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By Peter James Spielmann, Associated Press, 24 March 2014  Haiti's cholera outbreak is still the worst in the world, the top U.N....
By Ryan Mallet-Outtrim, Venezuelanalysis.com, March 19, 2014 The Venezuelan government has declared it will sever all commercial ties with...
By Jonathan M. Katz, the New Yorker, March 12, 2014 Russell Leon works under the cover of darkness as part of a small crew sworn to...
In Brazil as elsewhere in Latin America, social infrastructure and access to state-provided, decommodified goods and services are growing...
Open letter by Americas Policy Group, published on Common Frontiers, March 17, 2014 To: The Honourable John Baird Minister of Foreign...
The Canadian government has an inconsistent record of reacting to human rights abuses abroad.   Steven Zhou, Al Jazeera, 18 March...
A UN-appointed expert has publicly disagreed with the world body and called for "full compensation" for the victims of a cholera...
Ottawa Initiative & 10th anniversary‏ This is the first in a four part series leading up to the 10th anniversary of the...
By Sue Montgomery, Justice Reporter, The Montreal Gazette, February 28, 2014  Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the former priest from...
After 10 years of enthusiastic support for ouster of democratic government, former Liberal MP isn't talking by Dru Oja Jay, March 3,...
Book review by Robert Everett-Green, The Globe and Mail, March 1, 2014 Canadians appalled by the violence in the Oscar-nominated film 12...
By Dan Beeton, published on Haiti Relief and Reconstruction Watch/CEPR, March 1, 2014 It has been 10 years since the February 29, 2004 coup...
By Larry Rousseau, Huffington Post, Feb 28, 2014 The February 2004 coup against the democratically elected Haitian president, Jean-Bertrand...
Fatal Assistance (2013), director Raoul Peck Reviewed here in the New York Times, Feb 27, 2014.
By Andy Blatchford, Vancouver Sun, 28 February 2014  MONTREAL - A prominent Haitian human-rights lawyer is calling on former federal...
Detailed account of proposed coup against Préval, overturning of Haitian elections, following 2010 earthquake By Center for Economic...