Guinea Cracks Down on Dope, Inc.
To Consternation of London
Feb. 28, 2009 (EIRNS)Officials of the West African nation of Guinea announced yesterday that five senior police and administration officials were arrested Feb. 26 for drug trafficking, according to an AFP report. One of those arrested, Ousmane Conte, is the son of the former head of state, Lansana Conte, who died Dec. 23. Ousmane confessed to being involved in trafficking cocaine, but said that he was not the ringleader.
London's Financial Times today joined ranks with Dope, Inc. when its said that "Human rights groups are concerned about extra-judicial tactics" by the government. The world's leading drug pusher, George Soros, is also a big funder of groups who claim they are fighting for human rights, but who do nothing to facilitate economic development, which would alleviate poverty and suffering.
London's imperial financial cartel has been at the forefront of moves to isolate the Guinea government. London is claiming that the present government, headed by Moussa Dadis Camara, carried out a coup d'etat when it took control after President Conte died. According to high- level African sources, Camara and his associates, fearing a repeat of the 2007 country-wide anti-Conte unrest by the poverty-stricken population, formed a government after Conte's death to ensure a peaceful transition after Conte's death. Elections have been announced to take place later this year, between October and December. The U.S. State Department has bought into the BBC's characterization of Camara's move into a power vacuum as a coup, and has cut off aid to the impoverished country.
Lansana Conte had ruled the country for 24 years. The new administration, headed by Camara, has been rounding up suspected drug traffickers, many of them reportedly connected to Conte's family, or high-level officials in his government.
Guinea is one of several west African countries that have been victimized by an explosive growth in drug smuggling, involving especially cocaine from South America to a growing market in Europe. The smugglers corrupt leading military and law enforcement personnel to open up these nations in west Africa for their smuggling activity. Those arrested in Guinea included the former head of the Central Anti- Drugs Office, a former director of Interpol Guinea, the former interior and security minister, the ex-chief of urban security in the capital, Conakry, and the state prosecutor in one of the capital's suburbs.
London places a high priority on allowing George Soros and his cohorts to run the global drug cartel. Will Guinea have to allow free rein to drug smugglers to gain the approval for development aid?
Guinea has enormous mineral wealth, but has not received the kind of collaboration which would permit the use of these resources to develop the country. Guinea's first president, Sekou Toure, had made plans for just this kind of collaborative development with the then President of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah. Nkrumah built a hydro-electric Akosombo Dam, over the opposition of then Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, to provide the electricity for processing bauxite from Guinea, which has the world's largest deposits of the mineral. The coup d'etat which deposed Nkrumah on Feb. 24, 1966, ended the drive for industrialization which would have allowed the Guinea-Ghana project to come to fruition.