May 09, 2011

"Geronimo" codename story goes international

Geronimo Story Reaches Latin America and Beyond

By Rick KearnsNews of the offensive use of Geronimo’s name has traveled throughout the Latin American and Spanish-speaking world, including postings in indigenous newspapers and news websites.

From May 3 to May 9, the story of how U.S. authorities used the name of Apache leader Geronimo to denote the Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden appeared in at least three indigenous news portals, newspapers in 10 Latin American countries, two large newspapers in Spain and three Spanish language publications in the United States.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Obama:  Bin Laden Was "Geronimo" and What to Do About "Geronimo" Codename?

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