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Originally posted by UM_Gazz
Could the Fracas in Chile somehow be connected to an attempt on the life of President Bush?
U.S. Chile in Spat After Security Fracas
It did seem like he was being separated from his secret service agents for some reason, but what was the real reason?
I think Bush had better stay away from South America all together.
Originally posted by spade
Here's my answer to drugs' reverberation of "pain, violence, and death" in America: legalization
This way, we have eliminated the crime aspect of the black market, and we are now on equal footing with another poison
[edit on 28-11-2004 by spade]
Official: Colombian Rebels Told to Kill Bush
Uribe did not say where the informants had heard about the purported order to attack Bush.
The Secret Service did not comment on security details, as is its policy
However, the rebels never publicly declared Bush a target during his first-ever visit as president to Colombia. Bush visited Colombia after attending a summit in Chile.
The 17,000-strong Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, fighting a 40-year guerrilla war against the state, has long accused the the [sic] United States of backing business interests in this Andean country while ignoring the 60 percent of the population that lives in poverty.
Washington has paid out more than $3 billion over the past four years for Plan Colombia, a security and anti-drug program developed by Clinton and former Colombian President Andres Pastrana. Bush has promised more support