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March 24, 2011


Aristide Returns (The Nation) 20 March 2011 Comments: 0 By Dan Cough­lin, the Nation For­mer Pres­i­dent Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s tri­umphant return to Haiti after seven years of forced exile in South Africa sig­nals a new stage in the Caribbean country’s pop­u­lar and demo­c­ra­tic strug­gle just as a resur­gent right wing pre­pares to lay elec­toral claim—for the […]

The Coup Attempt in Ecuador — US Testing the Water?

October 1, 2010


Consider the following information regarding yesterday’s coup attempt in Ecuador.  First an RT interview with Eva Golinger.  Second, two articles, authored by Jean-Guy Allard — the first one confirms a story that broke in 2008 about US intelligence penetration of the Ecuadoran police and the second one describes the meddling by the US ambassador in […]

Take Action! End the Brutal Repression of the Honduran Social Movement

August 31, 2010


Take Action!  End the Brutal Repression of the Honduran Social Movement Written by Honduras Solidarity Network Monday, 30 August 2010 14:40 A coalition of U.S. organizations today denounced the exercise of violent repression by Honduran military and police forces against members of a striking teacher’s union at a university in Tegucigalpa. The Honduras Solidarity Network […]

WEISBROT: Washington and International Donors Have Failed Haiti

August 13, 2010


Washington and International Donors Have Failed Haiti By Mark Weisbrot This op-ed was distributed by McClatchy Tribune Information Services on August 12, 2010 and published by the Sacramento Bee (CA) and other newspapers. If anyone wants to reprint it, please let CEPR know, by replying to this message. The “international community” is in charge of […]

VIDEOS: A Tribute to the Brave People of the Honduran Resistance

June 28, 2010


From day one, the brave and determined people of Honduras fought the coup and have been fighting for the last 365 days. This is a brief video tribute to people of the Honduran resistance and their determination to take their country back from the murderous thugs that kidnapped President Zelaya and violated their constitution. Below […]

The Coup is Not Over: Marking a Year of Resistance in Honduras

June 28, 2010


The Coup Is Not Over: Marking a Year of Resistance in Honduras   Monday, 28 June 2010 09:07        At one point during the military coup in Honduras last year, a US representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) joked that Hondurans were living in a state of “magical realism”, a folkloric literary genre […]

Truth in Honduras: 1 Year After Coup, Battle Over Who Gets to Expose –or Avoid– Recent History Begins

June 11, 2010


IN THESE TIMES   *TRUTH IN HONDURAS* JUNE 11.2010 One year after the coup, the battle over who gets to expose---or avoid---recent history begins. By *Jeremy Bigwood* -- see Bigwood's profile Army soldiers clash with members of the National Autonomous University of Honduras (UNAH) workers union during a protest against the establishment of the Truth […]

Honduras: Another Coup? US Trying to Fix What it Broke?

June 10, 2010


Hemispheric Brief Thursday, June 10, 2010 Whispers of a Coup We’re just 18 days shy of the one year anniversary of the 2009 coup d’etat carried out against the government of Manuel Zelaya in Honduras. And, as various reports over the last week indicate, coup rumors are swirling once again. This time, however, President Porfirio […]

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 […]

US Paid Money to Support Hugo Banzer’s 1971 Coup in Bolivia

May 30, 2010


   Kissinger noted, “In Bolivia there has been a coup. It has brought on a right-​wing government.” Nixon’s response? “What about Chile?”   Real News: The U.S. Paid Money to Support Hugo Banzer’s 1971 Coup By Robert P. Baird For nearly four decades, there’s been an open ques­tion about the 1971 coup that brought dic­ta­tor […]