Resurrecting the “Guatemalan Dream”

August 31, 2009 Cyril Mychalejko 0

When Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán was overthrown as a result of a CIA orchestrated coup in June of 1954 because he was pushing land and labor reforms, hopes for economic and social justice, the building blocks for a “Guatemalan Dream,” were crushed.


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Remembering a Champion of the Poor in Haiti

August 31, 2009 Kevin Pina 0

The international community and the Preval administration recently forgot the anniversary of the brutal assassination of Father Jean-Marie Vincent in Haiti. Fifteen years ago he was felled in a hail of bullets in front of his rectory at Montfortain in the Port au Prince neighborhood of Christ-Roi. […]

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Honduran Crisis Necessitates New Sanctions

August 27, 2009 Jennifer Moore 0

Failure on the part of the Organization of American States to reach an agreement for the return of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya yesterday signals the beginning of a new stage, says Radio Progreso correspondent Félix Molina. As the diplomatic mission left Tegucigalpa on Tuesday without approval for the San José Accord from de facto leader Roberto Micheletti Bain, the Honduran journalist says new sanctions are needed “that should include trade, economic, financing, and migratory elements.” […]

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