Browsing All posts tagged under »Dominican Republic«

World Summit on Future of Haiti in DR Today – Cuba Has All the Right Ideas

June 2, 2010


Two articles: acnnews 3 Esteban Lazo Heads Cuban Delegation to World Summit on Haiti HAVANA, Cuba, Jun 2 (acn) Vice President Esteban Lazo heads the Cuban delegation to an international summit on Haiti that takes place today in the Dominican resort of Punta Cana. Upon his arrival in Punta Cana for the so-called World Summit […]

Chavez Signs Deal in DR to Buy Stake in Oil Refinery; Chavez Also Meets with Zelaya

May 7, 2010


Presidents Leonel Fernandez and Hugo Chavez in the Dominican Republic This deal will put Venezuelan oil squarely in the Caribbean and make it much easier for Venezuela to provide oil to Haiti.  Two articles follow: Venezuela PDVSA Buys 49% Stake in Dominican Republic’s State-Owned Refinery CARACAS (Dow Jones)–Venezuela state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PVZ.YY), or PDVSA, […]

Chomsky Post-Earthquake: Aid Should Go to Haitian Popular Orgs, Not Contractors or NGOs

March 5, 2010


  Chomsky Post-Earthquake: Aid Should go to Haitian Popular Organizations, not to Contractors or NGOs Keane Bhatt For decades, Noam Chomsky has been an analyst and activist working in support of the Haitian people. In addition to his revolutionary linguistics career at MIT, he has written, lectured and protested against injustice for 40 years. He […]

“Rebuilding Haiti” – the Sweatshop Hoax

March 5, 2010


“Rebuilding Haiti” – the Sweatshop Hoax  The UN-supported plan to expand Haiti’s garment industry is unpopular among many grassroots organisations in the country. Rather than creating low wage jobs and export-driven development, sustainable reconstruction must be rooted in Haitian reality, writes David L. Wilson. 6th March 2010 – Published by MRZine Within days of a […]

HAITI: US Military to Have 12,000 Troops, UN “Peacekeepers” to Grow to 12,600 – But Not from DR

January 24, 2010


More “casques bleus” on the  way Haiti rejects Dominican Republic troops-envoys Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:32pm IST By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Earthquake-ravaged Haiti turned down an offer of troops from the neighbouring Dominican Republic, forcing the United Nations to look elsewhere for additional peacekeepers, U.N. diplomats said on Wednesday. The Dominican Republic […]

Organization of American States: Its Shameful History – Part 1

May 22, 2009

Comments Off on Organization of American States: Its Shameful History – Part 1

Discussions at the recent Summit of the Americas meeting in Trinidad and Tobago regarding the Organization of American States showed that the organization is not a useful mechanism for real “American” cooperation.  The following article, which appeared in the May 22nd edition of Cuba’s state newspaper, Granma International, demonstrates how the US-manipulated organization has been […]