by Géraldina Colotti
In Rome, police in battle dress have evacuated Gypsy settlements and prevented children from going to school, and the city’s rightwing mayor, Gianni Alemanno, is having fingerprints taken of those who remain. In Milan, Silvio Berlusconi’s government has appointed a “commissioner extraordinary for the Roma emergency” and enforced ID checks for people entering their camps. In Naples, the police (...)
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Lula's Aura Lures Even Opposition in Brazilian Local Elections
By Andre Soliani and Katia Cortes
Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Three years ago, members of Brazil's opposition parties were threatening to impeach President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva amid a widening corruption scandal. Today, those parties' candidates are depicting themselves as his allies to avoid defeat.
Back in the USA, neither candidate seems aware that for the first time since Kennedy, a Russian naval fleet is cruising the Caribbean! Meanwhile, Palin McCain lump Venezuela and Cuba with Iran as a threat to world peace.