Tuesday, June 6, 2000

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  • Chad/Cameroon Pipeline Debate

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors vote today on whether to provide $365 million in taxpayer-financed loans to a consortium led by ExxonMobil and Chevron for a massive oil and pipeline project in the African countries of Chad and Cameroon. [includes rush transcript]

  • Germany Corruption Scandal, Nazis and the CIA

    At a dinner last week in Germany, President Clinton’s evening went up in smoke when German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder offered him a box of Cuban cigars.

  • Chilean Court Strips Augusto Pinochet of Immunity

    An appellate court in Santiago, Chile yesterday stripped Gen. Augusto Pinochet, Chile’s former president, of his immunity from prosecution. Following the 13-9 vote, hundreds of people marched through the streets of Santiago. [includes rush transcript]