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“The Super Bowl of Disasters:” Profiting from Crisis in Post-Earthquake Haiti

February 19, 2012


You might want to keep this article at your fingertips so that when a colleague or friend asks why Haiti is still in a mess, you can provide all the details.  Authors Deepa Pachang, Beverly Bell, and Tory Field are to be congratulated on this article. The “Super Bowl of Disasters:”  Profiting from Crisis in […]

Out of Options in Haiti? (IJDH)

September 4, 2011


Out of Options in Haiti? (IJDH) 1 September 2011 Comments: 0 Greger Cal­han, For­mer BAI Legal Intern Amid great fan­fare, and sur­rounded by an entourage equal to his sta­tus as newly elected Pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic, Michel Martelly vis­ited the Canaraan dis­place­ment camp out on the bar­ren out­skirts of north­ern Port-au-Prince early this sum­mer. He […]

USAID Identifies Its “Prey” in Annual Program to Destabilize Cuba: LGBT, Journalists and Others

June 23, 2011


Go to the link after the article to get more info on the Cuba destabilization grant program including USAID’s plan to target Cuban teen-agers.  Monday, June 20, 2011 State Department announces $4.1 million in Cuba grants Below is the State Department’s latest request for proposals from organizations interested in carrying out democracy work in Cuba. […]

Hot Off the Press: Aug. 6 Edition of Correo del Orinoco

August 6, 2010


CORREO DEL ORINOCO – english edition

GOLINGER: State Dept. Docs Reveal Over $4M Went to Journalists and Media in Venezuela

July 15, 2010


Documents reveal multimillion-dollar funding to journalists and media in Venezuela By Eva Golinger- Postcards from the Revolution, July 15th 2010 US State Department documents declassified under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) evidence more than $4 million USD in funding to journalists and private media in Venezuela during the last three years. This funding is […]

ALLARD: To save USAID’s Image, Obama Selects an Expert in Deception

June 15, 2010


Havana.  June 10, 2010 To save the image of USAID, Obama selects an expert in deception Jean-Guy Allard BY nominating Mark Feierstein as assistant administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. President Barack Obama, who wanted to improve the image of this discredited organization, has shot […]

Bolivian President Threatens to Expel USAID – Appointment of Mark Feierstein as USAID Deputy Doesn’t Help

June 11, 2010


 Bolivian President Threatens to Expel U.S. International Relief Agency June 7, 2010 5:29 p.m. EST Tom Ramstack – AHN News Correspondent La Paz, Bolivia (AHN) – Bolivian President Evo Morales is threatening to expel a U.S. relief agency that assists underdeveloped nations after accusing it of supporting his political adversaries. He said the U.S. Agency […]

Haitian Protesters March to National Palace Demanding Pres. Preval’s Resignation

May 10, 2010


“A couple hundred government workers clutching pick axes and shovels also gathered nearby at the Champ de Mars national mall to demand that the U.S. Agency for International Development pay them money they said they were owed for clearing earthquake rubble.” Protesters in Haiti demand president’s ouster By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) – 2 hours […]

US Budgets $20 Million for Anti-Cuba Groups

April 25, 2010


WORKERS WORLD U.S. budgets $20 million for anti-Cuba groups By Brenda Ryan Published Apr 24, 2010 6:35 AM For 50 years the U.S. government has tried to develop a counter-revolutionary movement in Cuba. While it has been defeated at every turn, it is once again pouring money into this campaign. Using deceptive language, the U.S. […]

After Honduras, Nicaragua? Several Important Articles

April 23, 2010


After Honduras, Nicaragua? Managua, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) The aggressive escalation started in recent days by the anti-Sandinista parties in Nicaragua seems to be part of a more extensive plan, in which this Central American nation is probably considered the most favorable scene for that plot to succeed. In a strategy clearly aimed at fostering […]