Cuba: Détente ou Trama Imperial da Doutrina Monroe?

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By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Traduzido por Murilo Leme Embora a Revolução Cubana tenha 57 anos de idade e seja usualmente responsabilizada pelo isolamento de Cuba, já se passaram 88 anos desde a última visita à ilha de chefe de estado … Continue reading

Cuba: Détente or Monroe Doctrine Imperial Plot?

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By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Although the Cuban Revolution is 57 years old and is usually blamed for Cuba’s isolation, it has been 88 years since the last visit to the island by a US head of state. United States … Continue reading

Le génie de Chavez: Par Fidel Castro | La genialidad de Chávez: Por Fidel Castro

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Par Fidel Castro | Cuba Debate, Haiti Chery. “Moi qui ai abordé bien souvent des problèmes difficiles dans de longs discours, en m’efforçant toujours au maximum de bien faire comprendre mes idées, j’ai du mal à m’expliquer comment ce militaire d’origine modeste, mais à l’esprit agile et au talent sans pareil, a été capable d’un tel déploiement d’éloquence sans perdre la voix ni ses forces. La politique est pour moi le combat prolongé et résolu des idées…. Si cette science ou cet art ou comme on veut l’appeler servait au bien de l’humanité, elle mériterait du respect, celui-là même que méritent ceux qui apprennent aux autres l’habitude de penser.” (Français | Espagnol)

ALBA Expels USAID From Member CountriesResolución del Consejo Político de la ALBA para el inmediato retiro de las USAID de los países miembros de la Alianza

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ALBA PRESS RELEASE, Granma | Translation by Rachael Boothroyd for Venezuelanalysis. Resolution from the Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) for the immediate withdrawal of USAID from member countries of the alliance. (English | Spanish)

ALBA Rejects Move to Impeach Paraguayan President Fernando LugoALBA rechaza maniobra para destituir al Presidente Lugo en Paraguay

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By Staff, Cuba Debate | Translated by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. The countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) expressed this Thursday June 21, in an official communique, its rejection of the political maneuvering by the Paraguayan right to seek dismissal of the country’s President, Fernando Lugo. (English | Spanish)

Sandino: Beyond Borrowed Masks, True Identity | Sandino : el abandono del disfraz a favor de la identidad

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By Toni Solo, Tortilla con Sal, Haiti Chery | Introduction by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. Imperialist collaborators take pride in the degree to which they assume the posture and masks they borrow from the oppressors of the world’s peoples, the United States and Europe. The predecessors of Augusto Cesar Sandino and inheritors of his legacy make it possible for people to abandon those masks so as to recognize their own faces, know their own minds and find their own souls. (English | Spanish)

Venezuela’s Minimum Wage to Rise 32.25% in 2012

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By Ewan Robertson, Venezuelanalysis. Venezuela’s national minimum wage will increase by 32.25% in 2012, announced Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Saturday April 7th. On May 1st the minimum monthly salary will increase by 15%, from 1,548 bolivars (US $360) to 1,780 bolivars (US $414). Then on Sep 1st the wage will increase by another 15% to 2,048 bolivars (US $476).

Ecuador, Venezuela and Bolivia to Boycott VI Summit of the Americas to Protest Cuba’s Exclusion

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By Staff, MercoPress. Ecuador, Venezuela and Bolivia, all members of ALBA, will boycott the 6th Summit of the Americas on April 14/15 in Cartagena, Colombia, to protest the exclusion of Cuba from this and all of 5 preceding summits. Uruguay’s Foreign Minister says Cuba’s omission is “inadmissible and we are going to bring it up at the summit….” Ecuador President Rafael Correa says “it is outrageous that in the 21st century something that calls itself the Summit of the Americas does not invite Cuba.”

Key Decisions and Directions From ALBA XI: ‘A Grand Summit!’

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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | By Yaima Puig Meneses, Granma. Agreements by member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) included a common economic zone, strong support for the Republic of Haiti, backing for Argentina on issue of the Malvinas, a call for the release of the Cuban Five, a special declaration on Puerto Rico’s right to full independence, and an official communique condemning the U.S. destabilization of Syria. Participants ratified Haiti’s participation as a permanent special invitee and agreed to hold the next summit of the ALBA Foreign Ministers in Jacmel, Haiti. (Video: Pres. Rafael Correa speech, in Spanish)

Haiti to Observe ALBA Summit in VenezuelaEl presidente de Haití irá como observador a la cumbre de la ALBA

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By staff, Prensa Latina. Haiti will attend a Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas (ALBA), to be held in Caracas on Sunday February 5th, merely as an “observer country,” contrary to earlier expectations that Haiti would join the organization. Haitian Foreign Minister Laurent Lamothe will participate in meetings that will begin Saturday to prepare for the Sunday Summit. Lamothe just returned from France where he was, among other things, raising money for a new colonialist army. (English | Spanish)

Interview With Ambassador of Venezuela to Haiti, Mr. Pedro Gonzalez Canino

Haiti Progres | Translated by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. The flag of Venezuela you see here was designed in Jacmel, Haiti. It is Miranda who carried the flag to Venezuela. And ten years later, in 1816, Simon Bolivar would return to Venezuela from Haiti leading two expeditions. Bolivar said: “By Petion’s decree, I was able to put together a group of his valiant patriots…. This group of Haitians that faced down ten thousand European tyrants numbered three hundred men.”Haiti Progres (French) | Translated by Dady Chery, Axis of Logic (English). The flag of Venezuela you see here was designed in Jacmel, Haiti. It is Miranda who carried the flag to Venezuela. And ten years later, in 1816, Simon Bolivar would return to Venezuela from Haiti leading two expeditions. Bolivar said: “By Petion’s decree, I was able to put together a group of his valiant patriots…. This group of Haitians that faced down ten thousand European tyrants numbered three hundred men.”Haiti Progres (French) | Translated by Dady Chery, Axis of Logic (English). The flag of Venezuela you see here was designed in Jacmel, Haiti. It is Miranda who carried the flag to Venezuela. And ten years later, in 1816, Simon Bolivar would return to Venezuela from Haiti leading two expeditions. Bolivar said: “By Petion’s decree, I was able to put together a group of his valiant patriots…. This group of Haitians that faced down ten thousand European tyrants numbered three hundred men.”

U.S. Awful Treatment of Haiti, According to WikiLeaks

By Adam Clark Estes, The Atlantic Wire. To block the PetroCaribe deal between Venezuela and Haiti, which would have saved the Haitian government “USD 100 million per year,” but the U.S. enlisted the help of Chevron and ExxonMobil to refuse to transport PetroCaribe oil, a necessary requirement for Haiti to sign the deal. Meanwhile U.S. garment companies opposed raising the minimum wage from $3 to $5 per day.

WikiLeaks Haiti: The PetroCaribe Files

By Dan Coughlin and Kim Ives The Nation Préval’s dramatic inauguration day oil deal won high marks from many Haitians, who had demonstrated against high oil prices and the lack of electricity. But it ushered in a multiyear geopolitical battle … Continue reading

Michel Martelly: Haiti’s Uribe?

By Kim Ives Haiti Analysis If Martelly is “a Uribe” or “a Santos,” it could spell trouble for various cooperation agreements Haiti has with Venezuela and Cuba, that were initiated by the governments of current President René Préval and former … Continue reading