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Canada-Israel Public Security Pact: Canada Involving Israel in the Americas, Despite Blatant Human Rights Violations

September 6, 2010

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Canada-Israel Public Security Agreement. Canada involving Israel in the Americas, Despite Blatant Human Rights Violations By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East Global Research, September 2, 2010     Despite Concerns, Canada is involving Israel in the Americas      The department of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday that the Minister of State […]

Update on the Americas: Puerto Rico Teachers’ Strike, Honduran Cops Attacking Teachers, and Haiti Camp Residents Continue Protests

August 31, 2010

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Weekly News Update on the Americas Issue #1046, August 29, 2010 Click on the link above for these stories: 1. Puerto Rico: One-Day Teachers’ Strike Shuts Down Schools 2. Honduras: Cops Attack Striking Teachers, Again 3. Haiti: Camp Residents Continue Protests 4. Links to alternative sources on: Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa […]

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 […]

OAS: No Action on Colombia Allegations Regarding FARC in Venezuela

August 27, 2010

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OAS: No action on Venezuela FARC allegations Wednesday, 25 August 2010 14:28 Kirsten Begg Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza said Wednesday the international body has done everything it can to help patch up relations between Colombia and Venezuela. “The [Colombian] petition has been presented … there’s nothing else that can […]

Blackwater Provided “Unauthorized” Training in Colombia

August 25, 2010

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In a State Department report, largely about Blackwater trafficking arms and violating export regulations in Iraq and Afghanistan, there is information about the company  providing “unauthorized” military training in Colombia without the Department’s permission.  By pointing the finger at Blackwater now, the State Department is building its case for plausible deniability — “we had no idea […]

Venezuela: Land reform, food sovereignty and agroecology

August 25, 2010

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By *Alan Broughton* August 20, 2010 — A massive transformation of agriculture is occurring in Venezuela, a transformation that has lessons for every other country in the world. The /Law of the Land and Agrarian Development/, the /Law of Food Sovereignty and Security/ and the /Law of Integrated Agricultural Health/ set out the agenda (they […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Arming Aid: Costa Rica, the US Military and the Ongoing “War” on Drugs

August 18, 2010

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Arming Aid: Costa Rica, the US Military and the Ongoing “War” on Drugs   Written by Jamie Way   Tuesday, 17 August 2010 13:31 The US will begin sending warships to Costa Rica as early as August 20 despite the fact that the Costa Rican Supreme Court agreed to hear a case challenging its constitutionality. The court […]