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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 […]

The Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) Protests Haiti Recovery Commission’s Contempt for Earthquake Victims

October 30, 2010

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BUREAU DES AVOCATS INTERNATIONAUX and other organizations presented their concerns regarding the living conditions of Haitians who are internally displaced after the earthquake to the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on October 26, 2010.  The Government of Haiti, which was invited to participate, sent no one. BAI protests Haiti Recovery Commission’s […]

Take Action! End the Brutal Repression of the Honduran Social Movement

August 31, 2010

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Take Action!  End the Brutal Repression of the Honduran Social Movement Written by Honduras Solidarity Network Monday, 30 August 2010 14:40 A coalition of U.S. organizations today denounced the exercise of violent repression by Honduran military and police forces against members of a striking teacher’s union at a university in Tegucigalpa. The Honduras Solidarity Network […]

Weekly News Update on the Americas: Honduras Strike, Peru Repression, Haiti’s Elections and Tense Homeless-NGO Relations

August 24, 2010

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Weekly News Update from on the Americas *1. Honduras: Unions Plan for General Strike Thousands of Honduran workers marched in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula on Aug. 18 to demand an increase in the minimum wage and to show solidarity with teachers who were in the 14th day of an open-ended strike. The protest–initiated by […]

Kevin Pina’s Haiti Election Update: Wyclef Out and Whining, Lavalas Out But Aristide’s Former PM, Neptune, is In Running on Another Party Ticket

August 23, 2010

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Pic above is of Kevin Pina in the slammer in Port-au-Prince in October 2004 after his arrest while investigating the bogus arrest of Father Gerard Jean-Juste. Folks, Kevin Pina did a short program tonight on Radio KPFA – Flashpoints regarding the November election.  His guests were Ansel Herz, independent journalist, on the ground in Haiti and Jacob […]

Russia Today Interview with Daniel Ortega: “The World is Changing, the US is Not”

August 23, 2010

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“The world is changing, the US is not” – Nicaraguan president Published 23 August, 2010, 09:46 Edited 23 August, 2010, 17:51 Washington has an expansionary policy in which Latin America is simply a backyard for US military bases, believes Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega. Yahoo StumbleUpon Google Live Technorati del.icio.us Digg Reddit Mixx Propeller In an […]

The UN Security Council Regime of Tribunals and Sanctions: A Smokescreen for Military Seizure of Regions and Resources

August 21, 2010

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While this article does not address Latin America nor the Caribbean, it provides an excellent analysis of the inner workings of a US-dominated UN Security Council (UNSC) in many areas of the world — Lebanon, Rwanda,Yugoslavia,Iraq, etc.  As you read the article, keep in mind that the UNSC used many of the same methods when it established a “peacekeeping” […]

FIDEL: The World Government (Part II)

August 19, 2010

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August 19, 2010  Cuban News Agency The World Government (Part II) Reflections by Comrade Fidel “The ABC of drug trafficking” “Opium is grown in different regions of the world: South America; The Golden Triangle made up by Laos, Burma and Thailand; and an area known as the Golden Crescent made up by Afghanistan, Pakistan and […]

WEISBROT: Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations with Venezuela?

August 18, 2010

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  Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations With Venezuela? By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on August 18, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. While President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and the new President of Colombia, Manuel Santos met in Santa Marta, […]

FIDEL: “The World Government” (Part 1)

August 18, 2010

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The World Government (Part I) Reflections by Comrade Fidel In a recent reflection I wrote a couple of days ago –on August 15- in referring to an article published by the Cuban journalist Randy Alonso, the host of the national TV program “The Round Table”, about a meeting that was held at Dolce Hotel in […]