Latin America & Caribbean

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Five years after the devastating earthquake, numerous massive protests were held against the UN occupation (MINUSTAH) and for the departure of Haitian President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. The latter finally resigned in December 2014.

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During the electoral campaign in 2002, Lula DaSilva signed an economic agreement with the IMF which guaranteed a budget surplus of 3%. Lula sought to reassure bankers, international financiers and multi-nationals that Brazil would pay its creditors,…

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Inspired by the US-backed anti-government protests in Venezuela, El Salvador’s oligarchs are preparing to follow the same strategy.

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Contrary to the rosy economic picture that the World Bank and the IMF have tried to paint over the past decade, Brazil’s growing discontent with the neoliberal model is now on full display.

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Crimes against Humanity: Why Is Henry Kissinger Walking Around Free? By Andy Piascik, January 29, 2015
The United Nations and the Houla Massacre: The Information Battlefield
Why Did the UN Security Council Visit Haiti? By Marie Laurette Numa, January 29, 2015
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Fidel Castro: “Understanding the Complex World in which we Live. Defending Cooperation and Friendship with all of the World’s Peoples” By Fidel Castro Ruz, January 28, 2015
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Costa Rica Rules GMO Approval Process ‘Unconstitutional’ By Anthony Gucciardi, January 27, 2015
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New US Regulations on Trade and Travel to Cuba By Granma, January 27, 2015
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The CIA Haitian Connection and the Cocaine Smuggling Operation By Dennis Bernstein, January 24, 2015
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Haiti: Thousands Demonstrate as President Martelly Installs De Facto Prime Minister Evans Paul By Thomas Péralte, January 22, 2015
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Whither Cuba-US Relations? By Arnold August and Kim Petersen, January 22, 2015
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Russian Surveillance Ship Spotted in Havana Ahead of Cuban-US Talks By Sputnik, January 21, 2015
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Haiti by the Numbers, Five Years After the Earthquake By Center for Economic and Policy Research, January 16, 2015
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International Court Calls on Mexico to Ban Genetically Modified Corn By Ethan A. Huff, January 16, 2015
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Obama to Use Détente as Cover for His Plans to Destabilize Cuba By Nil Nikandrov, January 16, 2015
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Dissolution of Haiti’s Parliament on the Earthquake’s Anniversary By Dady Chery, January 16, 2015
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Violence Intensifies in Mexico as Authorities Unearth 10 Headless Bodies By Jake Dean, January 13, 2015
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Five Years Ago: A Haiti Disaster Relief Scenario Tested by US Military One Day Before the Earthquake By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 13, 2015
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Repealing the US Embargo on Cuba: The Legislative Process in the US Congress By Matt Peppe, January 12, 2015
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Haiti In-Depth Report: 5 Years After the Devastating Earthquake – Everything you Need to Know By Global Research News, January 12, 2015
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Haiti “Reconstruction”: Luxury Hotels, Sweat Shops and Deregulation for the Foreign Corporate Elite By Julie Lévesque, January 12, 2015
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Haiti’s Struggle for Freedom: US Imperialism, MINUSTAH and the Overthrow of Jean-Bertrand Aristide By Timothy Alexander Guzman, January 11, 2015
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Haiti “Reconstruction”: Land Grabbing, Privatization and Occupation By Ezili Dantò, January 11, 2015
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Haiti’s Promised Rebuilding is Unfulfilled as Haitians Challenge Authoritarian Rule By Travis Ross and Roger Annis, January 09, 2015
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Reconstitution of Haiti’s Tontons Macoutes: Trained by the U.S. and Integrated in the UN Occupation Force MINUSTAH By Dady Chery, January 08, 2015
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Obama Backs Beleaguered Mexican President Peña Nieto By Bill Van Auken, January 07, 2015
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Colombia: Families of Murdered Union Leaders Killed by the Army Lose U.S. Lawsuit Against Occidental Petroleum By Pratap Chatterjee, January 05, 2015
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The Cuban Revolution: The Current Economic Reforms By Claudio Katz, January 05, 2015
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The Renewed Push for Deeper North American Integration By Dana Gabriel, January 05, 2015
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The UN Anti-Nazi Resolution, the Prague Declaration and the History of “US Accommodation with Nazism” By Carla Stea, January 04, 2015
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Haiti: Archetypal Scheming Politician Evans Paul Nominated as New Prime Minister By Thomas Péralte, January 04, 2015
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Leader of Breakaway “Moderate Faction” of Aristide’s Lavalas Family is a “Close Contact” of the U.S. Embassy in Haiti By Kim Ives, December 31, 2014
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Freedom Rider: Cuba in the American Imagination By Margaret Kimberley, December 31, 2014
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Demonizing Fidel Castro: “Normalization” and the Thrust of Anti-Cuba Propaganda By Timothy Alexander Guzman, December 29, 2014
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Corporate Predators Want Compensation for Lost Cuban Assets They Stole By Stephen Lendman, December 25, 2014
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US Embassy in Havana: Washington’s “Cuba Gambit” By Peter Koenig, December 24, 2014
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Behind Obama’s Change of Cuba Policy By Jack A. Smith, December 23, 2014
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America’s Deadly Embrace By Stephen Lendman, December 21, 2014
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Cuba Blasts a Hole in the Blockade By Prof. Tim Anderson, December 21, 2014
BUSH WAR CRIMES: Tortured at Abu Ghraib for being anti-Zionist: "The Man Behind the Hood"
American Exceptionalism and American Torture By William Blum, December 20, 2014
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Haiti: Time for Clinton and Co to Pack and Go By Dady Chery, December 20, 2014
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Fidel Castro’s Legacy By Stephen Lendman, December 20, 2014
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Regime Change In Cuba By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, December 20, 2014
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Longstanding US Cuba Policy: Regime Change By Stephen Lendman, December 19, 2014
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The Problem with Obama’s Cuba Speech By Matt Peppe, December 19, 2014
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Thaw in US-Cuba Relations? By Stephen Lendman, December 18, 2014
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Did Raul Castro Just Reverse The Entire Cuban Revolution? By Andrew Korybko, December 18, 2014
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The Cuban Puzzle: Normalisation and Conquest By Binoy Kampmark, December 18, 2014
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The Cuban Five Are Free! By Michael Welch, December 18, 2014
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Freedom for the Remaining “Cuban Five” By Arnold August, December 18, 2014
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“Cuban Five” at Heart of US-Cuba Deal By Marjorie Cohn, December 18, 2014
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100 Years of Occupation – 100 Years of Resistance in Haiti By Ezili Dantò, December 17, 2014
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“America’s Crazy Path of Sanctions”: Congress Passes Venezuela Sanctions, Obama Expected to Sign By Ewan Robertson, December 17, 2014
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Haiti: Police and UN Fire on Swelling Demonstrations Demanding President Martelly Step Down By Kim Ives, December 17, 2014
United Nations Peacekeeper Soldiers Open Fire on Protesters in Haiti By Global Research News, December 16, 2014
CIA Torture in Latin America. The Historical Record By Global Research News, December 15, 2014
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Haitian PM Laurent Lamothe Resigns Amid Protests By Telesur, December 14, 2014
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USAID Exposed in Cuba – What it Tells Us About US Subversion Worldwide By Tony Cartalucci, December 13, 2014
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Lawless US Sanctions on Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, December 11, 2014
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Haiti: Massive Demonstration Planned for U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Visit By Kim Ives, December 11, 2014
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Brazilian Commission Details Murder and Torture by US-backed Dictatorship By Bill Van Auken, December 11, 2014
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Latin America: Leftist Parties Win Important National Elections in 2014 By Asad Ismi, December 10, 2014
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Mexico: Murders and Disappearances of the Students of Ayotzinapa Was a Crime of the State By Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui, December 10, 2014
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Mexican President Accepted Favors From Construction Contractor Which Was Granted a $3.7 Billion Contract By Richard Smallteacher, December 10, 2014
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In “Historic Stand” Against Injustice, Uruguay Welcomes Six Guantanamo Detainees By Andrea Germanos, December 08, 2014
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Haiti: USAID Houses Found to be of Poor Quality, Will Cost Millions to Repair By Center for Economic and Policy Research, December 07, 2014
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Haiti: Mass Resistance to the Corrupt US Sponsored Martelly-Lamothe Regime By Ezili Dantò, December 04, 2014
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Nationwide Uprising Gains Strength in Haiti By Kim Ives, December 04, 2014
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The Mexican Crisis: Human Rights Violations, Corruption and Neoliberal Economic Policies By Armando Chaguaceda and Alex Caldera, December 03, 2014
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Thousands of Mexican Workers and Youth Demand Peña Nieto’s Resignation By Rafael Azul, December 03, 2014
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More Beheaded Bodies Discovered in Southern Mexico By Telesur, December 01, 2014
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Uruguay: Candidate of Leftist Broad Front Coalition Tabare Vazquez Wins Presidency By Telesur, December 01, 2014
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Democratizing the Media in Ecuador By Prof. Tim Anderson, November 30, 2014
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Mexican President Peña Nieto Announces Police-state Plan as More Bodies are Discovered By Rafael Azul, November 29, 2014
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Mexican Government Denies 31 Other Students Are Missing By Telesur, November 27, 2014
VIDEO: William Engdahl: Covert Economic Warfare: "The Gods of Money"
Neoliberal Economic Policy and the Plight of Third World Debt. Market Destabilization and Vulture Funds By Eric Toussaint, November 27, 2014
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Haiti: Largest Anti-Government Demonstration to Date Demands President Michel Martelly’s Resignation By Thomas Péralte, November 27, 2014
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Disappeared Students in Mexico: Human Rights Watch’s Biased Coverage and Double Standards By Joe Emersberger, November 25, 2014
Pinta y Lucha, Celendin, Cajamarca, Peru by John O'Shea on GlobalResearch.ca
The Protest Movement in Peru: Strengthening Sustainable Production and Local Economies, Protecting the Environment By John O Shea, November 25, 2014
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More Mass Graves Found in Mexican Search for Missing Students By Telesur, November 24, 2014
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Mexican Military Threatens Intervention against Mass Protests By Eric London, November 22, 2014
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Disappeared Students in Mexico: Global Struggle for Ayotzinapa Captures World’s Attention By Telesur, November 22, 2014
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Cancer Deaths Double in Argentina’s GMO Agribusiness Areas By Lawrence Woodward, November 19, 2014