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PANAMAX: US Military Exercises with 16 Countries in Latin America

August 16, 2010


Here’s an English translation of the original article in Spanish which also follows.  The article is from the website “La Radio Primerisima” in Nicaragua. The exercises will be in the vicinity of the Panama Canal, Colombia, and the US states of Virginia and Florida.  Looks like jumpout squad hopscotch targeting Venezuela.  And, those US soldiers that were […]

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 […]

DemNow: Oliver Stone and Tariq Ali for the Hour on Latin America and New Film “South of the Border”

June 22, 2010


June 22 Democracy Now program which spent the hour on Latin America with Oliver Stone, Director of “South of the Border” and the brilliant Tariq Ali, screenwriter for the film.  Click here to view video.

CLIP: Oliver Stone’s “South of the Border” Premieres Next Week in DC, LA, NYC and Rest of US in July

June 18, 2010


WATCH THE TRAILER FOR “SOUTH OF THE BORDER” by OLIVER STONE As you may have heard, Oliver Stone’s powerful new film, South of the Border, the first documentary by a major American director to explore the social transformation underway in South America, will be released in US theaters nationwide starting June 25 (more here). Lucky […]

Meeting of the Brazil-Cuba-Haiti Tripartite Commission on Reconstruction of Haitian Health System

June 10, 2010


PERIODICO 26 June 8th, 2010 Meeting of the Brazil–Cuba–Haiti Tripartite Commission Specialists from the three nations meet to materialize the reconstruction of the Haitian Health System LETICIA MARTÍNEZ SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti. — Since Monday, and throughout the week, the Brazil-Cuba-Haiti Tripartite Commission is meeting in this capital. In the words of Igor Kipman, Brazilian […]

Haiti Lawmakers OK Clinton-Led Rebuilding Panel

April 16, 2010


Haiti Lawmakers OK Clinton-Led Rebuilding Panel By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: April 16, 2010  Filed at 4:34 p.m. ET PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s soon-to-expire parliament has approved the creation of a commission co-chaired by former U.S. President Bill Clinton to oversee billions in post-quake reconstruction aid, the Ministry of Communications said Friday. The vote […]

A “US Base” in Rio?

April 7, 2010


 Tuesday, April 6, 2010 A “U.S. base” in Rio? “United States plans new bases in Brazil and Peru to contain Venezuela,” says TeleSur. During his stop in Quito yesterday, the assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Arturo Valenzuela, was asked about reports that the United States and Brazil are talking about creating a […]

Cuban FM Speech at Haiti Donor Meeting — This is What Serious Solidarity Looks Like

April 1, 2010


Cuban FM, Bruno Rodriguez Parilla, at 3/31 Haiti donors’ confernce, United Nations   Most of the participants in yesterday’s donor meeting repeated one another and pledged money that may or may not  be donated to Haiti reconstruction.  In stark contrast, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez had to race through his speech in order to cover the long list […]

HAITI Signs MOU with Cuba and Brazil Regarding Public Health Programs

March 28, 2010


Haitian President, Rene Preval   Preval Hopeful about Memorandum with Cuba and Brazil Escrito por Juan M. Garcia domingo, 28 de marzo de 2010  Port-au-Prince, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Haitian President Rene Preval expressed hopes about the future of public health in his country after signing a memorandum of understanding with Cuba and Brazil on […]

WEISBROT: Hillary Clinton’s “Damage Control” Trip to Latin America

March 5, 2010


  Hillary Clinton’s “Damage Control” Trip to Latin America By Mark Weisbrot   This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on March 5, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. Hillary Clinton’s Latin America tour is turning out to be about as successful as George W. Bush’s […]