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SF Labor Council Resolution: Deliver Earthquake Aid to Haiti and Respect the Sovereignty of the Haitian People!

March 4, 2010

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San Francisco Labor Council Resolution – Adopted March 1, 2010 by the Executive Committee of the San Francisco Labor Council Deliver Earthquake Aid to Haiti and Respect the Sovereignty of the Haitian People!   http://www.sflaborcouncil.org/ViewUpload/502 WHEREAS, President Obama has promised that “the people of Haiti will have the full support of the United States in the […]

The Newest Ugly American: Haitian Protesters Confront Bill Clinton

February 7, 2010

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Haitian protesters confront Bill Clinton Photograph by: Kena Betancur, Reuters, Agence France-Presse By Andrew Beatty, Agence France-PresseFebruary 6, 2010Comments (9)    Survivors of Haiti’s earthquake demand tents in front of the Haitian government’s temporary offices before Bill Clinton, now UN special envoy for Haiti, visits in Port-au-Prince on Friday. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was […]

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: Rep. Maxine Waters – Press Release/Text of Floor Speech on Aid and Relief for Haiti

January 21, 2010

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January 20, 2010 For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Levin Phone: (202) 225-2201 Congresswoman Maxine Waters Acts to Spur Aid, Relief for Haiti She Encourages Congress to Support Further Debt Relief for Haiti, Rallies L.A. Haitian Community Washington, DC - Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-35) announced today that she is writing legislation to cancel Haiti's debt to […]