The Final Chapter Has Still Not Been Written: Remembering The 2004 Coup In Haiti

By Robert Roth, -

On February 29, 2004, the democratically elected government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti was overthrown by a violent coup.  This was the second U.S.-sponsored coup against a [...]

Several Caribbean Nations Reject Pompeo’s Visit To Jamaica

By Staff, -

The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley recently announced that her country was not sending their Foreign Minister to Jamaica in order to attend a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike [...]

The Latin American And Caribbean Left In 2019

By Angel Guerra Cabrera, La Jornada, translation Resumen Latinoamericano, North America bureau -

A gang of bandits arrived in Brazil’s Government thanks to that coup. The same as the Macri Administration in Argentina, they immediately started to govern for the one percent and the defense of [...]

A Brief History Of The US Interference In The Caribbean Basin

By Staff, -

Since the United States granted itself the right to intervene in other countries' internal affairs, its foreign policy has repeatedly run over its alleged commitment to democracy. In the history [...]

No Repeat Of US Military Occupation Of Haiti

By Marilyn Langlois, -

Intensifying protests led by popular movements in Haiti, calling for the resignation of corrupt, US-supported President Jovenal Moise, have persisted for over a year in spite of violent [...]

Reparations For Development And Justice For The Caribbean

By Prime Minister Gaston Browne, -

I bring no special expertise or unique perspective to the issue of reparations. However, I am here primarily to signify my personal commitment to the fight to achieve reparatory justice. [...]

Haiti On Brink Of Revolution To Overthrow US-Backed Regime

By Staff, -

The aid money came through Venezuela’s PetroCaribe program, which had allowed Haiti to buy petroleum products at discount and on credit. However, the program has now been suspended for more than [...]

In Haiti, Washington Meddling Missed By Press

By Jane Regan, -

Tens of thousands marching in the streets nationwide to denounce government corruption, reports of police and gang violence and murder and a downwardly spiraling economy. Calls for the government [...]

Why Has Haiti Risen Up Once Again?

By Ashley Smith, -

The Haitian masses have mobilized a new wave of protest against the corrupt government of President Jovenel Moïse. It began with demonstrations last summer in July and August, re-emerged in [...]

CARICOM Reiterates Support For Peaceful Resolution In Venezuela

By Staff, -

As political and economic events unfold in various countries in the region, including Haiti, Venezuela, and Guyana, the 15-member group aims to de-escalate tensions. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) [...]

Black Alliance For Peace Says Struggle In Haiti And Venezuela Connected

By Staff, -

FEBRUARY 18, 2019—The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) remains in steadfast solidarity with the people of Haiti, whose revolutionary spirit in 1791 showed the world what is possible when Africans [...]

The Terrible Forthcoming Destruction Of The Caribbean Basin

By Thierry Meyssan, -

Preparations for wars of this magnitude, intended to follow on from the conflicts in the « Greater Middle East » according to the Rumsfeld-Cebrowski strategy, requires a decade [2]. After the [...]

Caribbean Nations Agree To Consider Marijuana Legalization

By Tom Angell, -

The heads of Caribbean nations have agreed to “review marijuana’s current status with a view to reclassification,” noting “human and religious rights” issues stemming from criminalization as well [...]

Rainfall Changes Threaten Food Production

By Jan Rocha, -

By Jan Rocha for Climate News network - SÃO PAULO, 30 October, 2016 – The UN’s latest State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) report warns that rainfall patterns will have changed so drastically by [...]

As Latin America Moves Left It Successfully Confronts Hunger

By Marianela Jarroud, -

By Marianela Jarroud in IPS News - The Latin American and Caribbean region is the first in the world to reach the two global targets for reducing hunger. Nevertheless, more than 34 million people [...]

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