The American Empire in a Changing World


Saturday, December 22, 2012

Argentina: ''Humanitarian Relief or Military Intelligence? The US Base in Chaco''

fiscal cliff update..................From The Argentina Independent

''Money donated by the United States Southern Command (USSC) is being put towards the construction of a ‘humanitarian relief centre’ at the Resistencia Airport in Chaco Province, Argentina. The project is now in the final stages of construction and drawing heavy criticism.

The centre is the latest in a string of USSC funded projects popping up across Latin America. The USSC currently operates bases in Paraguay, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Colombia, and Peru.

''Despite its express purpose as a ‘relief centre’ to be manned and operated by Argentina, those against have been outspoken in dubbing it a fa├žade for USSC intelligence in Argentina and the Tri-Border Area (TBA).''

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