From Volume 37, Issue 29 of EIR Online, Published July 30, 2010

Ibero-American News Digest

Brazilian 'BRAIN' Will Not Save the British Empire

July 22 (EIRNS)—The Inter-Alpha Group's scheme to set up São Paulo, Brazil as an international financial center, trading derivatives, currencies, and stocks on a par with London, Wall Street, and Hong Kong—is a testament to just how bankrupt the British Empire is, financially and mentally. When Prime Minister David Cameron's representative announced two days ago that London plans to ditch its "special relationship" with the United States, to instead anchor the British Empire in Brazil and India, here is what they intend in Brazil.

First dubbed "Project Omega," the operation went into high gear on March 24, with a conference in São Paulo announcing the establishment of an association dubbed "BRAIN," for Brazil Investments and Business. Brazil's São Paulo stock market is already the fifth-largest futures exchange in the world, and the carry trade out of Brazil has churned capital into the bankrupt global monetary system; but BRAIN'S stated mission is to end all capital and currency controls, turn the national currency, the real, into a fully convertible currency, trading on international markets, and grant foreign banks unrestricted access to Brazil's interbank market.

Running the BRAIN is Lord Jacob Rothschild's Inter-Alpha Group of banking interests: Banco Santander, HSBC, et al. Three organizations head up its executive committee: FEBRABAN (the Brazilian Bankers Federation, whose head is also the president of Inter-Alpha's Grupo Santander Brasil, Fabio Colletti Barbosa); ANBIMA (the Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets Association, whose vice president, Alberto Kiraly, is a former employee of N.M. Rothschild & Sons); and the São Paolo Stock Exchange and Derivatives Market, BM&FBOVESPA.

Brazilian Central Bank chief Henrique Meirelles, a former president of BankBoston Corporation, is point-man for the project within the government.

Shortly after founding the BRAIN, FEBRABAN and ANBIMA hosted the first-ever meeting of private commercial banks of the BRIC nations, during the April 14-15 Heads of State summit in Brazil of the BRIC, that fraud constructed by Goldman Sachs to hook Brazil onto Russia, India, and China, as fronts for the British.

Tony Blair Takes Charge of 'Get Colombia' Case

July 19 (EIRNS)—The British monarchy's case officer for setting up the Iraq War, now working on setting off an Iran war, former Prime Minister Tony Blair, has let it be known that he is taking personal charge of the British Empire offensive to crush Colombia—the last remaining national resistance to the Empire's "Opium War" against Ibero-America.

Colombian President-elect Juan Manuel Santos made London the first stop of his post-election tour on July 2, and the first person he met was Blair. Emerging from their private meeting, Santos expressed his "special affection" for London, where he had lived for ten years, and his ideological kinship and friendship with Blair, dating back to 1999 (at least), when Blair authored the preface to Santos's book, The Third Way: An Alternative for Colombia.

Santos further announced that Blair would send a team of consultants to advise Santos's government, on foreign policy "above all." Santos declared drug-trafficking, guerrillas, and paramilitaries to be "past history" in Colombia, thus signalling his intent to terminate, as the City of London has demanded, the war on narcoterrorism waged by outgoing President Alvaro Uribe and the military command. Their war pulled Colombia back from the brink of disintegration.

Scion of a historically anglophile oligarchical family, Santos was trained at the London School of Economics, a creation of the same imperial Fabian Society from whose bowels Blair's "Third Way" genocide policy emerged. Santos was only able to run for the Presidency after the City of London threatened to crush Colombia, should the highly popular Uribe run for a third term as he had intended. Santos was elected only because he swore to the Colombian electorate that he would continue President Uribe's war on narcoterrorism.

According to Colombian media reports, Santos has already cut a political deal with former President César Gaviria, who is one of the three ex-Presidents who head George Soros's drug legalization lobby in Ibero-America.

Uribe Blows Whistle on Chávez's Harboring of FARC Narcoterrorists

July 23 (EIRNS)—Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced yesterday that his nation is breaking relations with neighboring Colombia, after President Alvaro Uribe's government released extensive evidence that the Chávez government is harboring 1,500 guerrillas from the leading South American drug cartel, the FARC, in 87 camps located on Venezuelan territory, as well as members of the narcoterrorist ELN. The charges were presented at a special session of the Organization of American States (OAS), convoked at Colombia's request.

Colombian OAS Ambassador Luis Alfonso Hoyos presented maps, photographs, and videos prepared by former members of the narcoterrorist groups, documenting the existence of the camps, and the presence there of top FARC and ELN commanders. Providing geographic coordinates for the camps, Hoyos called, in the name of his government, for the formation of an OAS Commission to visit these locations within 30 days, before the camps could be moved, to verify Colombia's charges.

Caught with his hands in the cookie jar, Chávez and his British backers set off a stink-bomb, breaking relations with Colombia, bellowing that such charges would lead to war. Chávez insists that he will have nothing to do with the OAS, and instead called for an emergency meeting of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), where he is counting on gaining majority support to protect the FARC, from drug-corrupted South American governments.

The City of London has jumped to Chávez's defense. In two articles today, the London Economist blasted Uribe for presenting the evidence of Chávez's collusion with the FARC cartel. This die-hard mouthpiece for legalizing the British-run global drug trade, charged that Uribe's real interest was to box in incoming Colombian President Santos, who—advised by Blair—had already taken steps towards reconciliation with the Chávez government.

The Economist labelled outgoing President Uribe, not the drug trade or the narcoterrorists, as the greatest threat to the incoming Santos regime, asserting that "Mr. Uribe threatens to be Mr. Santos's worst enemy."

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