Thursday, July 02, 2009

The Shadow over Erris: Shell, IRMS and Bolivia

Sometimes monsters do exist

In any country with a half way critical media, the last few months would have been disastrous for Shell. In a http://www.indymedia.ie/article/92854 in Shell’s imposition of an experimental gas pipeline on the people of Erris it emerges that Michael Dwyer, one of the security guards on this project, was part of an attempt to trigger a civil war in Bolivia. Soon after that it became clear that at least three others who had worked as security guards at the Shell compound had travelled to Bolivia with Dwyer and were wanted there for questioning. Some, it emerged, had links to fascist organizations in Eastern Europe.

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