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Bulletin 21 January 2010

Haiti: After the earthquake, the illnesses ♦ More US troops in Haiti but aid still vastly inadequate ♦ Blockade to avoid immigration ♦ Honduras: Agreement for Zelaya to leave the country ♦ Venezuela: Revolution until the year 34

Bulletin 20 January 2010

Haiti: US control distribution of emergency aid ♦ People flee Port-au-Prince ♦ Private security instead of police, with death penalty included ♦ Mexico: Drug cartel “auditor” arrested ♦ Brazil: tax on foreign purch

Eduardo Galeano: The Sins of Haiti

In a characteristically biting commentary, Eduardo Galeano blames the USA for Haiti's inability to deal with the current crisis. In Spanish.

Bulletin 19 January 2010

Haiti: The US takes control of Port-au-Prince ♦ Reconstruction plans ♦ Chile: new president to continue current policies ♦ Venezuela: government does not rule out more expropriations ♦ Bolivia denies responsibility for failure o

Bulletin 18 January 2010

 Haiti: ONU asks Haitians to “be patient” ♦ Open air cabinet meeting ♦ Some return to "normality” in the middle of the chaos ♦ Hugo Chávez: The US controls Haiti ♦ Chile: Right wins presidential election

Haiti’s earthquake in the context of decades of forced poverty

The author argues that all aid should go straight to the communities who need it.

Bulletin 15 January 2010

Haiti: Despair turns into anger for lack of help ♦ Long term plan to solve Haitian crisis ♦ No deportation from US for "illegal" Haitians ♦ Chile: Government coalition “ready for defeat”

Carta Abierta por Haití

 A Colombian academic sends the world an open letter for Haiti (Spanish)

Bulletin 14 december 2010

Haiti: survivors sleep among the dead ♦ Aid arrives ♦ Poverty helped the tragedy ♦ Reconstruction support promised

Bulletin 13 December 2010

Haiti: Earthquake destroys capital and hundreds die ♦ Chile: candidates take part in last debate before elections ♦ Argentina: Investors may leave if crisis continues ♦ Uruguay fights climate change  

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