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2004 Coup Plotters, US and France, Putting the Screws to Haiti Regarding Election

January 18, 2011

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U.S., France, Increase Pressure On Haiti to Accept Their Choices for Presidential Candidates By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on January 18, 2011. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. As the infamous dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier returns to Haiti after 25 […]

NY: Solidarity with Haiti March, Wed., Jan. 12, Meet at Times Square at 1:30PM – Details Follow

January 11, 2011

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  REMINDER: SOLIDARITY MARCH THIS WEDNESDAY Jan 12th @2pm           JOIN US! Along with our partner organizations, we need as much support as we can gather!  We still need more musicians, marchers, and other organizations to spread the word. Bailey House CAMBA Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and […]

Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti

December 17, 2010

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  Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti   By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on December 17, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. The polarization of the debate around Wikileaks is pretty simple, really. Of all the governments […]

CEPR Criticizes US Funding of Flawed “Elections” in Haiti

October 14, 2010

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CEPR Co-Director Criticizes U.S. Funding of Flawed “Elections” in Haiti U.S. Providing Millions in Electoral Assistance for “Election” that Excludes Major Political Parties from Ballot For Immediate Release: October 14, 2010 Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-239-1460 Washington, D.C. – The Obama administration should explain why it is contributing millions of dollars for Haiti’s November 28 presidential […]

US and CNN Openly Protect and Support Venezuelan Terrorist, Raul Diaz — Chavez Not Amused

September 17, 2010

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Above pic:  Diaz (c) and Ros-Lehtinen (r) U.S. Government and CNN Openly Protect and Support Venezuelan Terrorist By Tamara Pearson – Venezuelanalysis.com Mérida, September 15th 2010 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – Raul Diaz, sentenced for helping to plant explosives near two embassies in 2003, left Venezuela covertly on 5 September then entered the U.S and sought political asylum, […]

US Blockade Causes Billions in Losses to Cuba

September 15, 2010

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acnnews 7 U.S. blockade Causes Billions in Losses to Cuba HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 15 (acn) The U.S. economic, commercial and financial blockade has cost Cuba over 750 billion dollars in direct economic damages in half a century, reads a report introduced today by Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. This figure reveals that despite there is […]

Chavez Recalls First Declaration of Havana, September 2, 1960: Fidel Whacks the US and Other Lackey Nations, Including the OAS

September 3, 2010

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If interested in reading the full text of the Havana Declaration, go to Fidel’s speeches, a database of his  speeches maintained by the University of Texas. September 2, 1960, Fidel rips up the OAS declaration expressing the intention to expel Cuba from the organization.  But, before this could happen, Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Raul Roa, announced that Cuba […]

Russia Today Interview with Daniel Ortega: “The World is Changing, the US is Not”

August 23, 2010

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“The world is changing, the US is not” – Nicaraguan president Published 23 August, 2010, 09:46 Edited 23 August, 2010, 17:51 Washington has an expansionary policy in which Latin America is simply a backyard for US military bases, believes Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega. Yahoo StumbleUpon Google Live Technorati del.icio.us Digg Reddit Mixx Propeller In an […]

The UN Security Council Regime of Tribunals and Sanctions: A Smokescreen for Military Seizure of Regions and Resources

August 21, 2010

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While this article does not address Latin America nor the Caribbean, it provides an excellent analysis of the inner workings of a US-dominated UN Security Council (UNSC) in many areas of the world — Lebanon, Rwanda,Yugoslavia,Iraq, etc.  As you read the article, keep in mind that the UNSC used many of the same methods when it established a “peacekeeping” […]

WEISBROT: Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations with Venezuela?

August 18, 2010

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  Does Washington Want Normal Diplomatic Relations With Venezuela? By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on August 18, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. While President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela and the new President of Colombia, Manuel Santos met in Santa Marta, […]