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August 13, 2011


Today, August 13, i s the 85th birthday of Fidel Castro. Two videos:  the first is of President Evo Morales of Bolivia talking  about Fidel and the great impact he has had around the world ; the second video is a true treasure   – Fidel in his own words.  Viva Fidel!

Venezuela to Leave Andean Trade Pact Due to Peru and Colombia Approval of Free Trade Agreements

April 22, 2011


Venezuela leaving Andean Community trade pact, new deals being negotiated with some nations By Associated Press, Thursday, April 21, 6:30 PM CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela will leave the Andean Community of Nations trade pact Friday after 38 years as a member, and it has yet to reach new long-term trade agreements with two of the bloc’s other […]

Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti

December 17, 2010


  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 […]

At United Nations, Cuba Demands New World Political and Economic Order

September 21, 2010


acnnews 6 Cuba Demands New World Political and Economic Order at United Nations HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 21 (acn) Cuba demanded on Tuesday a new international political and economic order based on the principles of solidarity, social justice, equality and respect for the rights of the peoples and all human rights. Addressing the plenary session of […]

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

August 23, 2010


“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 Digg Reddit Mixx Propeller In an […]

Weisbrot: Brazil Itching for a Fight

June 24, 2010


Picture above is of Jose Serra, right-wing candidate for president PROGRESO WEEKLY Brazil gears up for a fight Wednesday, 23 June 2010 12:50 By Mark Weisbrot From The Guardian Four years ago, when the government of Evo Morales re-nationalized its hydrocarbon industry, the Brazilian media was spoiling for a fight. After all, Petrobras, the Brazilian […]

ALBA Summit and the People’s Trade Agreement on Indigenous and Afro-descendant People Begins in Ecuador

June 24, 2010


Update:  Remarks from Ecuador’s President, Rafael Correa Today at Opening Session acnnews 11 The Ecuadorean President Praises Performance of the ALBA HAVANA, Cuba, June 24 (acn) Rafael Correa, President of the Republic of Ecuador, highlighted on Thursday in Cuenca the progress of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA), the summit conference of which began […]

VIDEOS: A Tribute to Che Guevara on the 82nd Anniversary of His Birth

June 14, 2010


Today, June 14, is  the 82nd anniversary of Che Guevara’s birth and it is a good occasion to review various parts of his life and missions.  I prepared the following last year on the occasion of Che’s birthday and it seems like a good idea to re-issue it as is. In late 1964, after making […]

Bolivian President Threatens to Expel USAID – Appointment of Mark Feierstein as USAID Deputy Doesn’t Help

June 11, 2010


 Bolivian President Threatens to Expel U.S. International Relief Agency June 7, 2010 5:29 p.m. EST Tom Ramstack – AHN News Correspondent La Paz, Bolivia (AHN) – Bolivian President Evo Morales is threatening to expel a U.S. relief agency that assists underdeveloped nations after accusing it of supporting his political adversaries. He said the U.S. Agency […]

Allard: Spanish “Partido Popular” Financed Coup Against Bolivian President

June 9, 2010


Spanish Partido Popular financed coup against Bolivian president Jean-Guy Allard THE Fundación Iberoamérica Europa (FIE), a branch of the Spanish right-wing Partido Popular (currently led by Mariano Rajoy), which was formerly directed by Ana Botella, wife of former Prime Minister José Maria Aznar, paid out millions to support the failed coup against Bolivian President Evo […]