Posts filed under Colonialism & Occupation

Puerto Rico is Bankrupt: Will the IMF Bail-Out Puerto Rico?

Former IMF Officials Propose Austerity Measures to Solve Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis, Governor Agrees Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Puerto Rico is bankrupt according to Governor Alejandro Padilla because it is mathematically impossible to pay its $73 billion debt it owes to creditors. In an interesting turn of events, the Associated Press reported… (read more)

Capitalizing on the Syrian War: Israeli Politician says Syria “No Longer Exists”

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Education Minister Naftali Bennett is calling for the world to recognize its 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights because “Syria no longer functions as a country that could reclaim the strategic plateau” according to the Jerusalem Post. Mr. Bennett is taking advantage of Syrian government’s ongoing civil war… (read more)

Endless War: Israel wants a 10-Year Deal Worth $45 Billion in Military Aid from Washington

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Israel has been preparing for war with Western support since 1948 and it will most likely continue well into 2028. Israel and its American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) lobby have political influence over the U.S. congress and the Obama administration.  Will Israel get the amount they are asking for? Most… (read more)

Is Puerto Rico on the Brink of Economic Disaster?

Mass Migration, Poverty, Unemployment and the “VAT” Initiative Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Puerto Rico’s unemployment rate hovers around 14 percent but of course, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) does count those who dropped out of the labor force completely. If you did count every working age person not participating in the… (read more)

Israel Welcomes Complicit Amnesty International Report: Palestinian “Armed Groups” Allegedly “Guilty of War Crimes”

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Amnesty International (AI) is at it again. The Western-based human rights organization says the armed wing of the Palestinian resistance against Israeli aggression has committed war crimes against Israeli and Palestinian citizens alike. The timing could not be more perfect for an Israeli propaganda campaign against its Palestinian… (read more)

The U.S-Israel Alliance: War, Chaos and Netanyahu’s Big Lie

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The relationship between the U.S. and Israel in the last 6 years under the Obama administration has never been stronger.  In 2012, The National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) declared that President Obama’s aid package for Israel was the largest in U.S. history, a fact that is hard to… (read more)

Rigged Scottish Referendum? Why the Anglo-American Establishment Oppose an Independent Scotland

Europe’s nations should be guided towards the super-state without their people understanding what is happening. This can be accomplished by successive steps, each disguised as having an economic purpose, but which will eventually and irreversibly lead to federation Jean Monnet (One of the Founders of the EU in a letter to a colleague on April… (read more)

Colonialism and America’s Imperial Agenda in the Pacific: US to “Rebalance” Military in Guam to Counter China and North Korea

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Guam, an Island nation of 160,000 people has been a victim of Imperialism dating back to the 16th century.  More than 65,000 of the population are called the Chamorro people, an indigenous population originally from the Mariana Islands.  Many of the Chamorro people also live in the Northern Mariana Islands, another U.S. territory. … (read more)

“Greater Israel” and The “Disappearance” of Palestine: Israel is Considering the Annexation of the West Bank Territories

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Natanyahu says that Israel can possibly annex West Bank territories because he has the support from both sides of the political spectrum, if the Peace Process had failed. He also denied any plans of “unilateral territorial withdrawals” from the West Bank. According to the… (read more)

Creating a “New Israel”, a Jewish State in Southeast Texas

The “Uganda Plan” Revisited? US Congressional Candidate Proposes Creation of Jewish Homeland in Southeast Texas Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News- A congressional candidate named Allan Levene is proposing a solution to Israel’s problem with the Palestinians (since 1948) by creating a second ‘Israeli’ state in Eastern Texas. Yes, you read this right. Eastern Texas…. (read more)

Israel Ready to Invade Gaza. Planned Attack Would “Exact a Heavy Toll”

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The state of Israel is ready for another war in Gaza following incidents in the Israeli-Gaza borders where it claims that numerous rockets were fired from the Gaza by terrorists groups according to The Times of Israel. “Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and IDF Chief of General Staff Lt…. (read more)

US Hegemony and Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – A major economic crisis is looming in the Caribbean.  Puerto Rico, a US Commonwealth will be the center of attention in the world of finance in the coming months ahead.  Puerto Rico’s economy has been in a recession since 2006 and its bonds are close to junk status. … (read more)

Puerto Rico’s Colonial Status and the U.S. Invasion

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Puerto Rico was a Colony of the Spanish Empire for more than 400 years.  After the Spanish-American War of 1898 instigated by the ‘Remember the Maine’ incident, the United States declared Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the Philippines and Guam as its territories.  During the Spanish-American War, the invasion of… (read more)

Hawaii: 120 Years of US Occupation: Militarism and “America’s Pacific Century”

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Many tourists from the US and around the world visit Hawaii for its beautiful islands and its beaches covered with white sand.  It is known for its food and traditional luau celebrations, its native people and its culture.  When you vacation in Hawaii it offers surfing, snorkeling, scuba… (read more)