This is a video on the Colombian wiretapping scandal.
By Bill Van Auken:
Colombia rocked by wiretapping revelations
27 February 2009
The Colombian government of President Alvaro Uribe has been rocked by a political scandal involving the wholesale wiretapping of opposition politicians, top judges and journalists by a secret service agency under Uribe‘s direct command.
The revelations, emblematic of the police state-style methods of Uribe‘s right-wing government, came at a seemingly inconvenient time, on the eve of this week’s trip to Washington by Colombia‘s defense and foreign affairs ministers for their first meeting with the Obama administration.
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A COLOMBIAN warlord who has pleaded guilty to drug-trafficking charges revealed that former army chief General Mario Montoya mounted a joint operation with his illegal death squad in late 2002: here. See akso here. And here.