RE: Third class countries?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nina leek [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 10:20 AM
> To: Dawson, Glen; HistoNet#007#Server#007#
> Subject: Re: Third class countries?
> You should read what Agustine wrote before YOU go off on a diatribe. I
> see no
> hate in his posting, only a little envy. In his position, with the
> economy in the shambles it is in, I don't blame him for that.
> In passing, it may be worth mentioning that Argentina was the sixth
> country in the world before Péron took over in a military coup (backed by
> US). Although most of their economic problems are the making of their own
> politicians, the dictates of the IMF in recent years (lead by the US), and
> plunder of their industry by (mainly) US companies have also done
> Adrian Leek.
> Dawson, Glen wrote:
> > Agustine,
> > I don't recall EVER referring to the Argentine Republic as "Third World"
> > you should save the diatribe for whomever it was that did and leave the
> > of us out of it. I do need to shed some light on a few things for you
> > though. Your assumption that researchers in the capitolist pigdog USA
> > unlimited funds is WRONG. Your assumption that only researchers in your
> > country sacrifice and perform miracles is WRONG. Like most histotechs
> > I live from check to check with very little room for extravagance, so,
> > hate us because we are all rich, hate us because we live in a country of
> > people, for the people, and by the people because THAT is why you should
> > truly be envious.
> > Glen A. Dawson BS, HT & IHC (ASCP)
> > Lead IHC Technologist
> > Milwaukee, WI
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: =?UNKNOWN?Q?Agust=EDn?= Venzano [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Monday, April 29, 2002 7:16 AM
> > To: HistoNet Server
> > Subject: Third class countries?
> > Dear Histonetters: My dear fatherland, the Argentine Republic, belongs
> > the South American "Third World" a rather despective topic referred to
> in a
> > recent
> > Digest. You are right, we belong to the Third World, but just as to our
> > awful economic status. Don't you ever make the mistake to judge a
> > country on the basis of material aspects, leaving aside its human
> > spiritual value!
> > Many Argentine cytizens are as valuable as First World's people and they
> > certainly as clever as, or even more intelligent than them!
> > We Argentine researchers form part of the Argentine Republic, so the
> > mentioned principles should be applied to us as well. Do you know what's
> > major difference between Argentine and American, European or Japanese
> > researchers?
> > Just one= The budget they have at their disposition, including their
> > level. Let's put forth an example :Our Institute, the National
> Institute of
> > Agricultural Research (INTA) is
> > formed by top level specialists ( Please make a proper interpretation of
> > term "Specialists" as this one is meant for both scientists and
> technics) in
> > Agronomic,
> > Veterinary, Biological, etc. Sciences. Most of us have achieved a MSc or
> > degree
> > or attended training courses abroad. All of us do love our job, but due
> > our spoiled economy
> > the funds of all Argentine federal Institutions such as INTA have been
> > severely restricted,
> > so we often have to perform miracles to carry out our duties. The
> > INTA's budget is hardly enough to pay salaries and basic operating
> > such as electric power, gas, telephone and Internet. There are no funds
> > Investigation! All research groups get financial support through
> > agreements with private companies or with fully developed foreign
> > or
> > instead by performing charged analysis.
> > I'm sure that my country's situation will improve in the future,
> > otherwise all of us should commit suicide! But there are the love of our
> > wives and children, the love of people suffering hunger and misery, the
> > for our jobs, the love for our fatherland and many other values, which
> > us keeping up with Argentina's economic disaster.
> > Sincerely yours Histonetters
> > Agustin Jose Venzano Halliburton
> > DVM-Pathology Group
> > INTA Castelar, Argentina
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