1,000 such photographs were seized, along with a mailing list of some 400 names in 15 European countries that had been prepared on the Unicef office computer. Similar photographs found in several other European countries appear to have been taken in the Unicef office in Brussels, according to investigators. Among those arrested was another Unicef employee, Michel Felu, 45, who the police say organized evening computer classes for children in the organization’s offices. These children were then sometimes made to pose for pornographic photographs, the police said.

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How do these rings go on and on and on for decades? The lady justice must be taking her blindfold off from time to time. Like she must take the blindfold off every time anyone gets near to exposing someone powerful who is involved.

Henry Makow wrote specifically about pedophile judges: When pedophile judges fear exposure.

Under a thin veneer of Law, we are governed by a secret network of traitors, pedophiles, Satanists and criminals, masquerading as prominent lawyers and judges, politicians, businessmen and police chiefs.

They are often Freemasons who derive their power from the central banking cartel based in London which controls the mass media and seeks to impose its tyranny in the guise of “world government.”

If you don’t believe me, you’ve probably never heard  the names Renate Andres-Auger, Jack Cram and Bruce Clark. They are Vancouver lawyers who were dragged from the courtroom, drugged, disbarred and committed to a mental asylum when they attempted to expose this clique in the 1990’s.

Beautiful Vancouver B.C., site of the 2010 Winter Olympics, was described by the Christian Science Monitor in 1997 as “a pedophile paradise,” a place known for its “notorious sex trade,” with an international reputation “as a city where it is easy to find a child for sex.” In 1999, UNESCO named Vancouver one of the world’s top three centers for sex trafficking, child porn and pedophilia because of “suspected judicial protection for child sex offenders.”

This problem spreads out in every direction.

It’s so big most people cannot believe it, because it means that the pedophiles are not some creeps off in drug dens or otherwise cut off from the society of normal people. On the contrary. The pedophiles walk around among us.

Look here. Pedophiles don’t wear a sign around their necks. They blend right in.

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You can read more about the British Columbia case here.

This also cross references to the serial killer business (Dave McGowan, There’s Something About Henry). One of the accused murderers in Vancouver, Willie Pickton, may have had accomplices.

Consider the violence in Cuidad Juarez.

And a comment by Dan at Henry’s Makow’s piece gives us even more directions to look in. It’s a pattern of genocide:

Perhaps the most insidious companion in the pattern of genocide is the abduction and exploitation of target groups children and women who turn up victims in pedophile and sex slavery rings operated for the elite politicians. Anywhere these things come to light, they all go together as part of the same pattern of genocide. While sterilizing the target groups women through covert eugenics practices developed most notably by Nazi scientists using the death camps as research labs, we find evidence that the elite are also using target group children for their sexual entertainment, as well as for human sacrifice in their Luciferian rituals.
Not only is this heinous enough to know has gone on in one’s own country, one’s own ‘backyard’, it gives the game away that the common denominator between the governing elites of these nations know no borders. Evidence that they’re covertly connected.
When discovered and exposed, we also see how all the supposedly separate establishments the country come into action in unison to suppress the information coming to light.
1. The FBI and RCMP each have gone on record saying it doesn’t exist, or such cases that they can’t explain away completely are ‘isolated incidents’, always stopping investigation and prosecution with low level procurers. Witnesses have died questionable deaths in the hundreds around such cases as the Omaha Franklin case (USA, 80’s), and the Residential School genocide program (Canada).
2. The media ignores the stories, or if ‘pressed’ spread disinformation and white wash.
3. Attorneys and advocates who dare to take the cases to court and government bodies tend to be framed as mentally unstable. Careers ruined. Sometimes murdered in questionable ’suicides’ such as a couple of cases where men supposedly shot themselves in the back of the head - twice.

He also mentions orphanages.

We know now that the same pattern and modus operandi of covert genocide on target groups in both Canada and the US. As a matter of fact the same pattern has come to light in the UK and Europe.
The markers of ‘quiet’ and covert genocide are,
1. isolation or the target group’s children in separate schools, and orphanages in general.
2. harmful medical ‘treatment’ under cover of state clinics.

Sterilization, and vaccinations which cause illness and immune deficiency throughout life. Autism for instance.

Orphanages. That brings us to Haiti and all the orphaned children in Haiti, and all the important people who have rushed down there to “help.” People like Jorge Puello and Laura Silsby.

Yesterday when I wrote about Russia and the oligarchs, Haiti came up again. I was trying to find out the name of the orphanage that Israel Flying Aid and Orange Israel Telecommunications are rebuilding in Port au Prince to house over 200 children.

But I just can’t find the name of it anywhere. It seems to be a closely guarded secret.

Well you know, I’m sure they’re shy about publicizing all their good works.

Puello arrested, but will he finger the ring?

Great find over at Penny’s via Maggie that police in the Dominican Republic arrested Puello. Penny also notes that Silsby was caught trying to smuggle *other* children before the children that caused her to be arrested.

Most importantly:

“According to documents of the US and Dominican authorities… this person is an important part of a network of alien smugglers (targeting) women and children from Central America and the Caribbean,” added Lebron. (source)

He is “an important part of a network” means he works in a human trafficking ring smuggling women and children from Central America and the Caribbean.

Who runs organized crime?

Now to see how much of that ring we might learn about as a result of his arrest.

Regarding the charges in Vermont, from the Salt Lake Tribune (Some Mormons would be interested in this no doubt…):

Authorities also have an outstanding warrant for his arrest on an alleged U.S. parole violation following a 2003 federal indictment out of Vermont accusing him of smuggling illegal migrants from Canada into the United States.

Puello was living in Canada at the time and said he was working undercover for U.S. authorities.

Okaaay. He was also running operations from Canada into the US. Maybe even officially “on the payroll” at the same time.

Funny that they decided to “find him” now. Did something need to be resolved first? Some evidence taken care of or something? He was detained by request of the US leaving a McDonald’s restaurant. That indicates he had been moving around freely in the Dominican Republic, a small country. But now it’s time to bring him in. Why now?

And funny that his MOM is going to represent him in court and believes the entire community will come out to support him. (source)

Is she talking about the Sephardic community in the Dominican Republic? Chabad? If they’re so supportive, can’t they provide him with an actual attorney so he doesn’t have to rely on his mother?

A judge has 30 days to meet with Puello, Dominican authorities, and an attorney representing the U.S. government before deciding whether to honor the government’s extradition request, he said.

Puello is wanted in the U.S. state of Vermont and in Canada for smuggling illegal immigrants, and in the U.S. city of Philadelphia for probation violations related to fraud charges, said a statement from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

He is wanted in El Salvador for crimes against children; sexual exploitation of minors for pornography and prostitution; organized crime; and human trafficking, ICE said. Interpol issued an arrest warrant for Puello at El Salvador’s request.

Puello has denied all of the allegations. His mother, Soledad Puello, secretary of internal affairs for the National Party of Veterans and Civilians, told The Associated Press on Friday that she will represent him in court.

“In the Dominican Republic … the entire community will come out to defend him,” she said. Soledad Puello had told the AP on Thursday that she and others were negotiating with Salvadoran prosecutors for her son to turn himself in.

I don’t know about counting on the Sephardic community coming out to defend him. I’m thinking, no. I’m thinking they will continue to deny knowing him.

From Failed Messiah on February 15th:

He falsely portrayed himself as a lawyer in the Dominican Republic. He wrongly claimed to be the leader of the country’s Sephardic Jewish community. And he initially told reporters he had never been to El Salvador, but now says he has deep connections to the Central American country, including five children there.

Later, Ana Puello married Franco Cerminara, a businessman from Italy, and they moved to South Florida. “That’s when Jorge began to go wrong,” said Cerminara, now retired.

The couple showed a photo of a young Jorge in a starched white military academy uniform in the Dominican Republic. But as a 15-year-old in Miami, they said, he began dating a stripper, who was a single mother and 10 years older than him. He soon left home for Philadelphia, where Cerminara said he was convicted of bank fraud and later moved to Puerto Rico to work as a hotel receptionist.

At some point, he apparently served in the U.S. military. A family photo shows him in fatigues standing next to two Army trucks. Puello said he served in the Army from 1996-2000 but gave no further details.

About four years ago, he emerged in Santo Domingo saying he wanted to establish a Sephardic Jewish community. Cerminara and Ana Puello said everyone in their family is Catholic and that Jorge Puello’s converted on his own. “He is Jewish by conviction,” she said. “He practices the religion and believes it in his heart.”

The Dominican Republic is home to about 50 Jewish families, a tightly knit and low-key community that includes Sephardim and Ashkenazim, and some had doubts about the new arrival, said Isaac Lalo, secretary of the Centro Israelita de Republica Dominicana, the main synagogue.
Jorge Puello began identifying himself as the “newly elected president of the Jewish Communities of Dominican Republic” in a Jewish newsletter and elsewhere even though he was never elected to any such role and had no congregation.
“This guy has nothing to do with our community,” Lalo said. “Sephardic Jews don’t just set up a community out of the blue.”

So here’s what we now know:

1. Puello was known by the tiny Dominican Jewish community for approximately four years.
2. He was not denounced by that Jewish community until after news of his criminal background surfaced last week.
3. While questions remain about who converted him or if he was converted at all, there is no record of any part of the Jewish community denouncing him or questioning his Judaism until after his criminal record was made public last week.
4. Chabad’s claim that they did not know Puello and had never heard of him are simply not believable in a community as small as the Dominican Jewish community. And a source points out Puello at one point prayed regularly at Chabad.
5. Puello’s claims of being the head of the Sefardic Community of the Dominican Republic were known for some time by the Jewish community. There is no record of any denunciation of those claims until after Puello’s criminal history surfaced last week.

Video from aangirfan:

Who led him into problems? Must be those other people in the ring. Damn them.
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Who are the other people in the ring???

Well, you can always read my little series on the curious case of Moshe Saba’s helicopter crash and ZAKA rushing to Haiti right afterwards for some background on related trafficking issues, starting here.

And you can read about organized crime in the TBA (South America), starting here.

That’s just for starters.

big meeting in mexico

1. well what have we here? clinton, gates, napolitano, blair and mullen all to visit mexico together? WHATEVER FOR? FIVE heavies? i would think this means something is definitely up or going down or coming unglued or something in mexico, because this Merida initiative is a device that COORDINATES the two countries on drug trafficking and organized crime

WASHINGTON – Drug-related violence blamed for last weekend’s death of two U.S. citizens in the border city of Juarez will be at the top of the agenda when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Mexico next week, Washington’s top diplomat for Latin America said Friday.

The situation in Ciudad Juarez, just across the border from El Paso, Texas, “is very serious,” Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela told reporters at a briefing on Clinton’s upcoming trip.

Her visit will be the occasion for a meeting of the bilateral High Level Consultative Group to review the progress of the Merida initiative, a U.S.-funded regional plan to battle drug cartels and organized crime.

Mexico has received hundreds of millions of dollars in crime-fighting aid under the initiative.

Clinton will be accompanied to Mexico by Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen, Valenzuela said.

Lesley Ann Enriquez, an official at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, and husband Arthur H. Redelfs were killed last Saturday by gunmen who fired on their vehicle on a busy street in the Mexican city.

The couple’s baby, riding in the backseat, was not harmed.

Mexican citizen Jorge Alberto Salcido, the husband of another consulate employee, died in a similar attack minutes later.

Valenzuela called the killings in Juarez a “reminder of the challenges both countries are facing.”

Turf battles among drug cartels and the security forces’ struggle against the illegal trade have claimed nearly 19,000 lives in Mexico since December 2006, when current President Felipe Calderon took office.

Vowing to crush the cartels, Calderon has deployed 50,000 soldiers and 20,000 federal police to the country’s most conflictive areas, yet the pace of drug-related killings has only accelerated, from 2,700 people in 2007 to 7,724 fatalities last year.

This year’s death toll has already topped 2,000. EFE

source

2. text of the Merida initiative (source) — the way the two countries cooperate to “fight” organized crime and drug trafficking, but somehow the pace of killings has doubled since this initiative went into play. weird huh? like it was less deadly *before* they started cooperating. wtf huh? hey wait a second….

Joint Statement of the Merida Initiative High-Level Consultative Group

U.S. Department of State

Following is the joint statement issued by the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General, the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Director of National Drug Control Policy of the United States and the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, the Secretary of National Defense, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Public Security, and the Under Secretary of the Navy of Mexico, who together with other senior government officials met December 19, 2008, as the Merida Initiative High-Level Consultative Group:

Begin Text:

Presidents Felipe Calderon and George Bush met in Merida, Mexico in March 2007 and reviewed the broad range of issues affecting our two countries. The Joint U.S.-Mexico Communiqué issued on March 14, 2007 recognized the threat posed by organized crime and drug trafficking to both nations and our shared responsibility to address this threat. Moreover, the Presidents reaffirmed the commitment of our two countries to establish a lasting partnership to expand and intensify cooperation in what we have come to call the Merida Initiative. The Merida Initiative High-Level Consultative Group held its inaugural meeting today to discuss progress to date on these critical issues, and to chart a course for future cooperation.

Since the 2007 Summit in Merida, the Government of Mexico has taken bold and unprecedented steps to confront organized crime and violence, often at great cost. As his administration enters into its third year, President Felipe Calderon has reiterated and clearly demonstrated his commitment to combat, head-on, drug-trafficking and organized crime. The Government of the United States has supported this effort by increasing the provision of information and technical assistance and by complementary steps to stop the trafficking of illegal weapons from the United States, impede bulk currency smuggling across our border, reduce the domestic demand for illicit drugs, and combat drug trafficking and organized crime in the United States.

To provide resources for an enhanced security cooperation partnership as set forth in the 2007 Summit, President Bush sought funding from Congress for the “Merida Initiative.” The Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2008, signed by President Bush on June 30, provided $400 million to fund training, equipment and other assistance under the Merida Initiative in Mexico, an initial installment of a multi-year, $1.4 billion program of support. On December 3, Mexico and the United States signed a Letter of Agreement (LOA) making available the first $197 million of this package.

Even before the signing of the LOA, Mexico and the United States have taken steps to strengthen our law enforcement and security cooperation by accelerating existing efforts and by focusing previously agreed upon assistance in areas that will advance the objectives of the Merida Initiative. In this regard, we have already:

· Enhanced forensic capabilities, including the inauguration of a new forensics lab in Mexico;

· Strengthened ties to investigate cross-border financial flows and combat money laundering;

· Expanded collaboration to trace weapons and stop the illegal export of arms used by drug organizations;

· Developed technical requirements for the transfer of counter-drug aviation assets;

· Increased the number of fugitive apprehensions and extraditions;

· Deployed X-ray equipped vans and radiation monitoring technology; and

· Increased intelligence sharing on transnational drug trafficking organizations.


The breadth and depth of the cooperation between the United States and Mexico in confronting transnational organized crime and security threats requires new institutional mechanisms to ensure effective coordination, the timely use of operational intelligence, and the efficient use of resources. Our governments intend therefore to establish before the end of 2009, a bilateral follow-up and implementation mechanism in Mexico City where officials of the United States and Mexico will work together to carry out mutually agreed assistance projects, monitor results, and revise and update cooperative activities under the Merida Initiative.

In the meantime, we direct our agencies to convoke a bilateral working level meeting in Mexico City to discuss implementation over the next 12 months. This meeting should establish priorities and identify potential problem areas and specific solutions. This meeting should take place as early as practical in 2009 to ensure activities under the Merida Initiative unfold smoothly.

We intend to continue working on key issues that affect the national security of our countries and developing specific dialogue mechanisms with a view to strengthen cooperation and information exchanges.

Future meetings of the High-Level Consultative Group are important to provide guidance, chart the way forward, renew priorities, review accomplishments, and consider new or revised objectives. We recommend that the Consultative Group meet again during the second half of 2009.

We also recognize the importance of close engagement with the countries of Central America and the Caribbean in addressing the common threats emanating from organized crime. A successful Merida Initiative must have a strong regional and hemispheric component, and we intend to explore ways to ensure that our bilateral U.S.-Mexico partnership addresses this dimension.

Criminality and violence threaten the security and prosperity of both Mexico and the United States. Our success in confronting organized crime and narcotics trafficking depends on our continued cooperation and our ability to strengthen this new strategic partnership. The Merida Initiative reflects this spirit of renewed collaboration based on the principle of joint responsibility and provides us with a mechanism to ensure our cooperation is effective and successful.


The Merida Initiative is a first and important step towards a common strategy to confront transnational security threats. We are confident that it will serve as the foundation for deeper and wider cooperation on joint security challenges.

Rome: “the promised land for foreign mafias”

The UK has a very serious crime problem. Where do all these criminals come from?

In Farnworth, near Bolton, Greater Manchester (the upper red zone on the map):

A wealthy businesswoman was forced to watch her nine-year-old son being threatened at knifepoint by travellers during a vicious raid. Clare Topcu, 46, was tied up and her young son Demir beaten when the two yobs burst into their luxury farmhouse in the dead of night whilst stealing roof slates….At Bolton Crown Court, one of the attackers Romanian traveller Visinel Andrei who claimed to be 16, was allowed to be named and given six years youth custody after he admitted robbery and false imprisonment….He told officers he had been pressured into taking part in the robbery by older Romanian men and that he had gone into the house with another man who has not been caught. (Mail on Sunday)

“Romanian traveller?” There must be someone at every newspaper whose job is to make up euphemisms.

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In December 2009, the Telegraph UK reported on organized mafias in Rome. The organized crime syndicates have decided to cooperate with each other, as it’s better for business if they don’t go stepping on each others’ toes.

The impoverished south of Italy has been the traditional power base for the country’s four mafia groups – Sicily’s Cosa Nostra, the Camorra from Campania, the ‘Ndragheta of Calabria and the lesser known Sacra Corona Unita in Puglia….In moving north, mafia gangsters have developed a new, less overt modus operandi. Rather than collecting protection money from restaurants, shops and businesses, as they do in southern cities like Naples and Palermo, they are laundering the proceeds of crime by buying into legitimate enterprises [restaurants, etc. - ed.]. …The city’s international airport at Fiumicino, and the sea port of Civitavecchia just to the north, have become key points for drug trafficking. Criminal activity in Rome was now on a par with southern Italy, Libera Informazione claimed.

And to make matters worse, the organized crime families in Italy have joined forces with organized crime rings from other countries.

Mafiosi had become much more powerful and sophisticated in recent years, expanding into prostitution, drug trafficking, the counterfeiting of consumer goods and illegal building. In a disturbing trend, godfathers have struck up alliances with Chinese, Russian, Albanian and Romanian organised criminals operating in Rome, with the capital now “the promised land for foreign mafias”.

In July last year, police arrested seven alleged mafia members suspected of attempting to buy into the Lazio soccer team [to launder money - ed.]. … After the offer was turned down, the Casalesi allegedly tried purchasing shares in the club through front companies based in Switzerland or Hungary. Police said the attempt to acquire a soccer club was “a new phenomenon”.

The mafia has no shortage of cash to invest. An Italian think tank, Eurispes, estimated earlier this year that criminal syndicates earned 130 billion euros, or nine per cent of Italy’s GDP, in 2008. Drugs made up nearly half the revenue, followed by the illegal dumping of environmental waste.

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I believe it. And you know who else keeps popping up? Spain. You know when you don’t see someone for months on end and then all of a sudden you bump into them five times in one week? It’s like that. Ever since I started looking into the Sabbateans, I see Spain every time I turn around.

But look how they work together. If you focus on Russians or Romanians or Spanish or British, you lose the picture. They work together.

Traces of drugs found on 99% of British bank notesCocaine hidden in frozen fruit, requiring labs to separate and prepare for saleSeven tons of cocaine seized in multinational operation, some dissolved in tubs of molasses, requiring labs to separate and prepare for sale…I guess the drug traffickers know people with nice big laboratories to reconstitute their drugs. How convenient is that?

Investigators in Tenerife have decided that Scott Miller took his own life by ramming a dagger into his throat - despite continuing claims that he was murdered by gangsters. ….A Tenerife journalist, who has investigated the case, believes Miller’s business interests may have been a front for laundering money raised through drugs and arms dealing.

The Romanian Mafia are suspected of controlling much of the south of the island and have previously demonstrated their ruthlessness in dealing with anyone who threatens their operation.

The journalist, who asked not to be named for reasons of personal safety, said: “It is possible Miller failed to cover up his tracks properly and that meant the police started asking awkward questions. “I believe a contract killing was arranged to stop their inquiries getting any further.” The journalist alleges Spanish police recorded Miller’s death as suicide because they are running scared of the mafia, and to close down damaging publicity about the presence of criminal gangs in the holiday island.

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In December 2009, aangirfan wrote about the Romanian election, revealing longstanding ties to the CIA and the KGB.

“According to CIA officials, cited by the New York Times, ‘one jail (secret CIA prison) was a renovated building on a busy street in Bucharest, Romania’. (European Commission Demands Investigations Regarding CIA Secret … / Report details CIA prisons in Europe)

Romania, which is in NATO, has troops in Iraq and in Afghanistan. The 1989 revolt in Romania led to the fall of Ceausescu.

An article apparently written by former Securitate officers (’Was This Your Revolution? This is How It Was!’ Democratia, No. 36, 24-30 Sept. 1990) describes how the CIA and KGB organised the fall of Ceausescu.

Reportedly, key figures in the revolt were working for the CIA and KGB, including Militaru (allegedly a KGB-CIA double agent) and the former Securitate officer and adviser to Ceausescu, Dumitru Mazilu (allegedly a CIA agent), and Silviu Brucan (allegedly both a CIA and KGB agent).

Reportedly, just before the revolt, there were ‘massive arrivals of so-called Hungarian tourists in Timisoara and Soviet tourists in Cluj’.

Aha, like “Hungarian travelers?” The foreign travelers arrive and all hell breaks loose? That sort of thing?

aangirfan: Do Jews run the security services?

In 2006, The Sun reported on the expected UK crime surge when Romania and Bulgaria joined the EU.

In a Sun exclusive yesterday we told how a leaked Cabinet memo shows Britain faces a leap in crime when Romania and Bulgaria join the EU on New Year’s Day. …There are fears that, from next January 1, along with the legitimate workers and holiday-makers coming to our shores there will be many people from the criminal underbelly of the two nations. Immigration Minister Liam Byrne and EU minister Geoff Hoon compiled the leaked report that has been forwarded to Tony Blair and the heads of MI5 and Scotland Yard.

The mafia gained their toehold in the two Balkan nations at the end of the Eighties as the Berlin Wall fell and they cut loose from the Soviet Bloc. As soon as the communists moved out, the gangsters took control of much of the free enterprise that seemed likely to succeed. Soon they were dealing in drugs, people trafficking and fraud.

That’s funny. You know, the oligarchs — Russian Jews — made a bloody fortune at the same time.

The oligarchs’ rise to prominence dates back to the late 1980s and the first meetings of a group of egghead economists known as the “young reformers”. When communism was toppled in 1991, these ambitious young men persuaded Yeltsin to let them kickstart Russia by smashing the centralised economy, liberalising prices and selling off state assets.

Gee Wally, do you really think there’s a connection?

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The Romanian mafia seems to specialize in human trafficking, human slaves.

2005: Sex trade’s reliance on forced labor… and 2010: Czech Mafia Ruthlessly Exploits Bulgarians, Romanians…

A report published by local Czech non-governmental organizations and specialist Czech police departments has revealed mafia exploitation of Bulgarians and Romanians. The documents, announced on Thursday, claims that a significant increase in human trafficking from Bulgaria and Romania for cheap labor has been observed, with the citizens of both countries being turned into true slaves. After the accession of both countries to the European Union in 2007, “the importation of a work force from Romania and Bulgaria” increased dramatically due to the lack of a required work permit in the Czech Republic for the those citizens. “This criminal business turned out to be very profitable for the local mafia, which makes millions of Euros a year”, said the report.

Many of the trafficked women end up in Spain.

“Police say that around one third of the women they have rescued from prostitution rackets over the last two years are Romanian. They also believe that Romanian mafias have virtually complete control over prostitution networks in Catalonia, Valencia and Murcia, as well as a significant share of the sex industry in Andalusia and the Balearic Islands.”

And now, March 2010, the so-called Russian Mafia abroad includes up to 300,000 people and dominates organized crime throughout the world (this article is well worth reading in full):

In today’s “Versia,” Ruslan Gorevoy says that law enforcement personnel in many countries — including Spain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, France, Mexico, “and even the US” — have been surprised by how “confidently” criminal groups consisting of people from the former USSR now dominate their national criminal worlds (versia.ru/articles/2010/mar/01/russkaja_mafija).

Indeed, the “Versiya” reporter continues, the Russian groups, which include “up to 300,000 of our compatriots,” have succeeded in pushing aside local groups and establishing their own “spheres of influence” to the point that they no longer need to “clarify relations with the help of arms.”

Of course, the “Russian mafia” is another euphemism, since the top people carry Israeli passports.

The state of Israel is a major factor in the rise in power of the Jewish Mafia, Jewish drug dealers, child porn pushers and slave traders. The CIA has commented that there is no major “Russian” Mob figure that does not carry an Israeli passport but the Israeli state refuses to take any action against the gangsters. The power of the Jewish gangs is wielded more ruthlessly than any other criminal gang. All of whom are free from prosecution in Israel. Israel does not consider these to be crimes so long as the victims are non-Jews and the Israeli state will not extradite its citizens to non-Jewish countries.

So why are they all meeting in ROME? Well for one thing, because it’s convenient, and for another thing, because the Sabbateans are also in Rome. So we’re good, see?

Church of the Gesu (Jesuit headquarters), Rome

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In closing, here’s a 2004 story from The Sun, found on this message board.

This is organized crime, trafficking poor little girls into sex slavery in the UK and elsewhere, and please note, dumping them into the ocean if that seems more convenient.

From OLIVER HARVEY in Vlora, Albania
THE Sun today exposes a sex slave scandal in which 1,400 innocent young girls a year are smuggled to Britain to work as prostitutes. The racket is run by the Albanian Mafia and I tracked down one of its key figures in an undercover operation. I posed as a pimp from London and within minutes of us meeting he offered to ship children to the UK for me - for only £527 each. And - with sickening callousness - he boasted he would transport ten for the price of nine. We reveal the sordid trade only 48 hours after police smashed an African child-slavery gang importing kids to London.

I travelled to Albania to infiltrate the sex-slave trafficking mobs. The investigation led me to hear accounts from a string of girls who had been raped, beaten and forced to work in brothels abroad. Some were sold like animals by their families for £1,000. The underworld - in Albania and Britain - is reaping huge profits from the booming business.

Our rendezvous with the Albanian mobster was at the isolated Kalaja restaurant on cliffs towering above the Ionian Sea. A contact in the Albanian criminal fraternity in London had put us in touch with a middleman in the smuggler’s paradise of Vlora, southern Albania. After a flurry of mobile phone calls we were told to meet the hoodlum at 3pm. I arrived ten minutes early with a bodyguard and an interpreter. Meanwhile, Sun photographer Dan Charity hid in a room 100 metres from our table.

Call … Gyjmi and minder A beige saloon car pulled up at the restaurant soon after and two thick-set men in their 40s got out. One, wearing slacks, Italian loafers and sporting a chunky signet ring, was introduced to us as Nasi Gyjmi. The other, clad more casually, was his henchman. I told cigar-puffing Gyjmi through the interpreter I needed girls smuggled to the UK. He replied: “No problem. We can take them by boat to Italy.” Then he added: “If you pay for nine you get number ten free.”

I asked how much it would cost and he replied: “One thousand euros (£700) for an adult.” “I can take children across but they must be with an adult. “They’re cheaper. I’ll do it for 750 euros (£527).” He explained: “We have to wait for good weather and dodge the patrols.” I tried to haggle but he said through gritted teeth: “This is my last price.” I said I would would have to check with my boss in London then we shook hands and parted. The ease with which I could have struck a deal then and there shocked me. It proved the people smugglers were undeterred by an Albanian government clampdown ordered in the wake of international pressure.

There was evidence of that blitz by the authorities on the outskirts of Vlora where several rubber speedboats had been confiscated. Such craft are used to carry men, women and children the 100 miles to Italy. The treacherous night crossings last around three hours. Sometimes they end in tragedy, with the human cargo hurled overboard to their deaths to make it easier to evade intercepting Italian vessels.

Clifftop … restaurant where meeting was held But, for the smugglers, the risks are worth it. Some of the speedboats can carry 40 people - raking in up to £28,000 a trip. Albania’s poverty and ancient clan system have allowed organised crime to flourish since its Communist regime fell in 1991. Even the manhole covers on the streets of capital Tirana have been stolen and sold for scrap. Gang bosses can be seen in top- of-the-range Mercedes - stolen to order in Germany - weaving past horse-drawn carts

Some mobsters have made fortunes from drug empires stretching to New York. But, increasingly, they are turning to the lucrative sex industry. In Rome and Milan they have eased out the Italian Mafia to take over prostitution and vice rackets. And in Britain they are operating in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Hull. They are also believed to have made inroads in Telford, Shropshire. As many as 33,000 Albanian women are believed to be working as call girls in the West. Many girls are snared by pimps who pose as caring lovers. A third of those trafficked are simply abducted.

Seized … cops on a confiscated smugglers’ boat One aid worker told The Sun how a 14-year-old was snatched from the streets of Tirana recently as she went to school. She was beaten and forced to work as a prostitute in the city’s top hotels before fleeing to a safe house. She is now too terrified to return to her classes.

Britain’s National Criminal Intelligence Service has said: “The use of kidnap by traffickers appears to be on the increase in the ex-Soviet and Balkan region, in particular with organised criminals in Kosovo and Albania.” Albania, with a population of 3,544,841, has also become the clearing house for the illegal movement of people from eastern Europe, thanks to its location. Thousands of girls from countries including Moldova, Russia, Romania and the Ukraine are wooed by promises of a new life in the West. They arrive via Albania’s neighbours Montenegro and Macedonia. Pimps take them either by boat to Italy or walk them over the mountains into Greece, to the south. They are then given false documents and travel on to work in brothels and saunas in Britain.

The United Nations Children’s’ Fund- UNICEF - confirmed yesterday that child trafficking to Britain was soaring. Spokeswoman Soraya Bermejo said: “We welcome efforts by The Sun to highlight this awful practice. The life of a child has become cheap.”

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Regarding child trafficking for the purposes of sex slaves, snuff films and organ harvesting, let me start by saying this really happens. This is huge business, and it’s protected business because it’s organized crime. Corrupt people on the inside make it possible: politicians, police, social workers, judges, military, doctors, coroners, religious organizations, corporations, etc. You cannot approach a problem like this by giving all these people the benefit of the doubt. You must approach it assuming that some of them are definitely dirty rotten scumbags, and see where news reports confirm that assumption.

NY Rep Eric Massa
No sir, you can’t grope your male staffers like the old days in the Navy. Sorry.
“I make no bones about it. The United States Navy in 1983 and 1984 was incredible bawdy. Incredible.” (TPM Muckraker)
On the Crossing the Line ceremony: “It looks like an orgy in Caligula. And anybody who’s been in the Navy knows it.” Also, Rahm Emanuel bullied him in the Congressional showers. (FOX News)

Unfortunately, when we turn on the teevee and hear about Jihad Jane we are distracted by ridiculous, manufactured news designed to highlight the phony, manufactured terrorism run by evil, corrupt intelligence agencies throughout the world, and we forget that this manufactured activity gets funded by illegal trafficking.

Furthermore, we tend to focus on drug trafficking, as though the drug trafficking network operates in a different universe from the human and child trafficking network. Not so. The organized trafficking networks serve multiple purposes. Corrupt people who traffic drugs will also traffic human beings. They don’t have a fit of morality over it. I don’t think they really give a shit. Guns, drugs, human beings — whatever. It all comes down to money.

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Jorge Puello, fugitive, claims a Dominican Republic military general helped Silsby with the border crossings.

Puello continues to claim no history with Laura Silsby prior to his introduction to her in jail. Instead, he claims, another high-ranking Dominican lawyer, and a Dominican military officer were helping her with documents and other help needed to bring Haitian children into their country. If his claims prove true, one of these named individuals has a past link with trafficking.

…According to Jorge Puello — con man extraordinaire, wayward son, Jewish convert, and wanted sexual trafficker – Laura Silsby and her colleague Charisa Coulter are innocent of trafficking – at least to the best of his knowledge. They were duped, they were played, he puts it simply. That doesn’t mean they didn’t get mixed up with bad people – they did. And he’s not talking about himself, though his emails to Sean Lankford reflect a man who couldn’t daven enough to say he’s sorry for all the trouble he’s caused them. He’s talking about the ‘Lady Lawyer’ behind the famous ‘letter’ Silsby was telling everyone she had – or was supposed to have - and the ‘General’ who was going to assist her in getting into the Dominican Republic with her busload of children.

In response to questions, Puello states that he was put in contact by Silsby with a woman lawyer. The name he provided matches that of a high ranking lawyer and provincial district attorney who is active in Dominican politics. He claims that he contacted this woman when he noticed her name on some legal documents connected to Silsby. When he talked to this lawyer, the women told Puello that Silsby was supposed to go to the border where “the papers were going to be there, ready.” But when the lawyer contact learned that Silsby had been detained, she “got nervous and hung up,” claims Puello. His statements about a ‘General’ helping Silsby also matched Silby’s original statements to me, the night of our meeting, about a Dominican ‘minister’ who was helping her, and had given her his personal assurance her group would have no trouble getting into the Dominican Republic.

So Puello remains at large, somehow, and he is talking to people, and in doing so he is explaining that there are corrupt officials in the Dominican Republic who are involved with human trafficking.

And sure enough, the US canceled some visas of some retired Dominican generals in connection with a drug trafficking ring.

Santo Domingo.- The United States will reportedly question Prisons director, retied general Manuel de Jesus Perez, for the hundreds of phone calls on drug trafficking operations allegedly made from Dominican jails, as the alleged involvement of some of the country’s generals in drug trafficking now focuses on “lists.”

News source 7dias.com.do reports that an investigator revealed that the United States will request nine generals in extradition for their link to the Quirino Paulino case and published a list of the senior military officers wanted in the U.S. for their involvement in drug trafficking….n a phone interview from Washington by CDN Radio, the source said the Paulino case involves 147 military, who have yet to be “touched” by anybody. “They haven’t even been pinched.”

And in other news, the drug money is laundered through real estate.

Arture del Tiempo, Torre Atiemar and 1200kg of cocaine sent from the Dominican Republic to Spain is the probably just the top of the iceberg behind the recent years construction boom in Santo Domingo. What’s more interesting is that President Lionel Fernandez has stated that this project was a model for foreign investments in his country….The Spanish authorities suspect a powerful international network of large drug shipments is behind the case and which launders money by investing in the construction of residences and apartments.

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So…. is Puello now some sort of a good guy for fingering these corrupt Dominicans? What is going on here? Isn’t Puello himself accused of trafficking? Why yes. Yes he is. But somehow he has managed to remain at large while staying in touch with reporters as he tries to clear his name.

Do you think if the authorities wanted to bring Puello in that they could? I think they could. It seems that they don’t want to bring him in. It seems that he is being allowed to remain at large and spread this information. Why?

What purpose does this serve? Is he running a limited hangout? Are a few people going to be sacrificed to protect the larger operation?

What is the larger operation?

What’s worse than drug trafficking and trafficking people across borders illegally for cheap labor or illegal adoptions?

How about using adults and children as sex slaves. How about killing adults and children in snuff films. How about killing adults and children for their organs.

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Mexican  children trafficked into rape camps in San Diego:

In one of several related cases, hundreds of Mexican girls between 7 and 18 were kidnapped or subjected to false romantic entrapment by organized criminal sex trafficking gangs. Victims were then brought to San Diego County, California. Over a 10 year period these girls were raped by hundreds of men per day in more than 2 dozen home based and agricultural camp based brothels.

A Latina medical doctor employed by a U.S. federal agency provided condoms to the victims for years, and was told by her supervisors not to speak out and organize efforts to rescue the victims. This doctor was ordered under threat of legal action to keep quiet about the mass victimization of children in “rape camps.”

Mexican children trafficked into brothels in Queens, NY:

Before the night is over, the girls of “Zona Rosa” - a notorious red-light district just a few blocks from the main tourist drag in this Mexican border town - will make as much as $250 each by selling sex. It’s cold-blooded sexual slavery - forced prostitution that began when they were kidnapped from their small towns in Mexico and Central America and smuggled through a dangerous corridor that leads into the United States. After they work their apprenticeships in Tijuana, many of the girls end up as sexual servants in New York’s illegal brothels.

As many as 17,500 sex slaves are smuggled into the United States each year, according to the latest federal statistics. One out of every three people trafficked into New York is forced into prostitution, according to Safe Horizon, a Manhattan-based human rights organization.

…During a recent trip to Zona Rosa, The News found dozens of cops standing by as hundreds of girls sold sex to strangers.

The Disappeared of Canada:

George Brown’s group documented a link between the disappeared women of the downtown eastside and the trans-pacific organ trafficking network based in China . According to sources within the network, at least a dozen women and men are abducted and murdered every month in Vancouver , their bodies disposed of in protected grave sites on the north shore, and their organs shipped overseas.

Most of the disappeared are homeless men, transient youth or sex trade workers.

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A curious story from Paraguay…

Belgian Couple Murdered in Paraguay

ASUNCION – A Belgian couple was shot to death at their farm in Piribebuy, located 55 kilometers (34 miles) east of Asuncion, when they resisted a robbery attempt by four men, Paraguayan police said on Thursday.

Jacques Pierre F.G. Graulle and his wife, Thoelen Marcelle Roberte Henriette, who owned the Don Juan farm, were killed Wednesday night.

The farm is located on one of the roads that leads to Piribebuy, a town in Central province.

A foreign citizen, who was not identified by police, told investigators she was dining with the couple when four armed men wearing ski masks entered the farmhouse.

Graulle fired at the assailants with his firearm, killing one of the men and wounding another, who fled from the scene with the other two men, the eyewitness said.

Graulle’s body was found on the floor with several gunshot wounds, while his wife was dead in a chair and the assailant’s body was on the floor, police said.

No word what the “robbers” wanted. No word on the identity of the foreign citizen, and why she was not harmed by the “robbers.” No word on what kind of farming is going on there outside of Piribebuy…..

No stories in the Belgium papers either about the death of their compatriots. Nothing to see here.

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Last month I wrote about the Tri-Border Area, where Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina meet.

organized crime paradise

Lots of organized crime and human trafficking takes place in this area.

Paraguay (click to enlarge, source)

The capital of Paraguay, Asuncion, is opposite to the TBA, on the Argentina border, and Paraguay is less than 200 miles across at that point. And there’s a Pan American Highway running along that exact route. How convenient is that?!

Pirebebuy lies 34 miles east of Asuncion, 5 miles south of the Pan American Highway. It’s on that little road between Caacupe and Paraguari (if you enlarge the map). Lots of lush green countryside. Off the beaten path, but not too far off the path. In the middle of nowhere, but on a route to somewhere.

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It appears that Paraguay had a long-standing corruption problem as reported in 2002, at least according to Transparency International, a Berlin-based watchdog group.

“In Paraguay, corruption remains systematic,” the annual report said in giving Paraguay a score of 1.7 out of 10, worse than all but Nigeria and Bangladesh. (Finland received the highest score, with 9.5. The United States was 16th with 7.7.)

…Half the country’s retailers do not pay value added tax on the goods they sell and the government only collects around 35 percent of the taxes it is owed, according to experts. Of those that do file returns, 93 percent cheat in some way, according to one recent study.

The government, prompted by local groups and international institutions such as the World Bank, last year charged a joint parliamentary-civilian commission with changing the culture of graft. Focusing on customs, public-works contracts, and the judiciary – the three main areas where corruption is worst – the commission hopes to identify more offenders and more forcefully punish them.

It appears that Paraguay still had a corruption problem in 2006.

The U.S. Embassy in Paraguay said in its annual report, published Wednesday, that Paraguay suffered from police corruption and an inefficient justice system, both of which had a hand in helping drug trafficking. Benitez responded that the only well founded accusation made by the U.S. embassy in Paraguay had been that against former narcotics division chief Aristides Cabral, who was currently in jail. The U.S. report also detailed international cooperation in the world-wide fight against illegal drugs, and identified Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay as being trafficking routes and money laundering locations.

And as of last year… still a problem.

On January 12th [2009], Martin Ocampos Paez, the director of Paraguay’s Hugua Nandu FM community radio station, was assassinated at his home in the city of Concepcion. The crime raised a red flag for activists concerned with Paraguay’s ongoing battle with large-scale corruption, not to mention those monitoring press freedom. More specifically, members of Paraguay’s journalists union have speculated that Paez’s death was linked to comments he had made regarding ties between high-level Paraguayan politicians and illegal drug trafficking.

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  • There are approximately 5 million people in Paraguay.
  • Ninety-five percent of the people in Paraguay are Roman Catholic.
  • Of the remaining five percent, most of those are Protestant.
  • About 70,000 people are Mormons.
  • About 1,000 are Jews, one of the most isolated groups of Jews in the world.

The great majority of Jews live in the capital, Asuncion.

The Paraguayan community is publicly represented by the Consejo Representativo Israelita de Paraguay. There are at least ten other Jewish organizations, including WIZO, B’nai B’rith, and several youth movements. There are three synagogues: one Ashkenazi, one Sephardi, and one affiliated with Chabad that distributes kosher food to the community. These institutions function without a rabbi. The community maintains a Jewish school, the Colegio Integral Estado de Israel, which provides both primary and secondary education for the majority of Jewish children. There is a Jewish museum with a Holocaust memorial in Asuncion.
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Israel and Paraguay maintain full diplomatic relations.

(http://www.haruth.com/JewsParaguay.html)

The young rabbi of Asuncion Chabad, Levi Feigelstock, was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His wife is from London. (http://www.gelfmagazine.com/archives/sabbath_in_asuncin.php)

The Chabad rabbis are not so different from the thousands of Mormons who arrive in all corners of the globe to spread the Good Word: They are young and energetic, having been specially groomed for their commission to a place they likely have never heard of and that requires a worrying number of inoculations.

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Lots of people feel they have commissions in Paraguay, evidently. Three Jesuits arrived in Asuncion, Paraguay in 1588. They came from Brazil and began to proselytize the Guarani Indians who lived in the area. Some tourists visit Paraguay to visit the many Jesuit ruins.

The Jesús and Trinidad Jesuit Ruins are located in Itapúa Department, Paraguay, and are religious mission that are sill preserved and that were founded by the Jesuit missioners during the colonization of South America in the XVII century.

These religious missions were created in 1609 and developed for 150 years. Both Jesuit missions were declared Historical Patrimony of Humankind by the UNESCO in 1993.

The Jesuit Missions of Paraguay are considered some of the most impressive creations of the religious work of the Jesuit, and are testimony of the historical richness of the country.

main altar of Jesus de Tavarangue
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…Many of those trafficked through the triple frontier are destined for the illegal labour market in Brazil or Argentina. The trade in babies for adoption is also widely reported. But a large proportion end up as sex workers. Many end up in brothels across the region, although a high number are destined for the triple frontier’s own thriving sex industry.

Children are particularly vulnerable to human traffickers. Charities working with at-risk children in the border region estimate that as many as 3,500 young people could be involved. “Many girls are trafficked via the pique. It’s all highly organised”, explains Marcelina Antunez, director of Luz de Infancia, a children’s care centre in the Argentine town of Puerto Iguazú.

Driving the trade is the flood of foreign tourists who come to visit the world famous Iguazú waterfalls. Much of the demand for prostitution is casual. Yet the region also attracts a hardened group of sex tourists.

And furthermore…

Immigration officer Emilio Osses, who oversees one of the Argentine checkpoints in the area, said that contrary to popular belief, this is not the worst trafficking hotspot on Argentina’s border. He says that this tri-border area is heavily controlled — saturated with officers from at least eight local, federal and international agencies, including lots of CIA agents.

Busy busy busy.

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Let’s recap. Paraguay is a landlocked country in South America with a population of about five million people. On the eastern border it connects to the infamous TBA, known organized crime paradise and home to many terrorists and criminals, including, allegedly, al qaeda operatives.

At the same time, it’s a beautiful tourist destination, including, allegedly, for a hardened group of sex tourists.

Also, oddly enough (cough), there’s nothing to worry about because it’s an area crawling with officers from various local, federal and international agencies, including the CIA.

Meanwhile, surprising us no end, practically inconceivable, a thriving corridor of drug trafficking and human trafficking takes place, visible from hotel pools, including children and women as sex slaves being marched through the jungle. Pretty much right in the open.

The Pan American Highway cuts across Paraguay from the TBA to the capital, Asuncion. Asuncion is the home of most of the country’s Jewish population, who account for 0.0002 of the total population. Despite their small numbers, they are impressively organized with Sephardic, Ashkenazi and Chabad resources, a Jewish museum and Holocaust memorial.

And for good measure, the Jesuits kicked it all off 400+ years ago by converting the natives to Catholicism.

Have I forgotten anyone? Oh yes, the Mormons. They got in the action in the late 1980s.

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“The Jesuits’ goal was the destruction of the Protestant Reformation leading to a return of one pope sitting in judgment on all mankind. The Rothschilds goal was to control the wealth of the planet. And the Frankist vision was the destruction of Jewish ethics to be replaced by a religion based on the exact opposite of God’s intentions. When these factions blended, a bloody war against humanity, with the Jews on the front lines, erupted and it is reaching its very pinnacle at this moment.” source

keeping track of children

1. EU leaders prepare for Morocco meeting in Granada Spain — will children be invited to the parties?

The European Union is to hold a summit with Morocco in Granada, Spain, this weekend (6-7 March), the first meeting since the two sides formalised Morocco’s ‘advanced status’ in its relations with the Union in October 2008.

Herman Van Rompuy, the president of the European Council, José Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission, and José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spain’s prime minister, will host Abbas El Fassi, Morocco’s prime minister, for a dinner on Saturday evening and two hours of discussion on Sunday. Spanish attempts to secure the participation of King Mohammed IV have been unsuccessful.

Sunday’s talks will also be attended by Štefan Füle, the European commissioner for enlargement and neighbourhood policy, and Karel De Gucht, the commissioner for trade.

The EU sees Morocco as a strategic partner on a range of issues, and Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Spain’s foreign minister, has described the summit as one of Spain’s main priorities in the six months that it holds the presidency of the Council of Ministers.

He cited the fight against illegal migration and terrorism, including radicalisation, as special concerns.

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2. Spain leads quest to fight child trafficking in Haiti — WITH BIOMETRIC DATABASE. Just like Fulan Gong prisoners have their blood type and other health data checked into a database….

The aim of the ‘DNA-Prokids in Haiti’ project is twofold: it will use DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) testing to help trace the children in a bid to prevent human trafficking, and it will help reunite missing and displaced children with their families.

…DNA-Prokids will initially take 6,000 samples of genetic data from adults who have reported missing children, from adults who are blood relatives of missing children, and from displaced children in order to deter their trafficking in the confusion after the earthquake.

Before the earthquake there were around 380,000 orphans in Haiti, but the number is now estimated at nearly 1 million. UNICEF (the United Nations Children’s Fund) and other humanitarian organisations are warning of the problems of abduction of missing children by child sex traffickers in the chaos after the disaster - a situation that was also widely feared following the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean.

…Data interchange will make family reunification possible in some cases, it will force a continued search in other cases, but it will save children from abuse and organised crime in all cases.’  REALLY?? HOW SO?????

DNA-Prokids has made contingency plans for other national and international laboratories to help in the data analyses if the University of Granada becomes overwhelmed by the number of cases that will need to be analysed.

The DNA-Prokids in Haiti project was established in 2004 at the University of Granada and was joined in 2009 by the Health Sciences Department of the University of North Texas, US. The project has many financial supporters including the Andalusian regional government in Spain, Spanish financial institutions, and the US-based Life Technologies Foundation. It also collaborates with many other countries to increase its scope including the Guatemala, Mexico, the Philippines, Thailand and the US.

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3. Life Technologies Foundation — hoping to establish a WORLDWIDE LINKED DATABASE for DNA profiles — to prevent trafficking. or would it actually FACILITATE TRAFFICKING?????

http://www.pr-inside.com/life-technologies-foundation-and-dna-r1750818.htm

To date, approximately 5,000 DNA collection kits and computers, digital cameras for photo documentation, database software and other supporting materials have been shipped to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to help address the catastrophic situation in Haiti. In February, the Spanish Government agreed to manage and coordinate identification efforts processed by DNA – PROKIDS with the Haitian Government. The collection of samples will be done through the help of the International Red Cross and the United Nations UNICEF programs. At this time, more than 1,200 children and more than 3,000 relatives of missing children displaced by the earthquake have been located and are awaiting participation in the DNA – PROKIDS effort, which will hopefully reunite these individuals with their families.

The Life Technologies Foundation is supporting the US Pro-KIDS effort through a grant to the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification at the UNT Health Science Center. Arthur Eisenberg, Ph.D., professor and chairman of the department of forensic and investigative Genetics at UNT has been actively involved in establishing the DNA – PROKIDS program in developing countries. Dr. Eisenberg formed a professional relationship with Jose Lorente, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of legal and forensic medicine at the University of Granada-Spain to help establish a worldwide DNA database to help reunite children with their parents and deter the trafficking of children.

“It is our hope that a program such as DNA – PROKIDS will be a deterrent and prevent criminals from kidnapping and trafficking children, the most vulnerable of all victims,” said Dr. Eisenberg. “By making a difference in Haiti, perhaps all countries throughout the world will develop national databases that will link to an international repository of these DNA profiles.”

Organ Transplantation. DNA zygosity testing can be used to identify a donor for organ transplant. (Identical, or monozygotic, twins are logically the best donors). DNA banking is offered by some of the same laboratories that perform DNA testing. DNA banking involves extracting DNA from cells and freezing or refrigerating it for future testing. DNA is stable even outside of cells and therefore can be stored for years. DNA banking may be offered to terminally ill patients with a known or suspected genetic disease, persons with a genetic disorder for which no testing is yet available, or persons who do not presently wish to pursue available testing but would like to reserve the option for the future. (http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/genetics_center/louisiana/article_dnatesting.htm)

4. the unimpeachable investigators of CHINESE organ trafficking

“If you could, you know, know the blood types of everyone you had in prison and if you could execute people to order, um, then you could certainly deliver (laughing) hearts and livers, um, and…and…anything else you wanted to do…um…on a short time frame. You know the current wait in New Jersey for kidneys is 4-5 years, in New York City it’s 8-10 years.” — Dr. Michael Shapiro, Transplant Surgeon



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