Inside the Zimbabwean diamond racket

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    Inside the Zimbabwean diamond racket | WikiLeaked

    Quite an interesting read I think.
     
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    What is you main point?, murder a pillage and looting under blacks is more chaotic, as opposed to murder and theft and looting under white land theives.!? At least these are black indigenous people, obtaining resources from their own land, not white robber barons from Europe.
     
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    blood diamonds.....why do people kill over stones that are plentiful?
     
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    The Jews control the diamond trade.

    Yes, diamonds are plentiful.

    But De Beers Corp. has created an artificial and highly controlled market.

    It's the one monopoly that even the U.S. government won't even touch or try to break up.
     
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    debeers does keep the value inflated by holding bulks of diamonds off the market....but i will give them this..when they have an abundance of one type of stone or another...they come up with a brilliant marketing ploy to move them
     
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    Zimbabwe tryin' to make a comeback...
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    Zimbabwe's Economy on Recovery Path
    December 28, 2012 — Zimbabwe's Finance Minister says his country’s economy is on the path to recovery after decades of decline and will meet all its financial obligations for this year.
     

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