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the biggest issues get a human voice face to face with the news makers. in . a.
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in india. the. president. beatriz. taj mahal hotel. motel. hotel. to leave the. church. clearing collection from. russian investigators report that was mostly to blame for the plane crash which killed the country's president but global experts say the. united states prepares to kill hundreds of haitian immigrants back home to a country still struggling to keep its people alive.
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in spanish newspapers that's designed to protect women leaving prostitutes seeing red. around the clock around the world this is all. in moscow opponents prime minister has cut short his holiday following the public release of the report on the plane crash which killed the country's president he'll hold talks with ministers on the interstate aviation committee's findings which blames inexperienced crew members bad weather and pressure. from passengers. brings us now the reaction to the findings. this is the biggest news story in poland today of course every single news channel devoting a lot of coverage to the story to the reaction of course reaction to the report
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released by the committee has of course mixed some are saying that it is a truthful report and a necessary all be painful steps in relations between moscow and warsaw that it is a necessary step that will allow the two sides to close this tragic and painful chapter of their shared past and hopefully move on others of course including the former polish president lech kaczynski his brother are saying that the report is nothing but a joke that it is presenting the polish side with falsified data many here and poland do agree this report does accurately reflect the causes and the consequences and the reasons behind the tragic plane crash on april tenth. we did these reports exists this is a step closer to the next stage the circumstances that led to the tragedy.
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i must admit that the russians are right again i don't want to agree with the russians but this is the truth of course you can look for guilt and blame someone else all this report of course was not only awaited in russia and in poland but also within the international community everybody of course waiting to see what the special committee would list as the causes for that tragic plane crash and admittedly a lot of the experts within the international community do seem to agree with the committee's findings some of them even going as far as to say that whatever of the circumstances be it tough weather conditions difficult airplanes a little preparation basically the bottom line according to some is the. i like it is his responsibility that plane and the people on board are the pilots responsibility and therefore whatever happens to those passengers and the plane
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itself flies on the shoulders of the pilot there is no argument about who is in charge when the situation like that arises in the pilot is in charge and the facts speak for themselves but we should not go chasing after people to blame just because they we don't like the results and we've had numerous examples in the past of people. i have got to get into a certain place have got to land in a place that's happened in america many many times with business when the big boss is on board and the pilot feels that he's got to get the boss to the next important place it is understandable of course that many are not satisfied with the report specifically as it is a very emotional subject for most polish people therefore attempting to find other reasons and factors to blame than perhaps the pilots it is of course
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a somewhat. dark factor of course blaming the dead for some for such a horrific tragedy but as my colleague in a cinelli now reports the understanding of such a tragedy and finding out exactly who is to blame and what has happened is never quite as straightforward as it might appear for the first time the last seconds are heard before polish president lech kaczynski plane crashed near smile now on securing all on board. the crew ignored warnings from the aircraft automated system to pull up and advice
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from air traffic controllers to land at an alternate airport plus were inexperienced flying in bad weather the interstate aviation committee highlighted what they found to be the main causes behind the tragedy in their final report nursery my failure to make a timely decision to land at the reserve airport based on multiple recommendations about poor weather conditions at smolensk airport descending lower than the safe minimum height necessary to make a second landing attempt failure to react properly to its magic amounts those are the reasons which led to the tragic crash of the aircraft into the land and the death of those on board. the findings also claim passenger pressure on the crew to land as soon as possible played a vital role in the incident here is evidence the crew was afraid of disappointing someone if they didn't land. it's not clear whether the navigator was referring to the polish president or the
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commander in chief of the air force who was in the cockpit and later alcohol found in his blind poland was not satisfied with the draft report compiled by the i.a.c. which found pilot error was to blame and insists various factors at play caused the accident but aviation experts have confidence in the findings my experience with the russian investigators has been very good they're very high quality organization that i believe that it was the investigation was generally carried out in accordance with the international civil aviation organization and team which is the international standard for accident investigation who did russia have a turbulent history and it was hoped politics one car of the investigation i think what the what the polish government wants to be able to present to the polish people is that this was not purely the fault of the polish crew
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and that russia take some blame for it as well i don't think this is very much to do with the facts i think it's all to do with politics the case is far from closed as the next chapter to find those accountable for the tragedy is open and. the committee concluded that no single person can be blamed for the accident but now that the final investigation report has been delivered a criminal investigation can be launched and perhaps more light shed on the crash that killed the polish president his wife and most of the country's political elite and he's now a r t moscow. on the way for you this. more harm than good found out our charitable organization set up to find corruption is being accused of causing instability and acting in its own self interests. but story still to come first ravaged by an earthquake that claimed over two hundred thousand lives
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a year ago haiti is still gripped by the after effects widespread homelessness and a cholera outbreak of brought the island to its knees and now washington has added insult to injury hundreds of patients will soon be deported from the u.s. to face a grim future back home report not reports. c.l.'s or for most american women can relate to janay montra built. a working wife and busy mother home with the kids while dad is at work we lay back we work hard so we can provide the best for our children but also there's crime our family our family their care what we make. for the future if the u.s. government gets its way to my own interests. and tone will become forever fatherless. engine a will enter the pool of single us mothers struggling to make ends meet after all the output of the home of the cell and maybe get a lot of media for help. at any moment jeanne montoursville the
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breadwinner and twenty five year u.s. resident can be torn away from his family but. today the father of four works as a church custodian in manhattan tomorrow the haitian immigrant can be deported back . back to the poorest country in the western hemisphere rocked by an earthquake and deepening humanitarian crisis. in a war to put his point is you know it's. you know it's it's it's not it's not a good feeling it's killing me. and my wife my father. last year's seven point zero earthquake killed nearly three hundred thousand haitians and left more than one million homeless a tragedy so grave the u.s. issued an immediate suspension on deportations for his shin immigrants yet last
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month the obama administration quietly lifted the ban resuming deportations for those with criminal convictions even those like jean montoursville who paid his debt to society serving a living years behind bars for selling drugs in the eighty's he was released from prison in two thousand. and four. used to almost. you know. the very same day u.s. officials resumed deportations of haitian immigrants the state department issued a warning against non-essential travel to haiti alerting americans of continued high crime limited police presence a lot of medical care and a cholera outbreak an epidemic so bad the united nations has made a one hundred seventy four million dollar appeal to fight the outbreak but it's not
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good it is now spread all the way across the country because as you know color is a contagious disease it's affected over one hundred thousand people so far. and over twenty five hundred people have perished from the disease. according to attorney sunita patel the deportations are a violation of the conventions against torture and the un declaration of human rights sending someone back to a situation where they are likely to die or or face situation where they are. facing the possibility of death is potentially a violation of our obligations under international law yet according to immigrations and customs enforcement up to seven hundred haitians with criminal records will be sent back this year. to a nation wracked by violence food shortages and disease
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a prospect that brings a feeling of fear to this american family a family broken up not by divorce but by their own government. and obama who really needs to take a consideration a separation a family. because they believe children. and the lives of fathers like gene are you believe in danger if or when his home becomes haiti. our team new york. and while thousands of non governmental organizations have been set up to combat the problems in haiti some said to be cashing in on the country's misfortune the island is home to more n.g.o.s per capita than any other country in the world and carrying forward reports many washington based groups operating in poor countries are in fact pushing their own agendas all in the name of charity.
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greetings from washington d.c. home of the president the congress and the five a one c three call them think tanks policy forums institutes or n.g.o.s through the alphabet soup of tax exempt organizations that influence opinion push policy agendas and lobby washington this is something that the. activists refer to as the nonprofit industrial complex and while millions of non-profits provide vital services to people around the world others are created for not so charitable purposes after all having your own angio isn't so hard a little paperwork a seventy five dollars incorporation fee and you're in business even if well you don't really exist the arcadia foundation bills itself as a nonprofit dedicated to promoting democracy and curbing corruption worldwide human rights are being afforded to different days in honduras but critics say it played a key role in the destabilizing efforts that led to the two thousand and nine
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military coup in honduras but although at least this chevy chase address on its tax and corporation documents the arcadia foundation doesn't have an office. i was looking for the offices of the arcadia foundation a man named robert carlin a boar hog he's long away nor does it have a working phone. box and at any of its nine offices around the world we try again later according to the d.c. bureau of consumer and regulatory affairs the arcadia foundation list only one person on its board robert carmona boreholes and since its charter was revoked september thirteenth two thousand and ten legally speaking the arcadia foundation no longer exists but arcadia is still alive and well and the web critics say that's all it ever was a tangle of websites and the ambitions of one man but he's managed to create an important strong profile. while for his agenda which is fundamentally an agenda of
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supporting the far right wing throughout latin america in preventing democracy from taking hold still the arcadia foundation has its fans and gosling join me in supporting your case even former colombian president alberto do you weigh. you see something you can join it's also important for the big telecommunications companies with serious money to make it one during that carmona bore has signed contracts for. the poor of the country the more influence these washington based non-profits have over its policies investigative reporter jeff sprague says that haiti is a prime example the nation of ten million is home to an estimated ten thousand n.g.o.s. that's one ngo per thousand people haiti has sometimes been called the republic of n.g.o.s that actually has the most ingenious of any country in the
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world among them is the haiti democracy project a washington based think tank that observes elections and lobbies the state department the group receives sizable donations from members of the tiny he said elite deep ties between d.c. non-profits and trans national elites mean sweetheart deals for big donors one of our member board members found the board members whose and go surrealist when he has a formal recall company. who contributes from part time i want to rudolph who was blue as was under investigation for the two thousand and two murder of john domenico a haitian journalist who exposed how booze his pharmaceutical company poisoned sixty children in many ways he. is the model of the future not afghanistan not iraq and those countries will have spent hundreds of billions of dollars or thousands of lives of u.s. soldiers and male soldiers have been lost. by comparison haiti has been done on the cheap but what is all in a day's work for a seemingly insignificant ngo in d.c.
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can change the political future of a country thousands of miles away and those who are forced to live its reality every day came in for our t. washington d.c. . the u.s. is being accused of willfully allowing the huge inflow of drugs from south america into the country and it comes from a man who should know he's freeway ricky ross who was once one of the west coast's most tourists drug barons. the government needed this money to fight this war over nicaragua we're going to send him east is russia he gave the senate leases one hundred million dollars to fight with congress to cut off all the money from the contras so now the sandinistas had an advantage reagan and bush had made the contras they appear pete they felt that if russia took over nicaragua they would be too close to america they
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would be in our backyard i believe that they felt it was more valuable. sacrifice particular sector of america in a race of people in america in order to save the whole country so they let these guys open up. norman. the rest of the work. and you can watch the full interview with freeway ricky ross in the next hour here on our team well time now for some more international news in brief for you officials say a roadside bomb killed two police district in northwest pakistan the blast come a day after a suicide bomber targeted a police station in neighboring mosque in the same region killing at least eighteen people many of the victims including security officers and civilians are being
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treated in nearby hospitals. u.s. president barack obama has paid tribute to the victims of saturday's mass shooting at a memorial service in arizona six people were shot dead outside a supermarket and thirteen were injured congresswoman gabrielle giffords who was shot in the head is said to have opened her eyes for the first time the suspected gunman jared has been charged with the killings and faces life imprisonment or the death penalty if convicted. the country's third largest city brisbane is suffering widespread devastation following heavy rains and flash floods whole suburbs are submerged in water although the peak level is about a meter lower than originally feared thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes at least twenty three people have died and dozens more are missing in what is the worst flooding seen in the country for a century. it is in government has deployed a night curfew in the capital tunis following violent anti-government protests human rights activists say at least fifty people have died in the ongoing riots
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over food and fuel inflation and high unemployment u.n. has criticized the government's heavy handed response to the unrest after police retaliated with live ammunition and tear gas. a ban on prostitution ads in spanish newspapers is getting people hot under the collar that it's designed to protect women from exploitation but some sex workers say it's depriving them from the only living they have when artes to investigates the dark corners of the back pages. some scan the headlines others go straight to the sports section and then there are those who are simply interested in these. so you open a newspaper in public and it may seem like you're doing some serious reading catching up with awareness political developments but you may very well be looking at a page that's causing much debate in spanish society. in most cases these classified ads serve as a cover up for the work of crime groups the prostitution mafia to be precise.
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seventy percent of girls and young women were held are kept in confinement in apartments and the only way to contact them is to respond to these ads if the ads are banned they can't be helped. but others hold a different view with some saying that banning the ads will not hurt the vice mafia but will hit those who willingly work in the sex trade and. our research shows that most of these girls become prostitutes on their own accord banning the as one stop human trafficking members of some feminist organizations think that prostitution is not the worst that can happen to a woman this is an issue of a woman's sex appeal many publishers and editors argue that because prostitution is legal in spain they are within their rights to run the ads. from elle place one of spain's main newspapers says that until there is a law making it illegal to publish such ads this practice is unlikely to change if
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we knew that they and other piece of advice men were shopping in the yellow shopping bag ok i will fight again against it but i swing completely from parts from being from asia i mean we will have to wait until the government decides shunting about where this is probably touch me this week we can go in whether or not her ties in ban will stifle the mafia's illegal activities is being debated but for the newspaper. business that struggled through the arrival of new media and the recent financial crisis a bad on sex ads is most certainly going to hurt. our t. madrid. well more stories on our website at our t.v. dot com for you here's some of what's online right now because of all what you tweet a man in south korea ended up in jail for sharing with the world his praise for the north. also the so-called white plague of big joining us on the rise again
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and report on what's driving the tuberculosis infection rate it's labeled as western europe's tb capital it's online. dot com. last year's spy scandal between russia and the u.s. stole headlines across the world and now one american ad firm has kept the intrigue alive by turning a russian celebrity into the latest star of cold war. filings really follow russian spy. superstar alexander ovechkin and his colleague do some late night spying after another session on the. one hour soon we'll be talking to u.s.
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foes or talking about u.f.o.'s in the universe with a leading american space expert after i've recapped this hour's top stories for you in just a few minutes from now in the meantime we've got the business round up with that's after a short break stay with us here on alt. zob . hello time for a business update a very warm welcome russia could resume its oil supplies to belarus by the twentieth of january as the latest price dispute appears to be reaching a conclusion but a russian state controlled oil company to him says the talks have been successful and supply contracts are ready to be signed the energy spat erupted as russian oil
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producers insisted on increasing the price of a ton of oil by forty five dollars that's after the mint suspicioned to raise the transit tariff it charges for shipping oil to europe by twelve and a half percent. russian equities will outperform brazilian as the global recovery spurs a thirty percent rally in the emerging markets index this year that's according to a forecast by banking major at citigroup russia has been raised to outwait overweight from neutral for the first time since october while brazil moved the other way citigroup cites their russian markets low price to earnings ratio as being particularly attractive that's wild resilience hampered by rising costs and political uncertainty. let's have a quick look at the markets and asian markets are trading in the black boosted by a new york equity gains and portugal successful board optional wednesday japan's
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nikkei touched a new eight month high supported by an easing over european debt concerns and the against recent weakness against the euro index is now up point six percent but the top gate is being a mom banks and real estate hong kong shares are extending their gains with stocks exposed to european markets such as his p.c. and fashion retail asprey being among the leaders. despite only two days of trading after a long new year holidays they were still stock markets outperforming rival emerging markets chief strategist at a time capital peter west of says the positive trend is likely to continue at least for the first part of the year. there are some strong fundamentals speaking in favor for us at least in the near term and that is that over the last year you've seen the samir region being an underperforming one was the best performer last year i will continue to believe that the metals names metals and mining will be a key. sort of interest for investors.


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