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In Addition to Bill Clinton, Prezy “Sweet Mickey” Makes Another New, Best Friend — Hillary

April 20, 2011

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Haitian President-elect Martelly pledges to speed up post-earthquake recovery By Mary Beth Sheridan, Wednesday, April 20, 6:49 PM Haiti’s newly elected president met senior U.S. officials in Washington on Wednesday, pledging to speed up reconstruction of his earthquake-battered country and to reestablish an army in a country that has been plagued with coups. Michel Martelly was warmly […]

Ctr. for Economic and Policy Research: Venezuelan Recession Likely Ended in Second Quarter

September 4, 2010

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NEW REPORT: Venezuelan Recession Likely Ended in Second Quarter Future Growth Will Depend on Government Fiscal Policy, Public Investment For Immediate Release: September 3, 2010 Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-239-1460 Washington, D.C. – The Venezuelan economy, which was in recession in 2009, likely began its recovery in the second quarter of 2010, according to a new […]

HAITI: IMF’s Strauss-Kahn Dodges on Debt Forgiveness, Past Conditions’ Harm

March 31, 2010

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UN’s Ban, Zoellick and Strauss-Kahn, IMF debt forgiveness not yet shown    On Haiti, IMF’s Strauss-Kahn Dodges on Debt Forgiveness, Past Conditions’ Harm By Matthew Russell Lee  UNITED NATIONS, March 31 — Amid the congratulatory talk about help to Haiti at the UN on March 31, it emerged that the International Monetary Fund has yet […]

Post-Quake Revitalization Plans Collide in Haiti’s Breadbasket

March 8, 2010

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March 8, 2010 Post-Quake Revitalization Plans Collide in Haiti’s Breadbasket By NATHANIAL GRONEWOLD of Greenwire THOMONDE, Haiti — This community once bustled with farmers growing and selling corn, sugar cane, coffee, mangoes and potatoes. No more. Patrick Belizaire, 37, who returned here in 2008 to start a farm cooperative after living with his family in […]

ALBA Goes Beyond Cooperation, Includes Monetary and Financial Integration

March 4, 2010

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  acnnews 7 ALBA Goes Beyond Cooperation, Says Mexican Economist HAVANA, Cuba, March 3 (acn) The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) is an institution that goes beyond cooperation among its member countries as it includes monetary and financial integration, said Mexican economy expert. Jaime Estay, with the Autonomous University of Puebla […]

WEISBROT: Independent Latin America Forms Its Own Organization

February 25, 2010

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Independent Latin America Forms Its Own Organization By Mark Weisbrot   This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on February 25, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. Latin America took another historic step forward this week with the creation of a new regional organization of 32 […]

IMF Puts Haiti $102 Million in Debt — JubileeUSA Network

January 28, 2010

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From Melinda St. Louis Dear Supporter, Yesterday the IMF Board voted to give Haiti a $102 million loan. Despite last week’s announcement from the IMF’s Managing Director committing to work for debt cancellation and to turn the new loan into a grant,  the IMF made no mention of canceling Haiti’s current $165 million debt to […]