Daily Archives: 07/05/2008

Alstom of France paid millions in bribes

Alstom of France is being investigated in Europe for allegedly paying hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes to win contracts in many countries including Venezuela, the Wall Street Journal reports. Alstom currently has major maintenance contracts at the Guri … Continue reading

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Bush Links US-Colombia FTA to Stopping Chavez

President George W. Bush today urged the Democrat-controlled US Congress to approve the US-Colombia free trade agreement, which has been stalled in Washington for over two years. Bush said the FTA is critical to strengthening Colombia’s war against the Revolutionary … Continue reading

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