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As Washington Targets Wrong Portuguese in UN Guterres Grabs Corrupt UNOPS as Bans Press

by Matthew Russell Lee, Patreon Book Substack

UN GATE, March 30 – In the UN system a big wig from Portugal is being targeted by the US. But he's the wrong Portuguese to be targeted, and few will say it. 

  Just as Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General who bans from all UN premises the Press which questioned his failure to include his link to UN bribery firm China Energy Fund Committee in his public financial disclosures, through the Gulbenkian Foundation from which he took money, give the UNOPS job to a Portuguese crony, the US guns for IOM. 

 Amy Pope, the deputy director there since 2021, wants the top job, is challenging the re-election of her boss, Director-General António Vitorino.

 Big Boss Tony Guterres doesn't like it.

 But not wanting to fight an Administration who has left him more unaccountable than the bank regulators who coddled Silicon Valley Bank to the end, Guterres has gotten passive-aggressive revenge.

  From his spokesman / censor Stephane Dujarric, who has refused all written questions from Inner City Press despite an on-camera statement that he would answer, this:

"United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Jorge Moreira da Silva of Portugal as Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services. Moreira da Silva was the Minister of Environment, Energy and Spatial Planning of Portugal from 2013 to 2015 and Visiting Full Professor at the Lisbon University.  Previously he was Senior Adviser to the President of Portugal on Science and Environment (2006-2009), Secretary of State for Environment and Spatial Planning (2004-2005),  Secretary of State for Science and Higher Education (2003-2004), and as a Member of the Portuguese Parliament.   Mr. Moreira da Silva graduated from the University of Porto, Portugal, with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering."  

Yes, in Guterres' UN, the engineering of corruption. We'll have more on this.


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