Monday, April 04, 2011

The Lay of the Land: Libya, Ivory Coast, Mexico, US



US OIL: $108/BARREL
EU & WORLD OIL: $120/BARREL
US/MEXICO BORDER

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS DRESSED IN U.S. MARINE CORPS UNIFORMS IN U.S. GOVERNMENT VEHICLES
(2 X PICTURES)
LIBYA

3RD APRIL: +/- 60 NATO (UK & FRANCE) AIRSTRIKES AGAINST QADAFFI MILITARY
2ND APRIL: +/- 70 NATO (UK & FRANCE) AIRSTRIKES AGAINST QADAFFI MILITARY
IVORY COAST (AFRICA)
FORMER PRESIDENT GBAGBO REFUSAL TO ACCEPT ELECTED PRESIDENT OUATTARA

FRANCE MILITARY SIEZURE OF ABIDJAN AIRPORT (largest city)
UNITED NATIONS IMMINENT AIR STRIKES AGAINST IVORY COAST MILITARY
+/- 9,000 UN MILITARY PERSONNEL (OPERATION COTE D'IVOIRE)
+/- 1,500 FRENCH MILITARY PERSONNEL (OPERATION LICORNE)
UN IVORY COAST COMMANDER YOUNG-JIN (SOUTH KOREA)
UN SECRETARY GENERAL (NEW YORK): BAN KI-MOON (SOUTH KOREA)

LIBERIA MILITARY PERSONNEL JOINING IVORY COAST MILITARY
+/- 1,000 KIA