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CIA Declassifies More Bay of Pigs Documents

August 16, 2011

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CIA declassifies more Bay of Pigs documents The Bay of Pigs invasion was hampered by major confusion and mixed signals, according to newly released documents. Related Content Volume I: Part I (March, 1960 – April, 1961) Volume I: Part II (March, 1960 – April, 1961) Volume I: Part III (March, 1960 – April, 1961) Volume […]

VIDEOS: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FIDEL!

August 13, 2011

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Today, August 13, i s the 85th birthday of Fidel Castro. Two videos:  the first is of President Evo Morales of Bolivia talking  about Fidel and the great impact he has had around the world ; the second video is a true treasure   – Fidel in his own words.  Viva Fidel!

VIDEO: WikiLeaks Haiti Exposes How the US Blocked Aristide’s Return After 2004 Coup – Dem Now, Plus Article

August 12, 2011

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The following Democracy Now video and Nation magazine article reveal how a shameless US and its equally shameless diplomatic counterparts from France, Canada, the UN and the Vatican collaborated to keep former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide from returning to Haiti after the 2004 coup.  Edmond Mulet, a Guatemalan diplomat who served as head of the UN […]

HAITI: US State Dept. Issues “Book-Length” Travel Warning “Given the Possibility and Unpredictability of Violent Protests?” More Like Cover for Severe Repression of Haitians

August 9, 2011

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Martelly has big problems.  As mentioned here repeatedly, Martelly came to office without a mandate because his only constituency is the US which hand-picked him to run the country.  Further, the Haitian Parliament continues to reject his PM nominees.  The huge number of Haitians still living in temporary housing some 18 months after the earthquake, […]

Forthcoming Book on US Blockade of Cuba by Salim Lamrani

August 9, 2011

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France: Forthcoming Book on U.S. Blockade of Cuba Escrito por Juan M. Garcia lunes, 08 de agosto de 2011 08 de agosto de 2011, 00:15Havana, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) A historical and legal analysis of U.S. political, economic and commercial sanctions against Cuba is the idea behind a book soon to be published by French […]

What Happens When You Come to Office Without a Mandate? Martelly is Finding Out – His Second PM Nomination Rejected by Parliament

August 3, 2011

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Martelly was put in office, not by the people of Haiti, but through the electoral sorcery of the Organization of American States under the direction of the US.  Without a real mandate, Martelly is finding how tough it is to form a government and is in a pickle now that the Parliament has formally rejected […]

Can’t Be Dr. Paul Farmer AND Clinton’s Deputy UN Special Envoy to Haiti – DemNow Interview

July 14, 2011

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Paul Farmer is a highly-respected physician and a well-known champion of the the people of Haiti, where he has lived most of his adult life.  He is founder of Partners-in-Health, a multi-country network of health care and a literal life-saver for the people of Haiti. Farmer is politically astute and over the years has provided […]