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US Blockade Causes Billions in Losses to Cuba

September 15, 2010


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 […]

Sept. 10 (English Edition) Correo del Orinoco Newspaper from Venezuela

September 13, 2010


September 10 edition of Correo del Orinoco

Hurricane EARL Threatens Haiti While Corporate Media Churns Out Celebrity Gossip

August 30, 2010


From the Haiti Action website.  Click on the title link to see satellite photos. Hurricane EARL threatens Haiti while the corporate media churns out celebrity gossip Haiti – Port au Prince, Haiti — Hurricane EARL is now a dangerous Category FOUR on the Saffir-Simpson scale. After scraping by Anguilla as a Category TWO Hurricane, […]

Wyclef Jean May Consider Run for Presidency — Is This the Haitian Elite’s Answer to Its Lavalas Problem?

July 25, 2010


Young, famous, a man of means, nephew of Haitian ambassador to US.  These things can’t hurt if you are going to run for president, but is the Haitian elite putting Jean in the race to syphon votes from Lavalas party supporters?  The Lavalas party was barred from the last three elections and Preval has stated that the party will be banned […]

Thousands in Haiti March on Aristide’s Birthday

July 18, 2010


Please go to the Haiti Action website for article and numerous photos of the march.

HAITI: Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Six Month Report

July 16, 2010


 Below is an excerpt of the Doctors Without Borders six month report on Haiti.  The full report is available here.   Introduction: One Million Under Canvas The disaster in Haiti was such an intense blow to a poor and densely packed urban population that it presented new challenges of scale and complexity on every level […]

A Tale of Two Extraditions: “Dudus” Coke and Luis Posada Carriles

July 2, 2010


In the following article, Saul Landau, provides excellent background on Coke, alleged drug kingpin from Jamaica, and Luis Posada Carriles, the perpetual Cuban exile terrorist, making the point quite clearly that, when it comes to extradition, these guys were treated very differently.  The reason the US will never extradite Posada Carriles or try him in a US court […]

Nobody Buys State Dept. Fictional Horror Story on Cuba and Trafficking in Persons

June 15, 2010


And to think, after the triumph of the Revolution, a program was developed to get prostitutes off the streets which involved free health care and employment training. Cuba Rejects US Accusations of Trafficking in Persons Cuban News Agency HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 15 (acn) The head of the North American Department at the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Josefina Vidal, categorically rejected the […]

Haiti “Safe” in the Cradle of Capitalism -Senate Ready to Issue $3.5B for Rebuilding

May 24, 2010


It must be hard for Haitians living in miserable homeless camps with nothing but tarps for cover, little food and water, and on the verge of a diptheria outbeak (among many others) to see how they will be helped by the US Congress’ intention to authorize $3.5 billion for Haiti reconstruction projects which will be awarded to US businesses, […]

Urgent Alert: Honduran Resistance Leader and Pres. Candidate, Carlos Reyes, Recieves Death Threat

May 21, 2010


    Dear Friends,  Last night at 6:00pm Carlos H. Reyes, leader of the Honduran Resistance Movement and former Independent Presidential candidate, received a death threat on his cell phone.  He was able verify that the call came from a land telephone in Tegucigalpa.  The number was 226-9965.  The caller issued the following threat in […]