• Colombia in Economic Crisis: Interview with Forrest Hylton

    Zaa Nkweta: With Colombia in the midst of economic crisis, highlighted by the fall of several pyramid schemes, Colombia President Álvaro Uribe has vowed to stamp out corruption, arresting 52 employees and declaring the state of emergency.  I spoke to Forrest Hylton about the actions that the Colombian government has undertaken. Forrest Hylton: Uribe is […]

  • Russia Draws Closer to Venezuela

      Zaa Nkweta, The Real News: Venezuela just announced that it plans to buy Russian tanks as well as Russian armed reconnaissance vehicles.  At the same time, the Russian naval fleet is on its way to Venezuela to conduct joint military exercises. What do you make of this? Forrest Hylton: On the one hand it’s […]