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Venezuela to Leave Andean Trade Pact Due to Peru and Colombia Approval of Free Trade Agreements

April 22, 2011


Venezuela leaving Andean Community trade pact, new deals being negotiated with some nations By Associated Press, Thursday, April 21, 6:30 PM CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela will leave the Andean Community of Nations trade pact Friday after 38 years as a member, and it has yet to reach new long-term trade agreements with two of the bloc’s other […]

Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti

December 17, 2010


  Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti   By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on December 17, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. The polarization of the debate around Wikileaks is pretty simple, really. Of all the governments […]

Weekly News Update on the Americas: Honduras Strike, Peru Repression, Haiti’s Elections and Tense Homeless-NGO Relations

August 24, 2010


Weekly News Update from on the Americas *1. Honduras: Unions Plan for General Strike Thousands of Honduran workers marched in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula on Aug. 18 to demand an increase in the minimum wage and to show solidarity with teachers who were in the 14th day of an open-ended strike. The protest–initiated by […]

When Chile Called, Cuba Answered

March 4, 2010


acnnews 4 Chile’s Health Minister Thanks Cuban Doctors Upon Their Arrival HAVANA, Cuba, March 3 (AIN) Chile’s Health Minister Alvaro Erazo appreciated the arrival this Wednesday of a group of doctors from Cuba to help on emergency situations in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit that nation last Saturday. Among other materials and equipment, […]


June 9, 2009

Comments Off on FIDEL CASTRO: “OBAMA’S SPEECH IN CAIRO” ==================================================== 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 […]

Peru: Garcia Gov’t. Committing Massacres of Indigenous in Resource Rich Amazonas

June 8, 2009

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Since April 9th communities in the Peruvian Amazon have been protesting new laws passed by President Alan Garcia’s government that usher in the Free Trade Agreement with the United States and authorize an unprecedented wave of extractive industries into the Amazon Rainforest. Over 30,000 indigenous people have been blockading roads, rivers, and railways to demand […]