Latin America & Caribbean

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Washington’s negotiations with Cuba are one part of a two-track policy. There is a major US build-up in Latin America, with increasing reliance on ‘military platforms’, designed to launch military interventions in strategic countries.

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Presidential candidate Jeb Bush had close personal ties to Raul Salinas de Gortiari, brother of Mexico’s former president Carlos Salinas de Gortiari. In the 1990s, Raul the “drug kingpin”, according to Switzerland’s federal prosecutor Carla del Ponte, was one of the main figures of the Mexican Drug Cartel.

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A fifth column exists in Argentina. It should be noted that some of the individuals involved in this case are leftover elements from the period of the military dictatorship in Argentina that collaborated closely with the US.

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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.

Haiti’s Earthquake Victims in Peril
Haiti and the Profoundly Silent Chelsea Clinton By Ezili Dantò, September 04, 2015
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Democracy in Cuba and the Legacy of José Martí By Susan Babbitt, August 27, 2015
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Cuba-US Relations: Long and Contentious History Stands In the Way of “Normalization” By Keith Bolender, August 25, 2015
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Cuba’s Low Level of Internet Use: Not a Policy of Restricting the Flow of Information By Stephen Gowans, August 23, 2015
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Ecuador, Venezuela, Brazil: US Dark Forces Stoke Violence and Instability in Latin America By Stephen Lendman, August 22, 2015
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Pentagon Chief Calls for Gitmo Closure under Obama, States Oppose Detainee Transfers By RT, August 22, 2015
How Will the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Affect Off Shore Drilling Regulations
US Government Acts as “Mediator” in Mexico’s Lucrative Oil and Gas Privatization By Steve Horn, August 21, 2015
Monsanto’s Roundup Shown to be Ravaging Butterfly Population
“Butterfly Prison”. The New World Order of Poverty, Oppression, Despair and Destitution By Andre Vltchek, August 19, 2015
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John Kerry, Cuba and Exporting US “Democracy” By Binoy Kampmark, August 18, 2015
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John Kerry Lectures Cubans About Democracy By Stephen Lendman, August 16, 2015
Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has worked very hard to cultivate an international public image as defender of the rainforest. But several local civil society and environmental organizations beg to differ. Photo Credit: Cancillería del Ecuador / Flickr
Washington Threatens Ecuadorian Democracy By Stephen Lendman, August 14, 2015
Calm before the Storm?  The Dollar versus the Yuan: America and China Engage in a "Currency War"
China-Latin American Relations, Santiago De Chile: The Yuan’s Financial Stronghold By Ariel Noyola Rodríguez, August 06, 2015
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Thousands Protest Torture-murder of Mexican Photojournalist and Four Women By Rafael Azul, August 06, 2015
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Puerto Rico: Troubled Commonwealth or Debt Colony? By Eric Draitser, August 03, 2015
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Puerto Rico in the Hurricane of America’s Economic Crisis By Ariel Noyola Rodríguez, July 31, 2015
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Time to Stop Resisting Haiti’s Resistance By Jean Saint-Vil, July 29, 2015
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Wall Street and Military Intervention: Citigroup’s Imperial History in Haiti By Peter James Hudson, July 29, 2015
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100th Anniversary of the US Occupation of Haiti. “City Bank along with French and German bankers, destabilized Haiti” By Ezili Dantò, July 29, 2015
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The Anti-Imperalist News Networks in Latin America, Russia and China By Andre Vltchek, July 29, 2015
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USAID Funded Group Supporting Haitian President in 2010 By Center for Economic and Policy Research, July 28, 2015
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Cuba Celebrates July 26 Attack that Ignited the Revolution By Telesur, July 27, 2015
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Cuba Pre-1959: The Rise and Fall of a U.S. Backed Dictator with Links to the Mob By Timothy Alexander Guzman, July 26, 2015
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Imperialism: Bankers, Drug Wars and Genocide. Mexico’s Descent into Inferno By Prof. James Petras, July 25, 2015
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Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis By Stephen Lendman, July 25, 2015
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Side-By-Side Coverage of Cuba and Iran Highlights Shift in US Media Villain-Making By John C. O’Day, July 24, 2015
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They Say Paraguay is in Africa: Mosaic of Horror By Andre Vltchek, July 24, 2015
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US Targets Venezuela Using Border Dispute as Pretext By Eric Draitser, July 23, 2015
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US Firms Claim Compensation for Nationalized Property in Cuba By Alexander Mosesov, July 22, 2015
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Cubans’ Rejection of Senator Rubio Demonstrates Their Independent Thinking By Matt Peppe, July 22, 2015
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BRICS Bank Opens for Business By Stephen Lendman, July 22, 2015
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Red Cross Itself May Not Know How Millions Donated for Haiti Were Spent: Confidential Documents By Justin Elliott and Laura Sullivan, July 22, 2015
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Perhaps This Is Obama’s Grand Strategy By Eric Zuesse, July 21, 2015
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US and Cuban Embassies Open for Business By Stephen Lendman, July 21, 2015
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Cuban Official Warns US Still Seeking Regime Change By Global Research News, July 20, 2015
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Democracy and the Restoration of Cuba-US Diplomatic Relations By Arnold August, July 18, 2015
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Puerto Rican Plan to Make Workers Pay for the Island’s Debt Crisis By Rafael Azul, July 14, 2015
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Fighting the Russian and Chinese Community of Destiny: Did the US Try to Crash China’s Market Because BRICS Launched the New Development Bank? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, July 13, 2015
Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has worked very hard to cultivate an international public image as defender of the rainforest. But several local civil society and environmental organizations beg to differ. Photo Credit: Cancillería del Ecuador / Flickr
In Ecuador, Fight for Mankind; In Greece, Fight for Greece! By Andre Vltchek, July 08, 2015
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Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, Argentina and Ecuador on OXI GREECE By Arnold August, July 07, 2015
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Economic Growth and Poverty in the Third World. UN Millennium Development Goals Reveal Mixed Results By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 07, 2015
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US-Orchestrated Coup Attempt in Ecuador By Stephen Lendman, July 07, 2015
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WHO Validates Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis in Cuba By Global Research News, July 04, 2015
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Ecuador Fights for Survival – Against its Elites By Andre Vltchek, July 04, 2015
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Canadian Neocolonialism in Colombia. Oil, Mining and the Military By Asad Ismi, July 04, 2015
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Next Steps in the Normalization of US-Cuban Relations: Thoughts From the Cuban Five By Marjorie Cohn, July 04, 2015
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US Employs Trojan Horse Strategy with Cuba By RT, July 03, 2015
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Puerto Rico is Bankrupt: Will the IMF Bail-Out Puerto Rico? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, July 03, 2015
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3 Indigenous People, Farmers or Land Activists Killed Every 2 Weeks Due to Land Conflicts and Struggles By Global Research News, July 02, 2015
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Peru Cracking Down Against Dissent On Excavation Economy By Lynn Holland, July 02, 2015
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Galápagos Rebellion against Foreign Investment in Hotels, Golf Courses, Luxury Tourism. Fragile Ecology Threatened By Jane Shaw, July 01, 2015
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Puerto Rico Governor Declares Debts “Not Payable” By David Brown, June 30, 2015
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The Coup and Its Aftermath: Honduras Bleeding By Eric Draitser and Ramiro S. Fúnez, June 30, 2015
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The Sanctions Regime against North Korea: The Mudubong Cargo Ship Detained in Mexico on Orders of the UN Security Council By Ronda Hauben, June 29, 2015
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Cuba’s Warming Relations with the US May Undermine its Agroecological City Farms By Julia Wright and Emily Morris, June 28, 2015
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The World is Turning, Don’t Let it Turn Away. Latin American Revolutions Under Attack By Andre Vltchek, June 27, 2015
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Haiti: USAID Says it Built Houses in Caracol to Earthquake Safety Standards. It Didn’t. By Center for Economic and Policy Research, June 25, 2015
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Venezuela’s Maduro Backs CARICOM Proposal for Slavery Reparations By Lucas Koerner, June 25, 2015
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Robert Kennedy Jr.’s 25 Truths on the Secret Negotiations between Fidel Castro and President Kennedy By Salim Lamrani, June 25, 2015
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How the World Bank’s ‘Payday Loans’ Are Increasing Dire Water Shortages in Latin America By Barbara G. Ellis, Ph.D., June 24, 2015
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Resistance in Honduras Alive and Jumping By David Swanson, June 24, 2015
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Hundreds of Thousands of Haitians Face Deportation From the Dominican Republic By John Marion, June 23, 2015
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Ecuadorean Dark Forces Behind Attempted Coup Plot By Stephen Lendman, June 19, 2015
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US Human Experimentation on Poor Guatemalans in Post-War Period By Robert Barsocchini, June 17, 2015
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Endgame for Glyphosate? The Global Fallout of WHO’s ‘Probable Carcinogen’ Classification By Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji, June 17, 2015
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HPV Vaccines: Updates from Central and South America – First Reported Fatality after Gardasil in Colombia By Norma Erickson, June 17, 2015
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US-Attempted Color Revolution in Ecuador? By Stephen Lendman, June 16, 2015
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US Allocates ‘Democracy Funds’ for Cuba By Telesur, June 15, 2015
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Peace Negotiations or War Preparations? Colombia, Iran, China, Cuba, Ukraine, Yemen and Syria By Prof. James Petras, June 06, 2015
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“Humanitarian Aid” to Haiti: How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars ­and Built Six Homes By Justin Elliott, June 06, 2015
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Forget Sports: Geopolitics is Behind the FIFA Scandal As the War Against Russia Enters a New Front By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, June 05, 2015
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The Latest U.S. Attempt to Destabilize Venezuela By Ricardo Alarcón, June 04, 2015
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China’s “Silk Road” Extends its Economic Influence in South America By Ariel Noyola Rodríguez, June 03, 2015
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Canadian Mining Industry Abuses in Guatemala. And How Indigenous Communities are Fighting Back Global Research News Hour Episode 106 By Michael Welch and MiningWatch Canada, May 31, 2015
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Monsanto, Cocaine and Colombia’s “War on Drugs” By Ethan A. Huff, May 27, 2015
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BRICS Trample US in South America By Pepe Escobar, May 23, 2015
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Alleged Drug Trafficking in Venezuela: Government Rejects Attacks against Cabello, Launches Campaign By Rachael Boothroyd, May 23, 2015
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Maquiladora Industry Wages in Central America Are Not Living Wages By Mateo Crossa, May 22, 2015
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Haiti: Provisional Electoral Council Releases Final List of Candidates for Legislative Elections, Rejects Over One-Quarter of Candidates By Center for Economic and Policy Research, May 22, 2015
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The United States Reengages Cuba: The Habit of Power By Louis A Perez Jr, May 20, 2015
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Brazil’s Public Prosecutor Wants to Ban Monsanto’s Chemicals Following Recent Glyphosate-Cancer Link By Christina Sarich, May 14, 2015