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NATO's Genocidal Rape of Libya (tags)

anti-war

Grassroots Support for Aristide's Return (tags)

Aristide's return

Haiti's Cholera Epidemic: Mounting Illnesses and Deaths, Inadequate Aid (tags)

Washington provided virtually no aid

Haiti's Cholera Epidemic Sparks Outrage (tags)

anger over mistreatment

Ecuador, Venezuela: Danger South of the Borde (tags)

"The reason there is a bizarre attempt to pretend that this coup attempt never happened, is to hope that people won’t ask who might have benefited from such an action. A quick examination of the actions of President Correa sheds considerable light on that. In 2006, working with President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, Correa moved to increase state control over oil production in the country.[9] In 2008, he announced that Ecuador would not pay several billions of its more than $10 billion foreign debt, calling it “illegitimate.”[10] In 2009, he refused to renew the lease of the U.S. military airbase in Manta, saying that “the only way the US could keep their military base in Ecuador, is if Ecuador were allowed to have one of its own in Florida.”[11] In 2009, he officially brought Ecuador into ALBA – the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas led by Venezuela, Cuba and Bolivia. When a country increases state control, challenges illegitimate foreign debt, pushes the U.S. military out of the country and joins a regional alliance with Venezuela, Bolivia and Cuba – it is clear that the forces that would benefit from a coup would be: a) corporate interests inside Ecuador; b) International Financial Institutions; and c) the United States and its allies. There is another reason why the right-wing, corporate elite and the imperialist countries might have an incentive to minimize what happened September 30. There is now a shamefully long list of recent coup attempts in Latin America and the Caribbean – four of them against members of ALBA."

UN Peacekeepers Complicit in Sex Trade (tags)

peacekeepers are predatory

Earthquake Stricken Haitians Victimized by World Indifference (tags)

Haitians are slowly starving

Venezuela in Washington's Crosshairs (tags)

trying to undermine Hugo Chavez

Child Slavery in Haiti (tags)

abusing Haitian children

Focus on Haiti: Washington's Militarized Takeover (tags)

Washington plans exploitation, not humanitarian aid

Disaster Capitalism Headed to Haiti (tags)

worker exploitation follows disaster

Reviewing Project Censored's Latest Top 25 Censored Stories (tags)

Project Censored's fabulous new book.

U.S. Still Supports the Coup! (tags)

"Agency bankrolling “good governance” programs to ensure the “rule of law in the country” The taxpayer-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation has continued to move millions of dollars into Honduras since the June 28 coup d'état, but it is not alone, Narco News has now confirmed. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is slated to provide Honduras with nearly $47 million in funding in fiscal 2009, which ends Sept. 30, 2009. Nearly all of that money (some $43 million) is scheduled to be delivered as previously planned to Honduras — which is now under the leadership of a putsch regime that President Obama has already described as “not legal.”

Former U.S. Ambassador Roger Noriega hired to push Honduran putsch agenda (tags)

"On one side are foreign oligarchs seeking to cloak their self-interested pecuniary agenda under the mantle of U.S. national security and from that concealed, disingenuous platform are working to trump even democracy. On the other side, in the streets of Honduras, and from below all across the Americas, are the forces of authentic democracy, fighting back the only way they can — with their hearts, minds and the blood of their convictions. Stay tuned …."

CONDEMN THE US-BACKED MILITARY REGIME IN HONDURAS-AJLPP (tags)

The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) based in the United States, adds its voice to the world’s condemnation of the military coup in Honduras that forcibly removed its democratically elected president Manuel Zelaya, Despite people’s protest, the military blocked the return of Zelaya and pounced on the more than 500,000 Hondurenos who rallied for his return. The military blocked the airport and forced Zelaya’s plane to Nicaragua last Sunday, July 5.

Remembering Father Gerry (tags)

honoring a remarkable man

US Discriminatory Immigration Policy Toward Haitians (tags)

Washington bashes Haiti.

Fears of a cover-up grow in the case of missing human rights activist in Haiti (tags)

Equally disturbing is the fact that the United Nations leadership has failed to recognize Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine’s abduction and disappearance altogether.

Jennifer Van Bergen's "The Twilight of Democracy" (tags)

How democracy is being undermined in America.

Happy B-Day to Haiti's Exiled Former President Arisitide! (tags)

Today Jean Bertrand Arisitide celebrates his birthday in exile years after the 2004 US supported coup that led to his kidnapping by US military forces after coup the against this former populist President of Haiti..

The Rise and Fall of the UN (tags)

One’s opinion of the United Nations reveals a lot about political consciousness; and because perception is usually based on experience, it’s only natural that people from different countries have opposing views about the UN and its pillar institutions— the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, and the World Trade Organization (WTO). In the United States, familiarity of the UN is limited to vague notions of ‘international democracy’ and ‘peacekeeping’, words that inspire the noblest of intentions; the World Bank and IMF on the other hand are institutions that invoke little reaction among the US public. How and by whom the UN was formed, whose interests it serves, and the actual history of its ‘peacekeeping’ missions are all things rarely examined. It is the purpose of this essay to look at the formation and development of the UN, and in so doing, attempt to show the evolution of the capitalistic system itself, which was ‘reborn’ upon the back of these hardly-neutral organizations.

Invisible Violence in Haiti (tags)

Ignoring murder in post-coup Haiti

Failed Solidarity: The ICFTU, AFL-CIO, ILO, and ORIT in Haiti (tags)

The most prominent international labor organizations active in Haiti, the ICFTU, AFL-CIO, ILO, and ORIT, working to support and strengthen labor unions that agitated for the ousting of Haiti’s democratically elected government, have simultaneously refused to condemn the massive layoffs and persecution of public sector workers and trade unionists committed by its illegally-imposed successor.

CLOSING HAITI'S "OPEN VEINS" - RENE PREVAL'S IMPOSSIBLE MISSION (tags)

Exposing the lies and deception in the corporate media

Haiti: $100,000 NED Grant to Batay Ouvriye- Anti-Aristide "leftists" (tags)

Recently declassified National Endowment for Democracy (NED) documents reveal that a "leftist" workers' organization, Batay Ouvriye (BO), which promoted and called for the overthrow of the constitutionally elected government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, was the targeted beneficiary of a US $99,965 NED grant routed through the AFL-CIO's American Center for International Solidarity (ACILS). Listed in NED's "Summary of Projects Approved in FY 2005" for Haiti, the grant states, "ACILS will work with the May 1st Union Federation- Batay Ouvriye [ESPM-BO] to train workers to organize and educate fellow workers."

HAITI'S ACHIEVEMENTS UNDER ARISTIDE AND LAVALAS - NOW LOST SINCE THE U.S. LED COUP (tags)

Achievements by Aristide and Lavalas during their 10 years in office and conditions now in Haiti after the coup

Haiti: AFL-CIO and the Batay Ouvriye (tags)

For many activists, academics, and labor historians in the 1980’s the AFL-CIO became referred to as the AFL-CIA. Founded in 1961 the American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD) was the AFL-CIO’s foreign organizing wing for Latin America and the Caribbean. Along with its counterparts in Africa, Asia, and Europe, AIFLD was used to undermine leftist trade movements, support dictators such as the Duvalier’s and back military coups in Chile and Brazil.

Bleeding Haiti (tags)

Haitian police killed dozens of prisoners last week and carted out bodies in wheelbarrows during a riot that turned into a massacre, according to a human rights group.

Censored 2005: The Top 25 Censored Media Stories of 2003-2004 (tags)

Fred Burks of WantToKnow is fairly consistent in relevant informative articles exposure. http://www.WantToKnow.info/

Socialist Candidates on National Tour (tags)

In California, all three candidates are scheduled to appear in Los Angeles on Sat. Oct. 9, 4 p.m., at Workmen's Circle; Sun. Oct. 10, 4 p.m., KRST African Spirituality and Unity Center; and Mon. Oct. 11, 1 p.m., Sunset Hall Senior Center.

An Open Appeal to the Anti-war Movement (tags)

Haiti: Aristide's Prime Minister arrested by Bush lackeys (tags)

Haiti's elected Prime Minister, Yvon Neptune, was imprisoned this week by the Bush-imposed coup leaders.

Join the Emergency Protest on June 5 in LA (tags)

All out to protest war and occupation on June 5 in downtown LA! This demonstration is part of nationally coordinated demonstrations against the occupations of Iraq, Palestine, Haiti, and everywhere!

JUNE 5: Protest Massacres in Rafah (tags)

Demonstration the end the occupations of Iraq, Palestine, Haiti and everywhere on June 5 in LA!

debunking the media lies about president Aristide (tags)

by Justin Felux the necklacing lie is going the round again in the New York Times and American Spectator

ARISTIDE STILL PRESIDENT! Says: "Resist U.S. occupation." (tags)

Supporters of the democratically elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide yell insults at U.S. occupation troops during a demonstration in Port-au-Prince March 8, 2004. The hold up their open hands to display five fingers... a reference to the Presidents five year term, interrupted when U.S. troops kidnapped Aristide and flew him out of Haiti.

10,000 march in Haiti. Demand return of President/End to U.S. occupation (tags)

Over 10,000 people marched in the capital of Haiti, demanding the returne of kidnapped President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and an end to the U.S. occupation. In the photos, demonstrators shout slogans at American occupation troops guarding the U.S. consulate in Port-au-Prince, Haiti Friday March 5, 2004. A brave Haitian boy hits a U.S. Marine Humvee during an occupation army patrol in the capital. Photos from REUTERS news agency.

Aristide in his own words - KPFA's "Flashpoints" Exclusive (tags)

mp3, ~10megs, 1 hour show, with Aristide statement at top of show

U.S.-backed coup spurs terror in Haiti (tags)

3/2: Urgents from Haiti: Aristide's Safety in Danger! Upcoming Terror in Haiti! (tags)

From: Americas Watch - Peace No War Network URL: www.PeaceNoWar.net For the complete story: Americas/News/March 2 04--Haiti.htm

Bloody Dictator Duvalier wants to return to Haiti (tags)

The former bloody Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier... now in exile in France (which helped facilitate the coup against the democratically elected government) wants to return as soon as possible to his homeland, where President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was kidnapped by U.S. troops at gunpoint and sent into forced exile.

Ramsey Clark's Statement on Haiti (tags)

A Message from Ramsey Clark March 1, 2004

U.S. removed Aristide at gunpoint! (tags)

In the photographs an invading U.S. Marine stands guard at Port-au-Prince's airport, Haiti, on March 1, 2004, and thugs from the so-called "Haitian National Revolutionary Liberation Front" patrol the streets of Port-au-Prince. (note... the "rebels" who staged the coup against the democratically elected government are wearing U.S. Army uniforms and carry U.S. Army M-16 machine guns). Hundreds of US Marines have arrived in Haiti to secure their control over the island nation after U.S. troops forcibly removed the elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide at gunpoint. Congressmember Maxine Waters received a phone call from the kidnapped President of Haiti, who told her that he did NOT resign and had been abducted by the United States in the commission of a coup. The U.S. occupation troops have secured key sites... including the Presidential Palace. Aristide's private residence has been sacked and looted. The corporate press remains silent... preferring instead the U.S. State Department lie that Aristide has "resigned."

BTL:U.S. Fails to Act as Death Squads Vow to Overthrow Government of... (tags)

...Haitian President Aristide. Interview with Larry Birns, executive director of Council on Hemispheric Affairs, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

STOP THE COUP IN HAITI! (tags)

The counter-revolutionary thugs who have named themselves, the "Haitian National Revolutionary Liberation Front" are directed by commanders like Guy Philippe - a U.S.-trained former Haitian soldier who has attempted at least three coups in the last four years. Commander Louis Jodel Chamblain, the #2 ranked leader of the notorious CIA-backed FRAPH death squads that terrorized Haiti in the 1990s. Chamblain was convicted in both the assassination of Antoine Izmery, a pro-democracy businessman in 1993, and the 1994 Raboteau massacre of innocent civilians. These are the so-called "rebels" the press lauds as leading the "rebellion" in Haiti. What we are witnessing is a U.S. backed coup against the twice democratically elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

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