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Re: Three Cheers For Uruguay

From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 17:33:02 +0100
Archived: Sat, 11 Feb 2012 08:09:36 -0500
Subject: Re: Three Cheers For Uruguay


>Source: Billy Cox's Blog De Void

>http://tinyurl.com/7b2ajvs

>Tuesday, February 7, 2012

>Three Cheers For Uruguay
>by Billy Cox

>Larger only than tiny Suriname in South America, Uruguays
>profile barely registers on the world stage. It draws headlines
>every now and then, like when it provides free laptop computers
>to every kid in primary school, or when it becomes the first
>Latin American nation to sanction gay civil unions, or when its
>legislature moves to legalize marijuana. But most of the time,
>Uruguays 98 percent literacy rate and its recession-proof 9
>percent economic growth-rate sail under the radar, which may
>actually be a good thing.

>This week, thanks to journo A.J. Grevaerd of Brazilian UFO
>Magazine, we get a glimpse into Uruguays quietly remarkable
>UFO study program, which has been up and running since 1979.

>Try to imagine, for instance, a scenario like this playing out
>in the U.S.: A bright glowing UFO materializes over a dam and
>lingers over power lines. A major city simultaneously goes dark.
>Military interceptors get scrambled to check it out. Slack-jawed
>ground observers and pilots can only watch as the UFO changes
>colors from yellow to orange to red during accleration before
>vanishing entirely.

>This actually happened, in 1986. Montevideo, home to more than
>half of Uruguays 3.3 million residents, briefly lost power.
>Utility technicians reported its transformers had overheated
>during the UFO sighting. The culprit was never identified, but
>authorities never had a problem talking about it on the record.

>Recounting this and other events to Grevaerd is Col. Ariel
>Sanchez, who chairs the Uruguayan Air Forces Commission for the
>Reception and Investigation of UFO Reports, or Cridovni. Sanchez
>said Cridovni conducts a police style investigation into the
>most compelling cases

>[More at site... thanks to 'The Norm' for the lead]


Thank you for this good article about Uruguay and Colonel Ariel
Sanchez, after the one of AJ Gevaerd. I had the chance to meet
Colonel Sanchez in 2007 at the Curitiba conference in Brazil,
where I was invited thanks to my friend AJ Gevaerd. I also met
there with General Bermudez from Chile, together with Dr Richard
Haines, Nick Pope, and other people from Brazil, Chile and Peru.
All good people and researchers.

I say that especially for Kathy Kasten and the like who seem to
still have great difficulties in acknowledging good UFO research
on credible cases.


Cheers

Gildas Bourdais





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