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Ecuador Implements “World’s First” Countrywide Facial- and Voice-Recognition System

December 12, 2012 Comments off

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Rafael Correa, the president of Ecuador

Photo by ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images

The United States is often considered a world leader when it comes to deploying the latest biometric security and surveillance technologies. But it could have an unlikely new competitor: Ecuador.

According to Russian company the Speech Technology Center, the small Latin American country has successfully completed installation of “the world’s first biometric identification platform, at a nation-wide level, that combines voice and face identification capabilities.”

As I reported back in September, Speech Technology Center operates under the name SpeechPro in the United States. The company’s controversial technology enables authorities to build a massive database containing several million “voiceprints” of known criminals, suspects, or persons of interest. When authorities want to ID speakers on an intercepted Read more…

Iran’s Ahmadinejad touring Latin American countries

January 11, 2012 Comments off

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Ahmadinejad is thumbing his nose at the US by courting regimes in South America that share his hatred for the United States. Credit: NewswithViews

Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi announced during the weekend that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began his low-key tour of Latin American countries, according to a report obtained by the Terrorism Committee of the National Association of Chiefs of Police.

FM Salehi stated that the planned Latin American tour will take the Ahmadinejad to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador, all nations run by left-wing governments hostile to the United States.

According to several intelligence reports from U.S. agencies and the U.S. Congress, Venezuela is home to a number of Iranian intelligence and military officers, as well as members of the Lebanon-based terrorist group Hezbollah, which is supported by the Iranian regime.

During his tour, the President Ahmadinejad is expected to Read more…

UN document would give ‘Mother Earth’ same rights as humans

April 13, 2011 Comments off

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Bolivia is planning to table a draft United Nations treaty giving "Mother Earth" the same rights as humans.

Bolivia is planning to table a draft United Nations treaty giving “Mother Earth” the same rights as humans.

Photograph by: NASA

UNITED NATIONS — Bolivia will this month table a draft United Nations treaty giving “Mother Earth” the same rights as humans — having just passed a domestic law that does the same for bugs, trees and all other natural things in the South American country.

The bid aims to have the UN recognize the Earth as a living entity that humans have sought to “dominate and exploit” — to the point that the “well-being and existence of Read more…

E. Asia, S. America under tsunami warning after Japan quake

March 11, 2011 1 comment
By REUTERS
03/11/2011 10:45

Biggest earthquake to hit Japan in 140 years triggers 10-meter tsunami, kills at least 6 people; 4 million homes without power; hotel collapses in city of Sendai, people feared buried in rubble; UN rescue teams on standby.

SINGAPORE – A tsunami warning has been issued for areas across East Asia and the western coast of South America following a huge earthquake that hit Japan on Friday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Among the countries for which a tsunami warning is in effect are: Read more…

The Hidden History of the Human Race

December 26, 2010 Comments off

All seeing eye pyramid in Ecuador?

At one time long ago there was a global civilization that thrived on the earth.  Modern anthropologists and archaeologists tend to down play this indisputable evidence that is presented while still promoting human evolution.  The people who lived during that time were extremely intelligent and had full a understanding of the world around them.  Many of these newly discovered relics are found all over the world thus proving that the world was once connected in one language through pre-Sanskrit writing (Genesis 11:1).   Perhaps we as a people are just beginning to catch up with this ancient civilization in our technological advancements.