Compromised Code Names, Operations and Equipment / Recent and in progress ( Updated 12:37PM PST / 27OCT2013 )

Editors Note: (Ralph Turchiano) Requested Repost from the archives (Oct 2013) EEV: Recently Compromised or exposed Code names, Operations, Software and facilities. The list is in no particular order and is being updated frequently. These are just the discoveries from the past 2 years. * Details of ALL operations can be found through inputting the…

Hunt for mysterious interpreter who faked sign language at Mandela memorial / Catastrophic Security Failure

 Published time: December 11, 2013 21:06                                                                             President Barack Obama delivers a speech next to a sign language interpreter (R) during the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg.(AFP Photo / Alexander Joe) South Africa is searching for a sign language interpreter who failed to translate what…

Sign language translator at Nelson Mandela’s memorial was a FAKE: South Africa’s deaf federation confirms his movements had ‘no meaning’

Standing on stage during televised event at the FNB stadium Some members of the deaf community took to Twitter to express outrage By  Jill Reilly PUBLISHED: 06:12 EST, 11 December 2013 |  UPDATED: 09:08 EST, 11 December 2013   An interpreter who was seen by millions of television viewers worldwide translating Nelson Mandela’s memorial service…

AIDS guidelines for children may not improve death rates but may improve treatment access ( Yes, you read that right )

Contact: Fiona Godwin medicinepress@plos.org Public Library of Science Recent changes to World Health Organization guidelines for starting anti-AIDS drugs (antiretroviral therapy—ART)  in young children are unlikely to improve death rates but may increase the numbers of children receiving ART by simplifying access to treatment,  according to a study by international researchers published in this week’s…

Paranoia Has Undermined US Democracy

By Dirk Kurbjuweit While far from a dictatorship, the United States has employed a number of paranoid tactics that delegitimize its democracy. This phenomenon is on display in the fictional TV series “Homeland,” which depicts hysterical CIA agents in a hysterical country. Agent Carrie Mathison is a topical figure. The main character in the American…

Current Black Market Prices for People and Organs

EEV: This list helps brings the reality of human exploitation a little closer to home. These are generalized estimates, based on few sources. Click dollar figure to see original post and source information. Last update: October 9, 2013. TRANSPLANT PRICE in U.S. DOLLARS Average paid by Kidney Buyer: $150,000 Average paid to Seller of Kidney:…

New Chinese President Xi aims to paint Africa red

Nile Bowie is a political analyst and photographer currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Published time: March 12, 2013 10:51                                                                             China’s Communist Party Chief Xi Jinping (Reuters/Jason Lee) The fact that China’s incoming president, Xi Jinping, is set to visit Africa on his first foreign trip is a strong indication of where Sino-African relations…

Foreigners arrested for trying to spread Christianity in Libya: ” We are a 100 percent Muslim country and this kind of action affects our national security”

Feb 17, 2013 01:43 Moscow Time Photo: EPA Four foreigners have been arrested in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on suspicion of being Christian missionaries and printing books about Christianity, a security official said on Saturday. “They were arrested on Tuesday at a publishing house where they were printing thousands of books that called for…

Medicinal toothbrush tree yields antibiotic to treat TB in new way

Contact: Tony Maxwell zoe.dunford@nbi.ac.uk 44-160-345-0771 Norwich BioScience Institutes A compound from the South African toothbrush tree inactivates a drug target for tuberculosis in a previously unseen way. Tuberculosis causes more deaths worldwide than any other bacterial disease. At the same time as rates are increasing, resistance strains are emerging due, in part, to non-compliance with…

Malaria Cure? “Single-dose cure but might also be able to block transmission of the parasite from person to person”

African antimalarial research bears first fruit Promising new compound becomes the first stemming from an African–MMV collaboration to enter preclinical development 28 August 2012 A recently discovered compound from the aminopyridine class, code named MMV390048, caused quite a stir at the MMV Expert Scientific Advisory Committee (ESAC) meeting in Toulouse, France. The compound shows potent…