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Clinton Looking More Like the Viceroy of Haiti

September 12, 2011


Mickey Martelly has appointed Bill Clinton to chair an advisory board on economic development and investment in Haiti (see article below).  If you add this appointment to his position as head of the Interim Haiti Reconstruction Commission and his service as the UN Special Envoy to Haiti, he has all the poker chips. One of […]


August 13, 2011


Today, August 13, i s the 85th birthday of Fidel Castro. Two videos:  the first is of President Evo Morales of Bolivia talking  about Fidel and the great impact he has had around the world ; the second video is a true treasure   – Fidel in his own words.  Viva Fidel!

Venezuela to Leave Andean Trade Pact Due to Peru and Colombia Approval of Free Trade Agreements

April 22, 2011


Venezuela leaving Andean Community trade pact, new deals being negotiated with some nations By Associated Press, Thursday, April 21, 6:30 PM CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela will leave the Andean Community of Nations trade pact Friday after 38 years as a member, and it has yet to reach new long-term trade agreements with two of the bloc’s other […]

Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti

December 17, 2010


  Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti   By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on December 17, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. The polarization of the debate around Wikileaks is pretty simple, really. Of all the governments […]

The Coup Attempt in Ecuador — US Testing the Water?

October 1, 2010


Consider the following information regarding yesterday’s coup attempt in Ecuador.  First an RT interview with Eva Golinger.  Second, two articles, authored by Jean-Guy Allard — the first one confirms a story that broke in 2008 about US intelligence penetration of the Ecuadoran police and the second one describes the meddling by the US ambassador in […]

Hot Off the Press: Aug. 6 Edition of Correo del Orinoco

August 6, 2010


CORREO DEL ORINOCO – english edition

Bolivian Ambassador’s Speech at US Social Forum

July 9, 2010


Please go to the Bolivia UN site to view Ambassador Pablo Solon’s speech at the closing ceremony of the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit. Filmed June 26, 2010.

“South of the Border” – Nationwide Schedule for Showing of the Film

June 30, 2010


 “South of the Border”   Synopsis: There’s a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn’t know it. Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media’s misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected […]

Weisbrot: One Year After the Coup, Rift Persists Between Washington and Latin America Over Honduras

June 30, 2010


One Year After the Coup, Rift Persists Between Washington And Latin America Over Honduras By Mark Weisbrot   This article was published by The Guardian Unlimited on June 30, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. At dawn one year ago, on June 28, soldiers invaded the home […]

NYT Reporter Errs in Attack on “South of the Border”: Oliver Stone, Tariq Ali, and Mark Weisbrot Respond

June 28, 2010


New York Times Reporter Errs in Attack on Film, “South of the Border” Director Oliver Stone and Writers Mark Weisbrot and Tariq Ali Respond For Immediate Release: June 28, 2010 Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-239-1460 Washington, D.C. – As is well-known to those who follow the work of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, CEPR […]