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Great Idea, UN, Get a Criminal to Investigate a Crime: UN Defend’s Appt. of Alvaro Uribe to Gaza Flotilla Investigation

August 9, 2010


UN Defends Uribe’s Appointment to Flotilla Panel United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon defended the appointment of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe as vice chairman of the U.N. inquiry into an Israeli attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, following requests from over 150 human rights organizations that it be reconsidered, reports EFE. Organizations from […]

Prez Morales Will Deliver Results of Climate Conf. to UN Sec. Gen, Ban Ki-moon – May 7

May 6, 2010


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 6, 2010 CONTACT: MEGAN MORRISSEY – 202-365-6900 INGRID SABJA – 973-738-2301 Bolivian President Evo Morales to Deliver Results of People’s Conference on Climate Change to UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-moon New York – On Friday, May 7th, President Evo Morales of Bolivia will personally present UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon with […]

Haiti’s World – According to the UN (Moon, Mulet, MINUSTAH) 2 articles

April 28, 2010


“Falling behind in this regard would “seriously undermine the stability we have been working towards in Haiti for many years,” he stated.”  –Edmond Mulet Say What???   Secretary-General requests rapid boosting of Haitian mission’s technical capacity 27 April 2010 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the Security Council to endorse a rapid strengthening of the […]

US Takeover of Haiti: The Centerpieces of US, UN, and World Bank Plan are Sweatshops and Tourism

April 6, 2010


U.S. Takeover of Haiti: The centerpieces of the US, UN, and World Bank Plan for Haiti are Sweatshops and Tourisim By Kim Ives Global Research, April 5, 2010 When this article appears on the morning of March 31, the much ballyhooed “International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti” will be getting underway […]

Rebuilding Haiti: $10 Billion Promised at Donors’ Conference

March 31, 2010


      Ban said the world had come together ‘dramatically and in solidarity with the Haitian people’ [Reuters]   Haiti promised $10bn for rebuilding International donors have pledged $9.9bn over more than three years to rebuild earthquake- devastated Haiti, going “far beyond expectations”, the UN secretary general said. Bank Ki-moon said at the end […]

Ban Ki-moon’s Pep Talk Before Donors’ Meeting Will Fall on Deaf Ears in Haiti

March 29, 2010


In today’s Washington Post, Ban Ki-moon tells the world that Haiti needs renewal, not restoration.  Renewal is what the international community wants for Haiti — new ports, new factories, new hotels, new government, etc.  But, the people of Haiti want a restoration of their democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, kidnapped by the US in 2004.  Haitians want […]

Ban Ki-moon Visits Haiti: Urges Donors to Keep the Money Flowing

March 14, 2010


UN chief urges donors to keep Haiti funds flowing Joseph Guyler Delva and Marine Hass PORT-AU-PRINCE Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:48pm EDT PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon vowed on Sunday to work to keep donor funds flowing for Haiti’s recovery and reconstruction following the devastating January earthquake in the poor Caribbean state. Making […]

UN Appoints a New UN “Peacekeeping” Force Commander in Haiti

March 11, 2010


The UN “peacekeeping” force in Haiti, MINUSTAH, is headed by Brazil, and that is why the commander will always be a Brazilian. UN appoints new UN force commander in Haiti Associated Press Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment Thursday of Maj. Gen. Luiz Guilherme Paul Cruz of Brazil as the new commander of the U.N. […]

While Some Aid Givers Use Helicopters and Guns, Cubans Set Up Clinics Within Champ de Mar Refugee Camp

January 25, 2010


In counter-point, many of the 500 Cuban doctors working in Haiti have fanned out throughout Port-au-Prince, particularly in the massive refugee camp that now covers the Champ de Mars, the downtown square. There they have set up small clinics, identified by a Cuban flag, to tend to the earthquake's many victims. According to Dr. Evan […]

FIDEL CASTRO ON HAITI: “Nothing Can Be Improvised in Haiti”

May 25, 2009

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There has been much discussion about Haiti in the press and the recent announcement by UN Secretary-General, Ban-Ki Moon that former President Bill Clinton will be his special envoy to Haiti.  John Maxwell, columnist for the Jamaica Observer, provided a searing indictment of the US’ entire policy towards Haiti, including the decision to send Clinton […]