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

March 4, 2010


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! 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


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


(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


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 […]