Torture in Iraq: The buck stops with Bush

George W. Bush and his minions are toiling to contain worldwide outrage over the torture of hundreds of Iraqi detainees by U.S. occupation soldiers at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison. click here for Spanish text

Coup foiled in Venezuela

Another coup attempt against Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has failed. Eighty-eight Colombian paramilitaries were captured May 9 in Caracas while training for an assault on a military installation.

Calif. lawmaker takes dangerous stand on draft

LOS ANGELES – When Rossana Cambron, a special education teacher from Whittier, Calif., saw Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) on a local Spanish-language television program April 30 speaking favorably of a military draft, she got mad.

Reservists families say: Bring our loved ones home!

Elizabeth Fausto’s brother, Jose – an army reservist now serving in Iraq – recently learned that his deployment has been extended a second time, for a period of 120 days.

Torture was routine, soldiers, Iraqis charge

Staff Sgt. Camilo Mejia charged nearly two months ago that U.S. intelligence operatives directed torture of Iraqi prisoners.