Archive for October 21st, 2009

Dollar Hits a New Low and Galleon Investors are Pulling out the Rug!

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Prof. Hudson McLean Easy Come – Easy Go? Not quite! Sh*t has Hit the Fan and the Investors have started the Dollar Diarrhea Run. As history has shown, when the doo-run-run starts, with the CEO out on bail with a $100 million tag, its bad news. Too bad the man has invested in the Top […]

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EVIDENCE THAT TAMIL TIGERS WERE ALSO GUN RUNNING FOR OTHER TERRORIST GROUPS USING ITS NAVY , HAS BEEN UNEARTHED IN ASSAM

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Evidence that Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) was also gunrunning weapons for other separatist terrorist groups in India using its navy for profit has been unearthed in the Indian state of Assam. “There was a noting in one of the accounts statement that the ULFA paid Rs.2.3 million to the LTTE […]

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Rights Watchdog, Lost in the Mideast

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

By ROBERT L. BERNSTEIN AS the founder of Human Rights Watch, its active chairman for 20 years and now founding chairman emeritus, I must do something that I never anticipated: I must publicly join the group’s critics. Human Rights Watch had as its original mission to pry open closed societies, advocate basic freedoms and support […]

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INFLUENTIAL ‘FINANCIAL TIMES’ OF UK STRONGLY ADVOCATES SRI LANKA SHOULD KEEP ITS GSP PLUS CONCESSIONS

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana United Kingdom’s influential Financial Times in an editorial in no uncertain terms advocated Sri Lanka should continue to enjoy the GSP Plus trade concessions without any break. In an editorial published in its October 21 issue the Financial Times said, “Trade deals should be a means for poor countries to haul themselves […]

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FORMER LTTE LEADER AND ARMS PROCURER KP HAS REVEALED THAT RAJ RAJARATNAM WAS A LEADING DONOR OF MONEY TO THE TERRORIST GROUP

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

By Walter Jayawardhana Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam’s arms procurer and later leader Kumar Pathmanadan under interrogation has revealed that US citizen Raj Rajaratnam who was arrested by the FBI had been a leading contributor of money to the terrorist group, Sri Lanka government sources said. These contributions are intricately connected with the opposition politicians […]

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE HON.PRESIDENT MAHINDA RAJAPAKSHA – WHERE IS THE PRESIDENT WHO WAS ELECTED BY THE COMMON MAN IN 2005???!

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Shripal Nishshanka Fernando Dear Hon. President, Let me be very straight forward from the beginning. There were many positive, suggestive and instructive letters and articles written by me and several others to you and in general in the recent past, especially in this web newspaper “Lankaweb”. (Lankaweb is the leading newspaper that publishers only the […]

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UNITED WE STAND DIVIDED WE FALL

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

By Lt Col (Retd) Anil Amarasekera. There is very little that the International Non Governmental Organizations and other local Non Governmental Organizations funded by vested interests can do to destabilize our country, if and when the people of this country stand united. With the defeat of the LTTE by the Security Forces of this country, […]

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Sri Lanka – Close the Camps October 20,2009

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Ira de Silva London,Canada Tue, 20 Oct 2009 18:52:33 -0400 The Editor The Star Toronto, Ontario Dear Sir: Re: Editorial – Close the Camps  These so-called refugees are reported to have paid $45,000 to human smugglers to bring them to Canada. Those in the camps do not have that kind of money, they are mostly […]

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Some serious threats to democracy arising from the Abduction of a Buddhist Monk and pouring arrack on him by a SPC member.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Sudath Gunasekara. President Senior Citizens Movement Maahnuwara 20. 10. 2009 It was reported that a Southern Provincial Council Member has been summoned to appear in court for abducting a Buddhist monk and pouring arrack on him. This high handed action on the part of this provincial councilor is unprecedented and therefore it should be taken […]

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76 Tamil illegal migrants

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Asoka Weerasinghe Kings Grove Crescent . Gloucester . Ontario Canada October 21, 2009 The Editor (Letters) THE OTTAWA CITIZEN Sir: “Would-be migrants should face scrutiny, Kenney says”.  What Minister Jason Kenney has to realized is that the chickens have come to roost in Canada finally.  No doubt there will be more chickens from Sri Lanka […]

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They Came by Boat, They Go by Boat – the Cycle of Tamil Boat People Transiting Sri Lanka

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

By Kumar Moses They came by boat illegally from Tamil Nadu to Sri Lanka and now they leave Sri Lanka, illegally, by boat in search of greener pastures. Tamil boat people are in world news all for the wrong reasons. Following Australia’s relaxation of policy on illegal immigrants, a very large number of Tamil boat […]

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“Human Smuggling” is a business

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera, Australia During the last few weeks there were news about illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka to Australia. One boat was stopped half-way in Indonesia on the request of Australia and in it were 255 Tamil ‘asylum seekers’.  Broadly, these are ‘economic migrants’ who want to migrate to the west on the pretext of persecution […]

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Sri Lanka contributes towards South – South Cooperation

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Media Release Public Communications Division Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic Building Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has become a source of development assistance to the other developing countries. This has been highlighted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), in its report to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York last week. Their […]

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Re: Civilians trapped between military and monsoon

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

orpheus perera To Jim, Christoph and the rest of the Sri Lanka crisis team Hi, I have no support for this. I personally know what is happening. There are few factors that delays the resettlement of these refugees.  Also it was not a civil war. It was a war against terrorist.If the Rajapaksha government did […]

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LTTE terrorists last gasp

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Ranjit Rupesinghe Letter sent to Time Australia and local paper (Courier Mail,Brisbane) I am sure that hundreds of viewers, mere mortals like myself, who at first glance at the images flashed across television screens last week of the Sri Lankan “refugees” on the boat bound for Australia would have deduced that those on board were […]

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