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

June 10, 2010

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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 […]

Latin America Still Divided Over the Coup in Honduras

June 7, 2010

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Latin America Still Divided Over Coup in Honduras Arturo Rodriguez/Associated Press Porfirio Lobo has not convinced much of the world that he is the legitimate leader of Honduras. By MARC LACEY Published: June 5, 2010  MEXICO CITY — No longer is the ousted Honduran president hiding out in an embassy compound, and no longer is […]

Sec. Clinton on Haitian Flag Day: The US will “stand with you as a friend and partner.” Okay, how about returning Aristide?

May 19, 2010

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  Secretary Clinton: May 2010 » Republic of Haiti Flag Day Republic of Haiti Flag Day Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC May 18, 2010 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I salute the people of Haiti and Haitians living in Diaspora communities around the world as […]

For $10 Billion of “Promises” Haiti Surrenders its Sovereignty

April 25, 2010

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For $10 Billion of “Promises” Haiti Surrenders its Sovereignty International Donors Conference at the UN  by Kim Ives Global Research, April 25, 2010 Haïti Liberté – 2010-04-20 It was fitting that the Mar. 31 “International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti” was held in the Trusteeship Council at the United Nations headquarters in […]

VIDEO: Nine Months After Honduran Coup, State Dept. Denies Systemic Repression

April 13, 2010

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State Department campaign denies the systemic repression that continues, nine months after coup. While State Department attempts to sell the world that the inauguration of a new president in Honduras has brought an end to the country’s crisis, the continuing assassinations of anti-coup activists and their children stands as sharp evidence to the contrary. Video […]

Rebuilding Haiti: $10 Billion Promised at Donors’ Conference

March 31, 2010

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      Ban said the world had come together ‘dramatically and in solidarity with the Haitian people’ [Reuters]   Haiti promised $10bn for rebuilding International donors have pledged $9.9bn over more than three years to rebuild earthquake- devastated Haiti, going “far beyond expectations”, the UN secretary general said. Bank Ki-moon said at the end […]

HAITI Donors’ Meeting 3/31: Things to Look For

March 28, 2010

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The outcome of this meeting should be of little surprise given that the number crunching has already been done.  But the dynamics of the meeting should be fascinating.  President Preval will serve as chair and Ban ki-Moon and Hillary Clinton as co-hosts.  Both Preval and Ban are less than aggressive personalities and Hillary is quite the opposite.  […]

State Dept.: “Building an Effective Civilian Capacity to Address Crises, Conflicts, and Countries in Transition”

March 24, 2010

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Jeez, more State Dept. folks gathering intelligence and generally mucking things up around the world. This plan should produce a knock-down, drag-out fight between State and Defense.  U.S. Must Strengthen Civilian Expeditionary Capacity Dane F. Smith | 24 Mar 2010 The State Department is close to winding up the initial phase of a Quadrennial Diplomacy […]

WEISBROT: International Campaign Around Venezuela’s Elections Has Begun

March 18, 2010

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International Campaign Around Venezuela’s Elections Has Begun By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on March 18, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. Venezuela has an election for its National Assembly in September, and the campaign has begun in earnest. I am referring […]

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

March 5, 2010

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  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 […]