Volume 13, Number 49, December 12, 1986



Dr. Mário Barreto Correa Lima

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

The professor of medicine, biological sciences, and health at the University of Rio de Janeiro discusses the AIDS crisis in Brazil, and tells why the citizen’s health, “an invaluable gift which is worth more than ordinary economic goods,” must be the highest objective of the state—over foreign debt payment.

Panic over AIDS Sweeps Ibero-America


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Sabotage of the Chemical Industry?

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Valdez

The Reconquista of Sinaloa.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Mr. Gorbachov Comes to Town.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Will Brazil Join Peru?

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Legalization or Excommunication.


Fiscal Policy and the Constitution.

Operation Juárez

How To Save, and How To Invest

Once Ibero-America’s resources for investment are maximized, they must be reinvested in two key areas: the productive apparatus itself, using frontier technology, and infrastructure, including social infrastructure. Part 15 of EIR’s serialization of the book, Ibero-American Integration: 100 Million New Jobs by the Year 2000.

Science & Technology

Status of the Experimental Free Electron Laser

by Robert Gallagher

Concluding a three-part series, Robert Gallagher reviews the status of the leading experimental programs. Part I appeared in the Oct. 24, 1986 issue and Part II in the Nov. 7, 1986 issue.


García’s Peru Grows by 22.5% in Manufactures

by Mark Sonnenblick

“Many economists under the influence of ideologies proper to the developed countries or the International Monetary Fund, say that this is dangerous, transitory, etc. But, the truth is that during a year and a half, it has been working,” he says of his policy.

Currency Rates

AFRICA Fund: Building a Solution in Southern Africa

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Perhaps the most substantial outcome of the September Non-Aligned summit.

Panic over AIDS sweeps Ibero-America

Fusion: JET Successes Only the Beginning

by Heinz Horeis

East Bloc Drafted for Soviet SDI Program

by Tadeusz Rejtan

Soviet Economy

by Konstantin George

Supreme Soviet Unveils New NEP.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

The “Dollar Bloc” Crumbles.


by John Hoefle

Texas: Big State, Big Bank Crisis.

Labor in Focus

by Mel Klenetsky

Drug Tests: Labor Responds Foolishly.


by Marcia Merry

USDA Says Famine’s Good for Exports.

Business Briefs


Will Justice Dept. Officials Go To Jail in ‘Iran-Gate’?

The Department of Justice bureaucracy has been more deeply involved in covering up for Iranian terrorism in the United States and arms shipments to Khomeini than any other agency in government. EIR has the evidence to prove it.

A Chronology of Events: U.S. Trafficking with Khomeini’s Iran

by Scott Thompson

The Tabatabai Murder: How the Justice Dept. Obstructed Justice

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The ‘Comsymps’ in the Justice Department

EIR’s Record: How We Called the Shots


With SALT Ended, NATO Cancels Reykjavik Blunder

by Criton Zoakos

The Kremlin is very, very upset about the latest NATO defense ministers’ meeting.

NATO Deliberates on West German Extended Air Defense Proposal

by George Gregory

New Flank for Peace in Central America

by Gretchen Small

Panama and Guatemala act to revive the Condeca military pact.

Fraga’s Resignation Creates Danger of New Absolutist Regime in Spain

by Leonardo Servadio

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Strange Bedfellows on London Trip — Maxwell, Carter, and the Moonies.

International Intelligence


The Case Builds for Don Regan’s Ouster

by Susan Welsh

Lyndon LaRouche’s demand that the former Merrill Lynch head be kicked out of government was aired all over national TV last April. Now, it’s a veritable stampede.

The Great Leesburg Panty Raid Was a Hoax, Say Lawsuits

The Virginia attorney-general had no evidence of any criminal activity to warrant any raid, let alone one that occupied a town for more than 24 hours with 400 heavily armed state police.

Sam Nunn Threatens To Restructure SDI

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

DNC Sets Stage for Nunn Candidacy — Senate Committee To Go After Merrill Lynch?

National News