COLOMBIAN ECONOMIST AND ACTIVIST demystifies his country: theft and destruction of lands and lives of indigenous people and peasants; forced migrations; a phony drug war to provide cover for US intervention; US bases for launching war against Hugo Chavez, popular president of Venezuela whom the US failed to overthrow in April. And Death Squads for union members and supporters like Mondragon. WHY? Occidental Petroleum and Harken Energy are two reasons. 10 min.