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  • Chile votes itself a one-way ticket to communist hell: Their latest elections bodes ill for its status as Latin America's wealthiest country and biggest success story

    05/17/2021 7:07:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/17/2021 | Monica Showalter
    Here's a terrible story out of Chile that bodes ill for its status as Latin America's wealthiest country and biggest success story.According to Reuters:Chile's center-right ruling coalition suffered a shock loss on Sunday night after failing to secure a critical one-third of seats in the body that will draft the country's new constitution.With 90% of the votes counted, candidates backed by President Sebastian Pinera's centre-right Chile Vamos coalition had won only a fifth while independents picked up the most votes. New proposals will require two-thirds approval and without a third of the delegates, the government will struggle to block radical...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 5/16/2021 Vaxx Passports 'Inevitable' For World Travel

    05/16/2021 9:42:05 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/16/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    "I don't think there is an alternative" Those words from the chief of Dubai's airport in the United Arab Emirates about vaccine passports... Two are dead and more than 150 injured the collapse of s grandstand at a synagogue in Jerusalem this evening... The Conflict In Israel... Israel says 10 have been killed in rocket strikes... The Hamas authorities in Gaza said this morning that 188 have been killed there... The Israeli Shin Bet internal security agency has been active arresting dozens believed to have been involved in rioting and "ethnic attacks"... Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will continue...
  • HOW FUEL-ISH Quick-thinking motorists spray car thieves with PETROL after forecourt robbery bid

    05/04/2021 10:06:25 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 23 replies
    The Sun UK ^ | 05/02/2021 | Mark Hodge
    THIS is the astonishing moment a driver filling up his car douses three hooded men with petrol during an attempted raid. The CCTV footage shows the man at the petrol station before a white van brakes at high speed and parks beside him. Three men jump out with one running around the man's car towards the driving seat in what appears to be an attempted robbery. Yet the quick-thinking customer begins dousing all the would-be thieves with petrol.
  • COVID surging in Chile despite high rate of vaccination: One must read 13 paragraphs into the CNBC story to begin to solve what looks like a mystery

    04/20/2021 7:16:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/20/2021 | Thomas Lifson
    The headline and tone of this article from CNBC are alarming: "Chile has one of the world's best vaccination rates. COVID is surging there anyway." One must read 13 paragraphs into the story to begin to solve what looks like a mystery.Chile's vaccination campaign against the coronavirus has been one of the world's quickest and most extensive, but a recent surge in infections has sparked concern beyond its borders.Almost 40% of the South American country's total population have now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to statistics compiled by Our World in Data, reflecting one of...
  • Coming To America: Elderly Woman Without COVID ‘Passport’ Denied Entry By Chile Government Into Supermarket To Buy Food

    04/12/2021 3:36:52 PM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    enVolve ^ | 4/12/2021 | A.M. Smith
    A video out of Chile shows an elderly woman being refused entry to a supermarket because she didn’t obtain the necessary government permission to buy groceries under the country’s lockdown rules. The clip shows the woman, who is apparently 100-years-old, appearing to be confused as she is denied access by security guards in uniform. “Unfortunately government measures are not intended for the most vulnerable, not everyone handles the technology, not everyone has access to the internet,” tweeted Radio Villa Francia along with the video. n Chile, people have to apply for a “safe conduct pass” online, which only allows them...
  • The Giant Magellan Telescope’s 6th Mirror has Just Been Cast. One More to Go

    03/13/2021 4:39:11 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 28 replies
    Universe Today ^ | 3/12/21 | Matt Williams
    Posted on March 12, 2021March 12, 2021 by Matt WilliamsThe Giant Magellan Telescope’s 6th Mirror has Just Been Cast. One More to GoBy 2029, the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) in northern Chile will begin collecting its first light from the cosmos. As part of a new class of next-generation instruments known as “extremely large telescopes” (ELTs), the GMT will combine the power of sophisticated primary mirrors, flexible secondary mirrors, adaptive optics (AOs), and spectrometers to see further and with greater detail than any optical telescopes that came before.At the heart of the telescope are seven monolithic mirror segments, each measuring...
  • Was a Tiny Mummy in the Atacama an Alien? No, but the Real Story Is Almost as Strange

    03/22/2018 4:22:31 PM PDT · by blueplum · 20 replies
    NYT ^ | 22 March 2018 | Carl Zimmer
    Nearly two decades ago, the rumors began: In the Atacama Desert of northern Chile, someone had discovered a tiny mummified alien. An amateur collector exploring a ghost town was said to have come across a white cloth in a leather pouch. Unwrapping it, he found a six-inch-long skeleton. Despite its size, the skeleton was remarkably complete. It even had hardened teeth. And yet there were striking anomalies: it had ten ribs instead of the usual 12, giant eye sockets and a long skull that ended in a point. {snip} On Thursday, a team of scientists presented a very different explanation...
  • Chile to Equip Ex-Australian Frigate with SM-2 Block IIIA Missiles

    02/07/2021 3:06:58 PM PST · by Army Air Corps · 6 replies
    Defense World ^ | 6 February 2021 | Staff
    Chile is likely to place an order for Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Block IIIA missiles to arm the Navy’s Adelaide-class frigates formerly used by Australia. The U.S. State Department today approved Chile’s request to buy Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) Block IIIA missiles from Raytheon. The contract is estimated to cost $85 million. It would cover 16 SM-2 Block IIIA missiles, 2 MK 89 Mod 0 Guidance Sections; and 1 Target Detection Device Kit (including shroud), MK 45 Mod 14, and related support. This sale would support Chile’s anti-air warfare capabilities for the two recently transferred former Adelaide-class frigates to the Chilean Navy,...
  • If the media were doing their job, they might ask these important COVID questions

    01/27/2021 9:12:51 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 27, 2021 | J.G. Smith
    Some of these countries come in with numbers that, while lower than ours, are not much lower — for example, Brazil at 1,021. Many numbers are spectacularly lower: Poland, 943; Chile, 938; Romania, 936. Or lower yet: Germany, 642; Latvia, 601; Ireland, 591. And there are about 75 nations that have fewer than 100 deaths per million, among them Iceland, Bangladesh, and Japan. What are these countries doing that the United States should be and considering? Granted, there are a multitude of reasons why any nation may have lower rates than another — for example, remoteness, climate, wealth, even religion....
  • You are Blessed[Charismatic Caucus]

    01/02/2021 6:04:56 AM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Your prognosis is good for your obedience is in tact leaving no opening for the enemy to get in. You are a pillar of light and fire destroying darkness leaving no stone unturned and your voice is my whip against the enemy causing them to run while suffering great pain and agony now advance as you take back My land from the enemy of my children's hearts for you carry My Sword of Truth
  • Sit, stay, detect Covid! Dogs report for duty at Chile airport

    12/24/2020 12:37:15 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 1 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | DECEMBER 23, 2020
    The task of sniffing out passengers infected with Covid-19 at Chile’s Santiago international airport is going to the dogs. A team of Golden Retrievers and Labradors sit when they smell the virus and get a treat. The canines sport green “biodetector” jackets with a red cross. Passengers at an airport health checkpoint wipe their necks and wrists with gauze pads that are then put in glass containers and sent to the dogs to see if they detect Covid-19. Sniffer dogs are best-known for finding drugs and explosives but have also previously been trained to detect malaria, cancer and Parkinson’s disease....
  • UN rights chief expects US will be ‘much better’ under Biden [jawohl!]

    12/09/2020 9:10:08 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | December 9, 2020
    The U.N human rights chief says she expects the U.S. administration of President-elect Joe Biden will be “much, much better” when it comes to human rights, and warned of shrinking “democratic space” in Hong Kong — saying her office will be monitoring the rights situation there. Michelle Bachelet spoke to reporters in Geneva in a catch-all news conference to recap the year and look ahead to 2021. She cited concerns about the inequalities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racism like that highlighted by the Black Lives Matter movement. Bachelet hailed “a series of promising pledges” by Biden, on...

    11/25/2020 5:32:40 PM PST · by farming pharmer · 21 replies
    American Partisan ^ | 25.November.2020 | NC Scout
    Portland’s descent into blue-haired, gender-confused madness is something new in America. The city’s criminal justice system tolerates vandalism and assaults by communist thugs, while punishing normal Americans who dare to protect themselves. Street commie antics in Washington, D.C. last weekend suggest this political rot is spreading. If we give anti-American Portlandesque district attorneys a bit more time, the scoundrels may turn a blind eye to more violent crimes as well. The arsonists are practicing. Chile provides an example of how this could go. In the early 1970s, under the Marxist president Salvador Allende, Chile’s criminal justice system began ignoring crimes...
  • Celebrations across Chile as the country votes to rid itself of its dictatorship-era constitution left by Augusto Pinochet's regime

    10/26/2020 8:57:17 AM PDT · by C19fan · 45 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 26, 2020 | Chris Jewers
    Wild celebrations have been seen across Chile after the country voted to rid itself of its dictatorship-era constitution left behind by Augusto Pinochet's regime. Chileans voted overwhelmingly in a landmark referendum on Sunday to replace the constitution, long seen as underpinning the nation's glaring economic and social inequalities. The result sparked celebrations across the capital and other cities after voters threw out the constitution left by the regime of 1973-1990 dictator Augusto Pinochet.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 10/25/2020

    10/25/2020 9:33:36 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/25/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The State of Oregon now requires everyone entering a business over the age of five to wear a mask-muzzle with no exceptions...Businesses have been told to call police if people enter a business without a muzzle covering their faces... In Miami-Dade County, Florida a coronavirus curfew imposed again... New Jersey Democrat Governor Phil Murphy signing an executive order this weekend extending the: "public health emergency"... Italy ordering more closures and restricted hours over a rise in coronavirus cases... Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announcing a nationwide 'state of alarm' which will impose curfews on all of Spain excluding the Canary...
  • Chile undergoing the same process as the US. Evidence of a global conspiracy

    08/11/2020 11:06:52 PM PDT · by robowombat · 17 replies ^ | Dr. Mark O'Doherty
    Chile has been in chaos since October 2019. Roiled by mass protests and looting, the government of Chile has declared a state of emergency and imposed curfews in many cities across the country: About 20,000 soldiers are patrolling the streets, over 2,300 people have been injured and thousands have been arrested and at least 23 have been killed - the worst unrest Chile has faced since Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship three decades ago. To make matters worse, the Chilean authorities have begun advancing an increasingly authoritarian message implying that the conflict must be solved with repression. The government of President Pinera...
  • Rioters Torch, Destroy Centuries-Old Churches in Chile

    10/20/2020 5:53:26 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/20/20 | Mary Werbaneth
    SANTIAGO, Chile, October 20, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Two Catholic churches were destroyed in Chile’s capital city Sunday in the wake of riots marking the one-year anniversary of anti-government protests that called for a new constitution. “Television images from Santiago on Sunday showed masked protesters filming with their smartphones and cheering as the spire of the burning La Asunción church crashed to the ground,” the Wall Street Journal reported. “Demonstrators also set fire to San Francisco Borja church, which dates from the mid-19th century.” The Church of St. Francis Borgia is regularly used for law enforcement ceremonies. The Church of the...
  • Churches burned and looted after a march in Chile this # 18 Oct generated outrage in networks: "The left will not rest"

    10/19/2020 7:18:06 AM PDT · by xomething · 13 replies
    maduradas ^ | 10/19/2020 | Redacción Maduradas con información de DW
    This Sunday, October 18, there were several “peaceful” protests and mobilizations in Santiago de Chile as a result of the commemoration of the first anniversary of the beginning of the social unrest in Chile. A group of hooded men violently attacked two churches in the vicinity of Plaza Italia: one of them was San Francisco de Borja, where police officers celebrate their institutional ceremonies, and the other was the church of La Asunción. one of the oldest in Santiago. The first of the sanctuaries, in addition to being attacked, was looted and some of the religious images were burned in...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 10/18/2020

    10/18/2020 9:07:57 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/18/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Coronavirus restrictions in the USA regarding business occupancy are not being made more strict in the days ahead of the election but there are some exceptions in three localities...... The Facebook censorship picking up steam with the banning of Peoples Rights and activists like Ammon Bundy reported to number in the hundreds... Peoples Rights supporting students at the middle and high schools in Sandpoint, Idaho who are walking out or planning to walk out over mandates to wear masks-muzzles... A protest against Twitter censorship by President Trump's supporters in San Francisco came under attack from left-wing groups with injuries reported.......
  • Hunter Biden Business Associate Flips From Prison, Releases Emails Detailing China Influence-Peddling Operation

    10/16/2020 4:11:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    USSA News ^ | 10/16/2020 | Tyler Durden
    Emails from a former business associate of Hunter Biden's inner-circle who's serving time in prison for a 2016 investment scheme reveal that Hunter and his colleagues used their access to the Obama administration to peddle influence to potential Chinese clients and investors - including securing a private, off-the-books meeting with the former Vice President.Devon Archer (left) with Joe and Hunter Biden The emails, given to investigative journalist Peter Schweizer by former Biden associate Bevan Cooney and published by Breitbart also reveal that in 2011, the younger Biden and his business associates discussed strengthening relations with "China Inc." as part...