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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 […]

OCTOBER 11: Day of Action to Confront US Militarism in the Americas

July 28, 2010

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please circulate widely Call: Day of Action to Confront US Militarism in the Americas October 11, 2010 Our organizations urge you to join us in a National Day of Action to Confront US Militarism in the Americas on Monday, October 11, 2010. October 11 is the day the United States “celebrates” the beginning of the […]

Costa Rican Supreme Court Temporarily Halts Entry of US Military

July 28, 2010

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Costa Rican Supreme Court Temporarily Halts Entry of US Military By Jamie Way, Communications Coordinator Alliance for Global Justice July 27, 2010 The Costa Rican Supreme Court last week agreed to take a case challenging the constitutionality of a US-Costa Rican agreement that would allow for a massive US military presence. The agreement cannot go […]

More on the US Military Presence Offshore and In Costa Rica – 2 Articles

July 19, 2010

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Why are Marines disembarking in Costa Rica? July 17, 2010 by Atilio Boron *Translation: Machetera*   Article excerpt.  For full article go to Machetera’s blog by clicking on the title above:   Just like the establishment of the Obama-Uribe treaty whereby Colombia initially ceded the use of seven military bases to the United States, in […]

Fear, Suspicion as US Military En Route to Costa Rica by Joseph Shansky

July 15, 2010

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  Fear, Suspicion as US Military En Route to Costa Rica    Written by Joseph Shansky    Thursday, 15 July 2010 10:51   Tensions are high in Costa Rica following the announcement of the impending arrival of US military vessels. In the past year alone, a sudden expansion of United States military presence around Latin America has […]

Coast Guard Dispatching Ships and Personnel to Costa Rica to Threaten Nicaragua

July 9, 2010

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Coast Guard dispatching ships and personnel to Costa Rica to threaten Nicaragua By Wayne Madsen Online Journal Contributing Writer Jul 8, 2010, 00:20 (WMR) — After conducting its successful coup d’etat in Honduras against President Manuel Zelaya, the imperialistic Barack Obama administration is now bent on ousting Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega by massing a huge […]

HONDURAS: Arias and Insulza Send in “The Cleaner”

October 4, 2009

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NOTE:  This article originally appeared on the HONDURAS OYE! blog, but the editor function on the blog is not working (perhaps, gov’t. gremlins are?) preventing me from doing hotlinks and other really important editing tasks.  Here, the article with hotlinks. In the 1990 film, “La Femme Nikita,” a young heroin addict kills a cop, is […]

HONDURAS: Zelaya Puts the Screws to Obama in a Letter

July 26, 2009

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A letter from President Zelaya has gone to President Obama which gives him the names of the biggest golpistas, lists the crimes they have committed and requests that certain measures be taken against them. Now, Obama cannot claim he didn’t know. Zelaya should continue to communicate directly with Obama stating the obvious and asking Obama […]

Nicaragua/Honduras: Fidel Castro on “The 30th Sandinista Anniversary and the San Jose Proposal”

July 22, 2009

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Reflections by Comrade Fidel The coup d’état in Honduras, promoted by the far right-wing of the United States –which in Central America was maintaining the structure set up by Bush – and backed by the Department of State, was evolving poorly on account of the energetic resistance by the people. (Cuban News Agency) “The 30th […]