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Haiti: Strike Two! 16 0f 30 Senators Oppose Prezy Martelly’s Second PM Nominee

July 9, 2011

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When a combination of the US, UN, and OAS selected Sweet Mickey Martelly as Haiti’s president, it probably didn’t dawn on him that he was going into office without a mandate and, therefore, no legitimacy.  It’s about time for Hillary to fly to Port-au-Prince to fix the mess.  No prime minister means no government.  On […]

Killing Them Not So Softly: How Canada and UN Helped Pave Haiti’s Road to Cholera Hell

July 7, 2011

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How We Helped Pave Haiti’s Road to Cholera Hell Canada and the UN have committed public health malpractice on a very large scale. By Crawford Kilian, Today, TheTyee.ca Ambulance drivers take critically ill patients, referred by the Red Cross, to a cholera treatment centre. Credit: Amanda George/British Red Cross/Creative Commons. Login/Register Who’s Reporting on Haiti’s Cholera? […]

For PM, Martelly Picks Former Justice Minister Who Persecuted Aristide Supporters under Illegal Gov’t. Selected by US in 2004

July 6, 2011

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Haitians just can’t get a break.  Bernard Gousse, Martelly’s nominee for Prime Minister, was a particularly evil “justice” minister in the illegal government of Gerard Latortue who was anointed by the 2004 “coup team” of US-France-Canada, a move that violated the Haitian constitution.  Gousse oversaw a justice system that targeted Aristide supporters — hundreds incarcerated […]

All the Info You Need to Clobber Your Uncle in a Debate about Health Care in Cuba vs. US: Stephen Lendman Has the 411

July 6, 2011

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Health Care in Cuba and America by Stephen Lendman Tuesday Jul 5th, 2011 12:57 AM Under Article 50 of Cuba’s Constitution: “Everyone has the right to health protection and care. The state guarantees this right: — by providing free medical and hospital care by means of the installations of the rural medical service network, polyclinics, […]

FIDEL on Chavez, Health Care, and the Meaning of Solidarity

July 6, 2011

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Reflections by Comrade Fidel A BRILLIANT AND COURAGEOUS STATEMENT Attending to other matters that are now top priority, I momentarily strayed from the frequency with which I had been writing reflections in the year 2010; however, Hugo Chávez Frías’ proclamation last Thursday the 30th, obliges me to write these lines. The president of Venezuela is […]

CDC Confirms UN Peacekeeper Camp Triggered Cholera Epidemic

June 30, 2011

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A previous UN report on the source of the cholera outbreak failed to acknowledge the evidence that it came from a Nepalese UN camp and appeared to blame Haitian victims instead.  See post on this site:  “UN Withdraws Its Cholera Mea Culpa and Blames Haitian Victims.” Study Says UN Force Brought Cholera to Haiti By […]

HAITI: The Next Round by Robert Roth

June 28, 2011

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HAITI: THE NEXT ROUND by Robert Roth On March 18th, President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and his family returned home from a 7-year forced exile in South Africa – an exile brought about by the violent U.S.-orchestrated coup in 2004. Up until the last minute, the U.S. government tried to stop the return, with President Obama going […]

Haiti: UN Office Criticizes Aid Distribution

June 28, 2011

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Article from the Weekly News Update on the Americas Haiti: UN Office Criticizes Aid Distribution The distribution of international aid after the devastating January 2010 earthquake in southern Haiti has been slow and in some ways counterproductive, according to a United Nations (UN) report released in June of this year. “Has Aid Changed? Channeling assistance […]

Afro-Descendants Forum in Caracas (Haiti Comm. and Solidarity Fund Established)

June 26, 2011

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The establishment of the Haiti Committee and Solidarity Fund at the recent Afro-Descendants Forum is great news — international support that will come from these efforts will be invaluable to the people of Haiti. Fourth International Forum of Afro-Descendents Held in Caracas By Correo del Orinoco International This past Sunday in the Hotel Alba, Caracas, […]

Chavez’ Health: “The Only Metastasis is the Miami Herald and the Rest of Right Wing Press” Says Ven Official

June 26, 2011

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Sunday, June 26th 2011 – 02:51 UTC Contradictory reports on the health condition of President Chavez Venezuela’s Deputy Foreign Affairs minister Temir Porras said on Saturday President Hugo Chavez was rapidly recovering from surgery and described reports to the contrary published in the Miami press as ‘day dreaming’ Deputy Foreign Affairs minister Temir Porras said […]