One of the big economic drivers for leaving Honduras and El Salvador included the spread of the coffee rust fungus, which has threatened or virtually eliminated economic opportunities for farmers. The post U.S. Officials Find Crime, Violence As Top Reasons For Migrant Children Influx appeared first on ThinkProgress.
From the March 2 edition of BBC Two's Newsnight: Previously: Another Fabrication: O'Reilly Never Witnessed The Murder Of Nuns In El Salvador (Updated) Fox News, Murdoch Papers Fall Silent On O'Reilly Fabrication Questions USA Today: Fox News Should "Distance Itself" From O'Reilly But It Won't
Fox News admits that Bill O’Reilly didn’t actually see “guys gun down nuns in El Salvador” or witness any bombings in Northern Ireland. Why Fox News is unlikely to suspend Bill O’Reilly for his exaggerations. “That’s really what separates me from most of these other bloviators,” Fox News host Bill O’Reilly recently said in the […]
Fox News has admitted, in answer to questions from the Washington Post , that host Bill O’Reilly did not witness any bombings in Northern Ireland or murders in El Salvador. The network said he saw only photographs of such atrocities. Related: Bill O’Reilly calls accusations of exaggerated war...
From the March 1 edition of CNN's Reliable Sources: Previously: Another Fabrication: O'Reilly Never Witnessed The Murder Of Nuns In El Salvador (Updated) Yes, O'Reilly's Fabrications Are Damaging Fox News The Guardian: Six Former Colleagues Dispute O'Reilly's Claim He Was "Attacked By Protesters" During The L.A. Riots
I was in the thick of it on las Malvinas; I saw the nuns in El Salvador who were shot in the back of the head; I had to dig myself out of a mountain of bricks and rocks that pummeled on me during the Los Angeles riots; I answered the knock on the door [...] The post Let’s Give O’Rilley Some Slack appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
Bill O’Reilly, the Fox commentator, is a man who is prone to throwing around lines like, “I am not easily shocked. I’ve reported on the ground in active war zones from El Salvador to the Falklands.” Robert McDonald, the Secretary ofShow More Summary
Bill O'Reilly in the truth-tellers' corner with Donald Trump. If you hear someone say "I was in El Salvador and I saw nuns get shot in the back of the head" or "I've seen guys gun down nuns in El Salvador," what do you think he's saying?...Show More Summary
Promoters eager to bring Lionel Messi and the powerful Argentine national soccer team to Washington initially targeted March 27 for a friendly against El Salvador at FedEx Field in Landover. Talks dragged on for weeks without an agreement. Then Thursday, organizers announced the game will take place March 28, a Saturday, which is more conducive […]
Accusations of deceit aren't ending with Bill O'Reilly's Falklands War reporting or a JFK-linked suicide. Media Matters has turned up a new claim that O'Reilly lied about what he saw while covering civil war in El Salvador in the 1980s. On Dec. 2, 1980, early in the war between the...
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly defended himself Wednesday night against a new charge that he misrepresented his record as a war correspondent, this time during the civil war in El Salvador.
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s reporting is being questioned again, this time regarding his apparent claim that he witnessed American nuns being shot in the head in El Salvador. According to Media Matters, O’Reilly contradicted his own reporting making that statement on the Dec....
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Yet more allegations have emerged against embattled Fox News host Bill O'Reilly following claims he embellished his war reporting experiences in Argentina during the 1982 Falklands war and lied about witnessing a suicide in Florida. According...Show More Summary
Bill O'Reilly has claimed repeatedly that he witnessed the execution of nuns while reporting in 1981 on the civil war in El Salvador, an apparent fabrication that is at odds with both history and what O'Reilly himself has said aboutShow More Summary
Bill O’Reilly has been making all of the wrong headlines for himself recently, following a Mother Jones report showing that his stories about seeing combat in the Falkland Islands, Buenos Aires and El Salvador were exaggerated at best and pure fiction at worst. Since the report’s release, O’Reilly has spent his time viciously attacking both its authors and anyone […]
Brash Coffee is opening its first Atlanta store on the Westside in early summer 2015. In 2011, owner Matt Ludwikowski was working at Octane and took a trip to El Salvador with one intention: work directly with coffee farmers to learn as much about coffee as he could. He practiced what he learned and, two years later, opened the first Brash Coffee store in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Bill O'Reilly aggressively defended his own war reporting last night, dismissing accusations that he embellished his work about the Falklands and El Salvador in the 1980s as a "political hit job" from a "far left zealot" and "liar." The Fox News host is referring to David Corn of Mother Jones...
Progressives should not be picking up nationalist flags: Sierra Leone, Algeria, El Salvador, Haiti, and South Africa show that despite long and bloody liberation struggles, the maintenance of a capitalist system has not led to significant economic betterment of the vast majority of the population.
In January, a woman in El Salvador who'd been imprisoned for having a miscarriage was finally pardoned, having spent seven years behind bars. The woman, known as "Guadalupe," had been charged with having an abortion, an offense which was later changed to homicide. But while Guadalupe will be officially released today, 15 other women in her situation remain in jail. Read more...