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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 […]

WikiLeaks Haiti: The Earthquake Cables (or Why Did the US Deploy 22,000 Troops to Haiti?)

June 16, 2011


In the days just after the earthquake of January 2010, those familiar with the duplicitous nature of US foreign policy knew something was dreadfully wrong after the US military takeover of the control tower at Toussaint Louverture airport in Port-au-Prince.  Under pretense of security concerns, the only priority was getting US military boots on the ground (in the end, […]

Cuba’s Unindictable Indictment of Int’l. Donor Response to Haiti

April 8, 2011


A year ago, during the international donors’ meeting at the United Nations, Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, made an extraordinary presentation regarding his country’s intended response to the devastating impact of the January 2010 earthquake on the people of Haiti.  He said that Cuba would not be making a financial contribution, rather it would […]

BREAKING: Haiti Gives Aristide’s Passport to His Lawyer

February 8, 2011


Al Jazeera, in a report by Sebastian Walker this evening, reported that President Aristide’s attorney, Ira Kurzban, has been given a passport for Aristide by the Haitian government.  Walker confirmed this by speaking to Kurzban as he was heading to the airport in Port-au-Prince to fly back to Miami.   There have been many rumors over […]

Haiti’s Sham Elections Shames US by Mark Weisbrot

December 1, 2010


Comment is free Cif America Haiti’s sham election shames US Washington cannot confer legitimacy on this flawed election that does nothing for Haitians living under tarps, menaced by cholera Mark Weisbrot, Wednesday 1 December 2010 23.27 GMT Article history UN soldiers from Sri Lanka at the Haitian election tabulation centre in Port-au-Prince. The elections […]

Venezuela, Chile to Lead Community of Latin American and Carribean States – US and Canada Need Not Apply

July 3, 2010


04 July 2010 – 03H28  Venezuela, Chile to Head New Latin American Bloc    Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Nicolas Maduro (centre) leads the meeting of the ministers of Foreign Affairs of the member countries of the Latin American and Caribbean Summit (CALC), at the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Caracas, on July 3. […]

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

April 25, 2010


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 […]

ALBA Summit Moves Towards Latin American Integration (plus, nice pic of Chavez and Raul)

April 20, 2010


Chávez and Raúl during the Ninth Summit of ALBA. Photo: Raúl Abreu   JUVENTUD REBELDE Ninth ALBA Summit Moves towards Latin American Integration The Ninth Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA) that took place April 19 at the Teresa Carreno Theatre in Venezuela produced fruitful discussions targeting regional integration […]

The Organization of American States (OAS) Without the US. An Alternative

March 29, 2010


The Organization of American States (OAS) without the US. An Alternative By Nil Nikandrov Global Research, March 23, 2010 Strategic Culture Foundation – 2010-03-21 The parties to the Ninth International Conference of American States, held in Colombia’s capital Bogota in late April 1948, signed an agreement on creating the Organization of American States, OAS, which […]

CARICOM Demands Clear Role on Haiti

March 15, 2010


Caricom demands clear role on Haiti Monday, March 15 2010 CARICOM leaders are insisting the regional grouping should play “a clear role” in the reconstruction of earthquake ravaged Haiti. Haiti, Caricom’s newest member state, was devastated by a massive 7.0 magnitude quake on January 12 which left over 200,000 people dead and its capital Port-au-Prince […]