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Haitians Protest for End of United Nations Presence in Haiti

July 31, 2011

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Haitians Protest for End of United Nations Presence in Haiti Published on Saturday, 30 July 2011 13:15 Written by Gaetant Guevara Destroying flags at protest – more photos link below PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Sit in by civil society organizations against the presence of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) on the 96th anniversary […]

Haiti Election: It’s A Sham — 11 of the 18 Candidates Allege Widespread Fraud

November 28, 2010

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Haitian candidates allege widespread fraud in national election From Ivan Watson, CNN STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: 11 of the 18 candidates running for president allege widespread fraud at the polls NEW: The candidates say the vote should be annulled Polls opened early Sunday on the fragile island nation Voters are struggling to overcome after-effects of the […]

At United Nations, Cuba Demands New World Political and Economic Order

September 21, 2010

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acnnews 6 Cuba Demands New World Political and Economic Order at United Nations HAVANA, Cuba, Sept 21 (acn) Cuba demanded on Tuesday a new international political and economic order based on the principles of solidarity, social justice, equality and respect for the rights of the peoples and all human rights. Addressing the plenary session of […]

The Battle for Haiti: Which Side Are You On?

June 24, 2010

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The Battle For Haiti: Which Side Are You On? by Carl Lindskoog On March 31, speak­ing before the Inter­na­tional Donors’ Con­fer­ence for Haiti, Sec­re­tary of State Hillary Clin­ton pro­claimed the United States’ com­mit­ment to “help Haiti and to help the lead­ers of Haiti lead a recov­ery effort wor­thy of their high­est hopes.” At the con­clu­sion […]

Venezuela and US Responses to Israeli Attack

June 1, 2010

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CHAVEZ STATEMENT  Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Ministry of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Statement The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Commander Hugo Chávez, emphatically condemns the brutal massacre perpetrated by the State of Israel against the members of the Liberty Flotilla, as a result of the war action started by the Israeli Army […]

HAITI Donors’ Meeting 3/31: Things to Look For

March 28, 2010

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The outcome of this meeting should be of little surprise given that the number crunching has already been done.  But the dynamics of the meeting should be fascinating.  President Preval will serve as chair and Ban ki-Moon and Hillary Clinton as co-hosts.  Both Preval and Ban are less than aggressive personalities and Hillary is quite the opposite.  […]

“HAITI: An Oppressed State” LASC Delegation Report on HR Abuses by UN “Peacekeeping” Mission

March 23, 2010

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  LATIN AMERICAN SOLIDARITY COALITION DELEGATION REPORT:  “HAITI – AN OPPRESSED STATE,” 12/2809 – 1/7/2010   Excerpt from introduction:         A delegation of 11 academics, journalists, and Latin America solidarity leaders from the United States and Canada visited Haiti prior to the recent earthquake, from Dec. 28, 2009-Jan. 7, 2010. The delegation […]

UN Appoints a New UN “Peacekeeping” Force Commander in Haiti

March 11, 2010

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The UN “peacekeeping” force in Haiti, MINUSTAH, is headed by Brazil, and that is why the commander will always be a Brazilian. UN appoints new UN force commander in Haiti Associated Press Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment Thursday of Maj. Gen. Luiz Guilherme Paul Cruz of Brazil as the new commander of the U.N. […]

Protesters Clash with Police Following Rain in Haiti by Kevin Pina

February 11, 2010

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Protesters clash with police following rain in Haiti (CLICK LINK ABOVE FOR PICTURES) by Kevin Pina                 Port au Prince, Haiti – HIP — About one inch of rain fell on the capital of Port au Prince early this morning sparking angry protests that tied up traffic near […]