mexico drug plane used for US 'rendition' flights
from afp: A private jet that crash-landed almost one year ago in eastern Mexico carrying 3.3 tons of cocaine had previously been used for CIA "rendition" flights, a newspaper report said here Thursday, citing documents from the United States and the European Parliament. The plane was carrying Colombian drugs for the fugitive leader of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel, Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman, when it crash-landed in the Yucatan peninsula on September 24, El Universal reported. The daily said it had obtained documents from the United States and the European Parliament which "show that that plane flew several times to Guantanamo, Cuba, presumably to transfer terrorism suspects."
update on cia drug plane owned by 'donna blue'
from boingboing: Here’s an update on the strange story of the Gulfstream II jet filled with 3.7 tons of cocaine that crashed in the Yucatan last year. The Mexico City newspaper El Universal reports that European Parliament was investigating the circumstances surrounding the plane, which had previously been used by the CIA for "extraordinary rendition" flights. Last October, the Austin American Statesman reported the plane had previously flown to Guantanamo Bay. Here’s a Chicago Public Radio story from October 31, 2007 about the crashed CIA drug plane. The crashed drug plane also has been linked to a Bush fundraiser. Mad Cow Morning news has been covering stories about the CIA and drug smuggling. The plane was owned by Donna Blue Aircraft, Inc. Mad Cow visited Donna Blue’s offices and took photos of what appears to be a sham company. Here’s a photo of some unmarked police cars parked in front Donna Blue Aircraft’s empty suite "Drug plane used for US rendition flights" Is this a video of the plane?
meet me in mena
from brasscheck tv: It's almost impossible to understand the last 28 years of American history without understanding Mena, Arkansas... Why Bush Sr. and Clinton are such great friends? In 1992, an obscure governor from an economically backward state became president of the United States. How did Clinton ever become a candidate let alone make it into the White House? To be sure, he was intelligent, charismatic, and had a well organized campaign. He promised "change" from the disastrous fours year of the Bush Sr. administration. In fact, he and George Bush Sr. were friends and colleagues long before they ran against each other, a fact obscured by the media.