|Taking a Closer Look at the Stories Ignored by the Corporate Media|
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Archive for the Month of March, 2005.
Viewing ALL NEWS articles 151 through 156 of 156.
- Letter from 59 former envoys implores the Senate not to confirm John Bolton as ambassador to the UN.
- A beautiful young 33 year old woman, owner of a successful business and a gorgeous home, with two children born in the USA. Homeland Security arrests her with no reasons given. There are no charges recorded or filed. There are no provisions or custodial plans made for her children. She is carted away to Turner Guilford Knight County Jail Immigration Unit in Miami in handcuffs and shackles. She was arrested on July 1, 2004 and she is still incarcerated. Nothing has been heard from her since.
- A tsunami of biblical proportions roars out of the Indian Ocean, kills up to 300,000 and prompts the public to empty their pockets like never before as media coverage goes into overdrive. In contrast, war in Democratic Republic of Congo kills nearly 4 million and leaves thousands traumatised by rape and machete massacres, yet hardly registers in the global media.
- The Carlyle Group has completed the world's largest corporate buyout capital-raising at $10 billion to finance mega-sized deals on both sides of the Atlantic, the private equity firm said on Tuesday.
- A report backed by 1,360 scientists from 95 countries - some of them world leaders in their fields - today warns that the almost two-thirds of the natural machinery that supports life on Earth is being degraded by human pressure.
- A severe earthquake measuring 8.7 on the Richter scale which struck Indonesia on Tuesday, which has so far resulted in a death toll topping 1,000, had "little or no effect" on the Terri Schiavo case, the 24-hour news networks confirmed today.