(updated 28Nov14) The Shortwave Report for November 28, 2014 has been received! Use the player at the bottom of this page or tune in to our stream at indyradio.nu . The newest show streams on the odd hour, Central and Pacific Time, and repeats every 2 hours along with 3 previous shows on this playlist. Plays at 1,3,5,7,9,11 am and pm Central Time.
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Audio is also in the player at the bottom of this page.
Programs notes (below) are from Dan Roberts at http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml
This weeks show features stories from RADIO DEUTSCHE-WELLE, RADIO HAVANA CUBA, NHK WORLD RADIO JAPAN, RADIO SPUTNIK, and SPANISH NATIONAL RADIO.
From GERMANY Negotiations over Iran's nuclear development will continue for at least 7 more months. France suspended delivery of a helicopter carrier to Russia because of the situation in eastern Ukraine. The commander of American forces in Europe warned that Russia could exert control over the whole Black Sea region. Pope Francis criticized bureaucracy and the plight of immigrants. An Israeli policeman has been charged with manslaughter in the killing of a Palestinian teenager.
From CUBA 4 more mass graves were found in Mexico by civilians and NGOs searching for the 43 missing students- protests have continued nationwide. The Uruguayan president took back his statement that Mexico was acting like a failed state. A UN panel adopted a resolution expressing concern about mass surveillance.
From JAPAN 2 reports on the Occupy demonstrations in Hong Kong. The Japanese nuclear industry is hoping to bring aging power plants back on line by extending the legal life time. A court has rejected a petition by residents seeking to prevent the restart of 4 nuclear power plants in central Japan. Central Japan suffered a powerful earthquake Saturday, knocking out roads, trains, and the water system. A Japanese bank is proactive on the development of hydrogen as a fuel source. The Japanese government expects a 20% reduction in the country's population in 50 years. Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov again criticized the US for bombing in Syria without governmental consent.
From RUSSIA Quick news on US bombing in Syria and Iraq, and US drone executions in Pakistan. The government of Ukraine continues attacks on separatists in the east of the country- Kiev published a poll saying that the majority of citizens want to join NATO and the EU- how realistic is this?
From SPAIN The residents of the Canary Islands were banned by the Spanish government from holding a referendum on stopping oil prospecting offshore. Greenpeace has been involved in trying to stop the drilling.
"Critical thinking is compatible with patriotism. Amnesia is not a requirement for patriotism. We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think, the soul of America dies with it." -- Edward R Murrow
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