Volume 18, Number 46, November 29, 1991



Dr. Manuel Elkin Patarroyo

by Javier Almario

The inventor of an anti-malaria vaccine in Colombia discusses his uphill battle for science and health care for the Third World.

Dr. Boguslaw Liberadski

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

Poland’s undersecretary of state in the Ministry of Transport and Maritime Economy discusses eastern Europe’s political crisis and the need for infrastructure development.

Vitali V. Yefimov

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

The minister of transport of the Russian Republic insists that Asia not be left out, when Europeans speak of infrastructure development.

Jonas Birziskis

by Renate Rumpf

The Lithuanian minister of transport describes the Baltic states’ efforts to overcome the problems left from the socialist system.

Janis Janovskis

by Renate Rumpf

The minister of transport of Latvia discusses his hopes for cooperation with western Europe.

Georgios N. Anastassopoulos

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

A Greek deputy to the European Parliament, Mr. Anastassopoulos is vice president of the European Parliament.


Unwrapping the True Story of the ‘October Surprise’

by Edward Spannaus

October Surprise: America’s Hostages in Iran and the Election of Ronald Reagan, by Gary Sick.

Books Received

The Hoax of the UNDP’s ‘Human Development Index’

by Linda de Hoyos

Human Development Report 1991, by U.N. Development Programme.

Myth of Milken as ‘Outsider’ Inside Trader Is Shattered

by Harley Schlanger

Den of Thieves, by James B. Stewart.


From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

U.S. Strongarming Raises Protest.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Neo-Nazis Find Supporters Abroad.

Andean Report

by Cynthia R. Rush

Cisneros Clan Suffers Setback.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Even Fabrications Admissible.


The New Foreign Minister.


LaRouche Warns of New Depression Turmoil Ahead

by Christopher White

On Nov. 15, the same day the stock market plunged 120 points, Bush predicted “the best growth we’ve seen in years” and a “new era of properity” in 1992.

Tuberculosis Outbreak Underlines Genocidal Conditions in United States

by Joyce Fredman

Denial of Science Is the Worst Form of Colonialism

by Javier Almario

An interview with Dr. Manuel Elkin Patarroyo, who invented an anti-malaria vaccine.

Japan’s Achilles’ Heel: The IMF

by Kathy Wolfe

Part 2 in a series.

Currency Rates

Lies of Salinas Fail To Hide Mexican Economic Disaster

by Carlos Cota Meza and Peter Rush

Human Survival Is the Only Real ‘Rights’ Issue in Peru

by Luis Ernesto Vásquez and Cynthia R. Rush


by Marcia Merry

No Bountiful Harvest This Thanksgiving.


by John Hoefle

A House of Credit Cards.

Business Briefs


Finally, Europe Talks about a Joint Transportation Grid

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

Reports from Prague on the first-ever Pan-European Transportation Conference. Two years ago, Lyndon LaRouche put the issue of a European-wide infrastructure development program on the agenda. Will it be taken up now, before it’s too late?

Infrastructure and the Political Crisis

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

Interview with Dr. Boguslaw Liberadski.

Build Railroads from Europe to Asia

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

Interview with Vitali V. Yefimov.

Our Transition from the Socialist System

by Renate Rumpf

Interview with Jonas Birziskis.

Latvia To Boost Ties with Europe

by Renate Rumpf

Interview with Janis Janovskis.

‘We Have Been Overtaken by Events’

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

Interview with Georgios N. Anastassopoulos.

A Call for Swift Action on Ties with East Europe

by Georgios N. Anastassopoulos


Airlift Aims To Save Iraqi Children

by Nancy Spannaus

The Committee to Save the Children in Iraq has sent 16.5 tons of relief goods to Iraq, in the first flight of civilian Iraqi Airways since the war. Now, the United Nations embargo must be fully ended.

Study Team: Embargo against Iraq Means ‘Acute Poverty’ and Death

Part 3 in a series.

Croatian Issue ‘Puts Europe to the Test’

by Umberto Pascali

Collor Sets Up Yanomami Reserve

by Silvia Palacios

Baker to Japan: Write More Checks

by Kathy Wolfe

The Failure of the Baker Trip to China

by Michael Billington

War after the Gulf

by Bishop Michael Hare-Duke

A commentary by Bishop Michael Hare-Duke, Episcopalian Bishop of St. Andrews, in Scotland.

International Intelligence


LaRouche in ’92 Campaign Files for Matching Funds

by H. Graham Lowry

The only political opponent whom Bush feared enough to put in prison is now off and running.

Is Bush Preparing War on Libya?

by Joseph Brewda

ADL Pushes Race War, Targets Nationalism

by Joseph Brewda

Virginia Top Court Blatantly Corrupt

Health Care: Coalition Proposes Malthusian ‘Reform’

by Linda Everett

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News