Rumours about the massacre have haunted Mexican politics for decades. On Oct. 2,1968, just days before Mexico City was to host the Olympic Games, student protesters and soldiers clashed in a bloody melee in the city’s working-class Tlatelolco neighbourhood.
You have penned a most accurate picture of the spiralling debt problems facing many Canadian consumers (“The debt bomb,” Cover, Dec. 10). As a trustee in bankruptcy, I am witnessing an uncontrolled growth in personal debt. Retail competitiveness, manifesting itself in offers of no money down and no payments until whenever, zero-per-cent interest rates and the constant media bombardment of buy, buy, buy is frequently too much for consumers who have been conditioned to believe that more is better.
It will be a hollow victory if the United States and Canada finally grope their way to a framework agreement on softwood lumber this month. For Canada, it will mean bowing to pressure by amending its system of forest management under which firms lease Crown land by paying provincially set stumpage fees.By Mary Janigan4 min
Sixty years ago, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Admiral Yamamoto managed that operation, but he thought it was a terrible idea. He told the ruling military clique that an attack on Hawaii would unite Americans in an all-out war against Japan that his nation could not win.By Donald Coxe4 min
The foreign ministers office has the best view in the nations capital, John Manleys huge corner office in the Lester B. Pearson Building at 125 Sussex Drive overlooking the grand sweep of the Ottawa River onto the Gatineau Hills of Quebec.By Allan Fotheringham4 min
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