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Al Jazeera Video: Haiti, the Election, the International Community, Duvalier and Aristide

January 24, 2011

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Luckily, this panel discussion includes Peter Hallward, author of the recent book:  “Damming the Flood:  Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment” which I recommend highly.  It is Hallward who provides the background on what happened to Aristide and why.  Of course, the main focus is Haiti and the ridiculous election.

Okay, Drop the Screwdriver: Imperial Screws Tightened Regarding “Election” and Haiti’s Future

January 24, 2011

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If you are going to be an imperialist, you must act like one.  You must be arrogant, duplicitous, condescending  and, when dealing with certain countries like Haiti, you must treat the people and their government officials like children.  If I was casting for the role of the new UglyAmerican, I would pick the US Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice.  […]

Haiti Liberte – Kim Ives: A Class Analysis of Baby Doc: Mothballed Playboy Dictator Recalled to Service

January 20, 2011

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  Excellent background and analysis from Kim Ives.  I encourage you to share this article widely.  A Class Analysis of Baby Doc: Mothballed Playboy Dictator Recalled to Service       By Kim Ives  The big question Haitians are asking is: who is behind Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s surprise arrival in Haiti with an expired Haitian […]

Written Statement from Pres. Aristide: He’s Ready to Return to Haiti

January 19, 2011

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  Dr Jean-Bertrand Aristide Former President of Haiti 19 January 2011 I would like to thank the government and the people of South Africa for the historic hospitality, deeply rooted in Ubuntu, extended to my family and I. Since my forced arrival in the Mother Continent six and a half years ago, the people of […]

Baby Doc’s Lawyer Says He is A “Political Man” and Has “Right to Run” for Haitian Presidency

January 19, 2011

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In a bizarre interview with Al Jazeera’s Sebastian Walker, one of Jean-Claude Duvalier’s lawyers says Baby Doc is a political man and has the right to run for President.  The lawyer also said that if Haiti wanted to bring charges against Baby Doc, it should have done so within ten years of his departure.  The […]

OAS Removes its Special Representative in Haiti for Telling It Like It Is About UN Peacekeeping Mission

December 30, 2010

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OAS Removes Special Representative in Haiti from Post ST. DOMINGO – The Organization of American States removed its special representative in Haiti, Ricardo Seitenfus, from his post, a diplomat said on condition of anonymity. The move came after the publication in a Swiss newspaper of remarks attributed to the diplomat in which he questioned the […]

Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti

December 17, 2010

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  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 […]

Canada-Israel Public Security Pact: Canada Involving Israel in the Americas, Despite Blatant Human Rights Violations

September 6, 2010

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Canada-Israel Public Security Agreement. Canada involving Israel in the Americas, Despite Blatant Human Rights Violations By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East Global Research, September 2, 2010     Despite Concerns, Canada is involving Israel in the Americas      The department of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday that the Minister of State […]

PANAMAX: US Military Exercises with 16 Countries in Latin America

August 16, 2010

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Here’s an English translation of the original article in Spanish which also follows.  The article is from the website “La Radio Primerisima” in Nicaragua. The exercises will be in the vicinity of the Panama Canal, Colombia, and the US states of Virginia and Florida.  Looks like jumpout squad hopscotch targeting Venezuela.  And, those US soldiers that were […]

Al Jazeera Video: What is Clinton’s Interim Haiti Recovery Commission Doing? Answers Tough to Come By

July 23, 2010

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Check it out: