Volume 12, Number 43, November 1, 1985



Eduardo Rios Molinar

by Carlos Wesley

How did Panama’s new President become convinced to call for a summit of Ibero-American Presidents against the International Monetary Fund? The head of Panama’s construction union, interviewed by our correspondent Carlos Wesley who arrived in Panama on Sept. 16, tells the story.


Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Between the IMF and Lima.

Report from Bonn

by Hartmut Cramer

Patriots Move into Political Vacuum.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Narco-Terrorists Push Colombian Chaos.

Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

Soviets Seek Control of Indian Ocean.

United Nations

by McFadden

Good News and Bad News.

Dateline Mexico

by Benjamin Castro

An “Unrealistic” Agrarian Policy.


Justice for Indira Gandhi.


Volcker’s Big Debt Blowout: It’s Only the Beginning

by Marcia Merry

And it is happening exactly as LaRouche and EIR predicted it would.

Secretary Baker Learns the Lesson of The Merchant of Venice

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Currency Rates

What Scientists Really Think about AIDS—and the Media Do Not Report

by Warren J. Hamerman, Ned Rosinsky, M.D., and John Grauerholz, M.D.

More of the truth about the deadly pandemic from EIR’s Biological Holocaust Task Force.

Can AIDS Be Stopped?

by Dr. Myron Essex

Pentagon To Screen 2.5 Million for AIDS

by Warren J. Hamerman

Lords Report British Economy Devastated

by David Goldman


by Marcia Merry

Cut-Rate Food for Mother Russia.

Labor in Focus

by Marianna Wertz

Wheeling-Pittsburgh: Steel’s Future?

Business Briefs


Why Debtor Nations Can’t Buy Baker’s Monetary Reform

by Gretchen Small

The plan’s only purpose is to end the revolt of the debtors, not their indebtedness.

Debt and Ibero-America’s Terms of Trade

by David Goldman

An EIR study of how import prices have risen while export prices have collapsed.

Peru: Bretton Woods System Is Bankrupt

Excerpts from Finance Minister Alva Castro’s address at the IMF meeting in Seoul, Korea.

Science & Technology

German Utilities Start Up Advanced Nuclear Reactor

by William Engdahl

This is the first in a two-part series featuring new designs for nuclear power.

HTGR—Second Nuclear Generation

by Marsha Freeman


New Yalta Deal: Ready To Sign

by Linda de Hoyos

North Africa: More Chaos Yet To Come

by Thierry Lalevée

Behind the Laxalt Mission to Manila

by Allen Douglas

Documentation: Excerpts from the press campaign against Marcos orchestrated by the “Bankers’ CIA.”

Namibia: A Multi-Racial Experiment Under Attack by Soviet-Run Terrorists

A special profile by a source on the scene.

International Intelligence


Why the U.S. Should Abandon the ABM Treaty

by Kathleen Klenetsky

It places no restrictions on the SDI, but why should the country care if it did?

‘Narrow’ ABM Reading Is a Fraud

Documentation: Gerard Smith in 1985, vs. Smith in 1972.

Congressional Candidate Is Illegally Jailed

by Edward Spannaus

William Weld’s Boston proceedings have crossed all legal bounds.

Treason in America: A History of the Bank of Boston

by Anton Chaitkin

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News