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OAS: No Action on Colombia Allegations Regarding FARC in Venezuela

August 27, 2010


OAS: No action on Venezuela FARC allegations Wednesday, 25 August 2010 14:28 Kirsten Begg Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza said Wednesday the international body has done everything it can to help patch up relations between Colombia and Venezuela. “The [Colombian] petition has been presented … there’s nothing else that can […]

Ctr. for Constitutional Rights’ Letter to Sec. Clinton Concerning Readmission of Honduras to OAS

July 27, 2010


CCR Statement and Open Letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Readmission of Honduras into OAS July 27, 2010, New York – On July 30, 2010 the Organization of American States’ High-Level Commission on Honduras is expected to make recommendations to the OAS member states with regards to the readmission of Honduras into the […]

“For the Dignity of Venezuela”: Venezuela Breaks Relations with Colombia by Eva Golinger

July 22, 2010


Thursday, July 22, 2010 VENEZUELA BREAKS RELATIONS WITH COLOMBIA “For the dignity of Venezuela” Venezuela and Colombia break relations President Chavez ordered maximum alert on Venezuela’s border with Colombia after the Uribe administration made grave accusations against Venezuela claiming the Chavez government harbors terrorists and terrorist training camps The outgoing government of Alvaro Uribe in […]

Weisbrot: Washington Elite Still Don’t get Latin America – Will They Ever?

June 28, 2010


Washington Elite Still Don’t Get Latin America – Will They Ever? By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on June 26, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. In the film “Guantanamera,” the last by renowned Cuban director Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, the Yoruba creation […]

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 […]

Cuba and Honduras: What Does the State Department Mean by “Pro-Democracy”?

June 8, 2010


Two articles: U.S. funds for democracy programs in Cuba get green light BY JUAN O. TAMAYO Two members of Congress have freed $15 million for pro-democracy programs in Cuba, but are still blocking $2.6 million for a contractor whose employee is jailed in Havana, according to Washington officials. “I am pleased the State Department […]

Latin America Still Divided Over the Coup in Honduras

June 7, 2010


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 […]

Foreign-Led Commission Now Governs Haiti

May 16, 2010


Beverly Bell Associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies Posted: May 13, 2010 11:57 AM Foreign-Led Commission Now Governs Haiti; Voting Membership Determined by Size of Contribution On April 15, the Haitian Parliament ratified a law extending by 18 months the state of emergency that President René Préval declared after the earthquake of January […]

Shaking Hands with the Devil: Canada and Honduras

April 26, 2010


Shaking Hands with the Devil: Canada and Honduras America Latina: Around the Canadian Imperium by Anthony Fenton On the Latin American front, some recent news and analysis: Tune in to the latest Canadian Dimension ‘Alert’ broadcast: “Honduras–based Rights Action worker, Karen Spring, explains that because the current post military coup government is particularly friendly to […]

Nicaragua: Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Wants OAS Probe of “Crisis”

April 26, 2010


Nicaragua Daily: US Legislator, an Enemy lunes, 26 de abril de 2010 Managua, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) From Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, we can only expect fascist expressions and fanatical defense of terrorism and US hegemony, the Bolsa de Noticias newspaper said in this capital on Monday.   The daily published an article about the political work […]