Monday, December 23, 2002

And not only that, bin Laden shoplifts too!

This is still suprising a year later. Two days after 9/11 El Nuevo Diario, a Nicaraguan newspaper, played up strongly the theory of a local professor that the CIA used Osama bin Laden to fund the Contras, the anti-Communist guerillas that tried to topple the Sandinistas in the 1980s!

Here's the story in Spanish: El Nuevo Diario - Bin Laden fue Contra

Here's the story run through Google's beta translator system: on this page.

Well, when your paper has a lasting grudge, any excuse will do.