Monthly Archives: March 2007

Ex-soldier, with prior murder conviction, arrested for 1999 murder

KITV.com Darnell Griffin Police Arrest Man In 1999 Murder Case Suspect Previously Convicted Of Murder POSTED: 1:36 pm HST March 30, 2007 HONOLULU — Honolulu police arrested a convicted murder in connection with a murder case that happened in 1999. Darnell Griffin faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of Evelyn Luka. Luka was… Read more »

Former Pearl Harbor MP charged with murder

Witness tells of Torres’ confession and threats By Debra Barayuga dbarayuga@starbulletin.com Accused murderer Jenaro Torres threatened to kill a former co-worker and her family if she told anyone he had robbed a bank in Hawaii and killed someone, the woman testified. Susan Davis said she believed Torres’ threat, and for nearly six months she kept… Read more »

New Network Forms to Close Foreign U.S. Military Bases

A New Network Forms to Close U.S. Overseas Military Bases Thursday, 15 March 2007 By Medea Benjamin In a new surge of energy for the global struggle against militarism, some 400 activists from 40 countries came together in Ecuador from March 5-9 to form a network to fight against foreign military bases. The conference began… Read more »

Upside Down World on the No Bases Conference

Ecuador: International Conference for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases Written by Marc Becker Thursday, 15 March 2007 Activists gathered in Quito, Ecuador the first week of March in an International Conference for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases. The International Network for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases is a global network of individuals,… Read more »

An Anti-Bases Network Finds its Base

An Anti-Bases Network Finds its Base By Herbert Docena 14 March 2007 The consolidation of an international network for the abolition of foreign military bases marks an important advance for the global peace and justice movement On the perimeter fence of the Eloy Alfaro air base in Manta, Ecuador hangs a sign, “Warning: Military Base…. Read more »

Marshall Islander Speaks Out Against Missile Defense Tests

By Que Keju I first witnessed missiles being launched from Kwajalein Island in the 1960s. The beaches of Ebeye Island, an islet about 5 miles north of Kwajalein, would be swamped with both children and adults each time a launch was scheduled. It was always a spectacular scene each time-fire works, at its best. Ten… Read more »

Declaration: International Conference for the Abolition of Foreign Military Base

March 9, 2007 Declaration: International Conference for the Abolition of Foreign Military Base Quito and Manta, Ecuador We come together from 40 countries as grassroots activists from groups that promote women’s rights, indigenous sovereignty, environmental justice, human rights, and social justice. We come from social movements, peace movements, faith-based organizations, youth organizations, trade unions, and… Read more »

Hawaiian Star Wars

Hawaiian Star Wars John Lasker / Mar 7, 2007 In January, a Chinese missile snarled and flashed its fangs 500-miles above the earth’s surface. China, in a show of its space war-fighting capabilities, had obliterated one its own weather satellites with a ground-based missile interceptor. Later that month, while still in the fall-out of China’s… Read more »

No Bases Network born in the Middle of the World

No Bases Network born in the Middle of the World Helga Serrano Narváez The consolidation of the International Network for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases is one of the main achievements of the International Conference for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases held in Ecuador on 5-9 March, 2007. The 400 delegates from 40… Read more »