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The Truth Comes Out: OAS Overturned Haitian Prez Election in a “Political Intervention,” – New CEPR Paper Suggests

October 17, 2011

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OAS Overturned Haitian Presidential Election in a “Political Intervention,” New CEPR Paper Suggests Statistical Analysis Shows that OAS Action Was Inconsistent with Election Data For Immediate Release: October 17, 2011 Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-239-1460 Washington, D.C.– An Organization of American States (OAS) Mission overturned the results of the first round of Haiti’s presidential elections last […]

Haiti’s Nov. 28 Election to Shut Out Lavalas Party? Not If Rep. Maxine Waters Has Her Way

October 1, 2010

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Haiti: US Congress members warn Clinton to include Lavalas in elections by Randall White Haiti Action.net – Port au Prince, Haiti — “President John Kennedy famously remarked, ‘Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.’ Running transparently unfair, exclusive elections, with the support of the international community, will leave many Haitians to […]

Special Report from Kevin Pina on Wyclef Jean Throwing Hat(s) in Ring for Haiti Prez

August 5, 2010

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A special report from Kevin Pina on the decision by Wyclef Jean to run for president of Haiti. Listen to the report that begins at 40:00 minutes into the program. Guests include: Brian Concannon, Director, Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti Andre Joseph, Miami-based radio producer and political commentator Wadner Pierre, Haitian Journalist in […]

Weisbrot: Brazil Itching for a Fight

June 24, 2010

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Picture above is of Jose Serra, right-wing candidate for president PROGRESO WEEKLY Brazil gears up for a fight Wednesday, 23 June 2010 12:50 By Mark Weisbrot From The Guardian Four years ago, when the government of Evo Morales re-nationalized its hydrocarbon industry, the Brazilian media was spoiling for a fight. After all, Petrobras, the Brazilian […]