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Shaking Hands with the Devil: Canada and Honduras

April 26, 2010

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Shaking Hands with the Devil: Canada and Honduras America Latina: Around the Canadian Imperium by Anthony Fenton On the Latin American front, some recent news and analysis: Tune in to the latest Canadian Dimension ‘Alert’ broadcast: “Honduras–based Rights Action worker, Karen Spring, explains that because the current post military coup government is particularly friendly to […]

US’ Handmaiden, Canada, Accuses Venezuela of Stifling Democracy While Parliament Remains Prorogued

April 25, 2010

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Canada Accuses Venezuela of Stifling Democracy while Parliament Remains Prorogued By: Camilo Cahis Canada is quick to criticize Venezuela for lacking democratic practices, which, ironically, is exactly what Canada is committing against its citizens.  The Canadian minister responsible for the Americas recently made a short stop in Venezuela. While there, Peter Kent took the opportunity […]

For $10 Billion of “Promises” Haiti Surrenders its Sovereignty

April 25, 2010

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For $10 Billion of “Promises” Haiti Surrenders its Sovereignty International Donors Conference at the UN  by Kim Ives Global Research, April 25, 2010 Haïti Liberté – 2010-04-20 It was fitting that the Mar. 31 “International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti” was held in the Trusteeship Council at the United Nations headquarters in […]

Haiti Lawmakers OK Clinton-Led Rebuilding Panel

April 16, 2010

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Haiti Lawmakers OK Clinton-Led Rebuilding Panel By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: April 16, 2010  Filed at 4:34 p.m. ET PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s soon-to-expire parliament has approved the creation of a commission co-chaired by former U.S. President Bill Clinton to oversee billions in post-quake reconstruction aid, the Ministry of Communications said Friday. The vote […]

VIDEOS: Haitians Speak About Shelter, Foreign Aid, Farming, and Sweatshops

April 12, 2010

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Please go to Ansel Herz’ website MEDIAHACKER to view four important videos featuring Haitians talking about their country and their lives.  The first video concerns the alarming lack of adequate shelter for many homeless victims of the January 12 earthquake.  The remaining three videos are by Al Jazeera journalist, Sebastion Walker, showing a great deal of […]

Haitian Police Begin Evictions, Stadium Director Wants Homeless Out and Footballers Back, and New Camp Doesn’t Have Enough Latrines

April 11, 2010

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Welcome to hell in Haiti. Haiti camp evictions begin ahead of rainy season (AFP) – 14 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE — Police have moved to evict thousands of homeless quake victims from squalid encampments in Haiti’s capital, even from the pitch of the country’s national stadium. Beginning late Friday, contingents of the Haitian National Police began […]

L’Agence Haitienne de Presse: Electoral Council Ponders Next Steps, Extension of State of Emergency, Soros-Mevs 40 Free Trade Zones!!

April 9, 2010

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(Unofficial) Overview of just some of the News from AHP/ Radio Solidarité Week ending April 9, 2010    Please visit the official site at www.ahphaiti.org  for all the news in French and Kreyol Highlights: Electoral council discusses elections outlook as OAS experts visit Haiti; Parliament debates and votes on proposed 18 month extension of the State […]

US Takeover of Haiti: The Centerpieces of US, UN, and World Bank Plan are Sweatshops and Tourism

April 6, 2010

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U.S. Takeover of Haiti: The centerpieces of the US, UN, and World Bank Plan for Haiti are Sweatshops and Tourisim By Kim Ives Global Research, April 5, 2010 haiti-liberte.com/ When this article appears on the morning of March 31, the much ballyhooed “International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti” will be getting underway […]

Haiti’s Next Catastrophe and How It Will Be Orchestrated

April 4, 2010

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RELOCATION MAP FOR EARTHQUAKE HOMELESS IN PORT-AU-PRINCE FROM THE WASHINGTON POST   The map above features three areas:  settlements to be completely relocated (in purple),  settlements to be “decongested” (in yellow) and new settlement land to relocate homeless from other parts of the city (in green).  My guess is that all the effort will be placed in moving designated […]

HAITI: IMF’s Strauss-Kahn Dodges on Debt Forgiveness, Past Conditions’ Harm

March 31, 2010

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UN’s Ban, Zoellick and Strauss-Kahn, IMF debt forgiveness not yet shown    On Haiti, IMF’s Strauss-Kahn Dodges on Debt Forgiveness, Past Conditions’ Harm By Matthew Russell Lee  UNITED NATIONS, March 31 — Amid the congratulatory talk about help to Haiti at the UN on March 31, it emerged that the International Monetary Fund has yet […]