Thursday, November 17, 2005

Dept. of ain't a damned thing changed

From the Crikey email;

It's interesting to hear about the AWB saga and freight payments to Alia as if it was a one-off occurrence. When working in Peru in the mid 1970s – living next door to the Minister for Agriculture in a house owned by his daughter – we learned through our very close social contact that AWB wheat sales to the government of Peru's Juan Alvarasco Velado were similarly sweetened.