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ARISTIDE RETURNS

March 24, 2011

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Aristide Returns (The Nation) 20 March 2011 Comments: 0 By Dan Cough­lin, the Nation For­mer Pres­i­dent Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s tri­umphant return to Haiti after seven years of forced exile in South Africa sig­nals a new stage in the Caribbean country’s pop­u­lar and demo­c­ra­tic strug­gle just as a resur­gent right wing pre­pares to lay elec­toral claim—for the […]

BREAKING: Haiti Gives Aristide’s Passport to His Lawyer

February 8, 2011

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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 […]

Interview: Aristide’s Lawyer, Ira Kurzban, Says US Gave “Green Light” for Duvalier’s Arrival in Haiti, But Blocked Aristide’s Return

January 27, 2011

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Former Haitian President Aristide’s Attorney: Washington Gave “Green Light” for Duvalier’s Arrival in Haiti At the same time, U.S. continued to block exiled President Aristide’s return Posted Jan. 26, 2011  Real Audio   MP3 Interview with Ira Kurzban, attorney representing exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, conducted by Scott Harris The return of ex-Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby […]

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 […]

The Coup Attempt in Ecuador — US Testing the Water?

October 1, 2010

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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 […]

US Blockade Causes Billions in Losses to Cuba

September 15, 2010

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acnnews 7 U.S. blockade Causes Billions in Losses to Cuba HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 15 (acn) The U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade has cost Cuba over 750 billion dollars in direct economic damages in half a century, reads a report introduced today by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. This figure reveals that despite there is […]

Chavez Recalls First Declaration of Havana, September 2, 1960: Fidel Whacks the US and Other Lackey Nations, Including the OAS

September 3, 2010

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If interested in reading the full text of the Havana Declaration, go to Fidel’s speeches, a database of his  speeches maintained by the University of Texas. September 2, 1960, Fidel rips up the OAS declaration expressing the intention to expel Cuba from the organization.  But, before this could happen, Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Raul Roa, announced that Cuba […]