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Pres. Zelaya to Head Petrocaribe

March 6, 2010

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The Associated Press March 6, 2010, 3:12PM ET Ousted former Honduran leader to head Petrocaribe  CARACAS, Venezuela Ousted former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya is taking on a new role: leading an energy consortium allowing poor Caribbean and Central American nations to buy oil on preferential terms from Venezuela. Zelaya accepted the invitation from Venezuelan President […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Carib/LatAm Group Will Plan Assistance to Haiti — US/Canada Need Not Apply

February 12, 2010

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Caribbean and Latin-American Nations to create an entity without the US HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 12 (acn) The Summit of the Caribbean and Latin-American Unity will be held on Feb 22-23; in Cancun, Mexico, where the American nations will lay the foundations to create an organization that integrates all of the region’s 33 countries but Canada […]

Cuban-Haitian Medical Teams in Haiti

February 6, 2010

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UPDATES: Cuban-Haitian Medical Teams in Haiti February 2, 2010­Cuban and Cuban-trained Haitian doctors­ already the largest contingent of medical relief workers in Haiti since the January 12th earth quake­ are being joined by graduates of Cuba´s Latin American Medical School (ELAM) from a score of countries. Among the first to arrive this week will be […]

WEISBROT: Why Washington Cares About Countries Like Haiti and Honduras

February 1, 2010

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Why Washington Cares About Countries Like Haiti and Honduras By Mark Weisbrot   This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on January 29, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. When I write about U.S. foreign policy in places like Haiti or Honduras, I often get responses […]

US Military’s Haiti “Relief” Ops – Rehearsal for Troop Deployments in LatAm

January 27, 2010

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(I’ll have to disagree with Glen Ford on the delay of aid, food, and water and deployment of only a few search and rescue teams — it all amounts to creating twice the number of deaths than if there had been a full US humanitarian response.  Haiti is a sea of Aristide supporters and the US cannot fully have its way […]

HAITI: Can You Say “UN Trusteeship?” Zbigniew Brezhenski Can and Does

January 24, 2010

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on Fareed Zakaria’s Sunday show, GPS.  Click here to see the interview.  Daniel Schorr called for a UN trusteeship on his National Public Radio program. And, here is an article in the Canadian Military Journal written a few years ago, “The Case for International Trusteeship in Haiti.” While a trusteeship for Haiti has been floated […]

PENTAGON’S 21st Century Counterinsurgency Wars: Latin America and South Asia

August 2, 2009

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Pentagon’s 21st Century Counterinsurgency Wars: Latin America and South Asia By Rick Rozoff URL of this article: www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=14599 Global Research, August 1, 2009 More than half a year after the departure of the George W. Bush administration the United States is embroiled in its largest combat operation since the second attack on Fallujah in November […]

FIDEL CASTRO: “OBAMA’S SPEECH IN CAIRO”

June 9, 2009

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http://www.walterlippmann.com/fc-06-08-2009.html ==================================================== Reflections by Comrade Fidel OBAMA’S SPEECH IN CAIRO On Thursday the 4th of June, at the Islamic University of Al-Azhar in Cairo, Obama gave a speech of special interest to those of us who are closely following his political actions given the enormous might of the superpower he leads. I cite his very […]