Bulletin 3 February 2010

Mexico: Students murdered “by mistake” ♦ Haiti: Judge to decide on fate of US missionaries ♦ Colombia: bodies from the 1985 Justice Palace attack found ♦ Two Latin American films nominated for Oscars ♦ Arge


Haiti: missionaries charged with kidnapping ♦ Paraguay faces energy crisis ♦ Solution for energy crisis? Have longer weekends ♦ Argentina: new head of central bank promises to work with government ♦ China "not interested" in env

US interference in Haiti

The US has a long history of political meddling in Haiti and many other Latin American countries. Mark Weisbrot reports.

Bulletin 10 February 2010

Chile: new president excludes prominent pinochetistas from cabinet ♦ Latin America unites to help Haiti ♦ Regional energy crisis continues: this time it’s Paraguay ♦ Mexico: highest inflation rate in ten years ♦ Mexico: al

Bulletin 11 February 2010

Haiti: more than 200,000 died in earthquake ♦ Venezuela: minister resigns "over disagreements" about Cuba ♦ Mexico: President demands unity after a minister resigns ♦ Peru: Cuzco “at a bargain price” ♦ Venezuela: art


 Mexico: Calderón presents plan for Ciudad Juárez ♦ Haiti: US missionaries released ♦ Peru: “Accomplice” of Montesinos arrested ♦ Lula changes his party’s economic plans ♦ Forest fires continue in Venezuela

Bulletin 16 February 2010

 Haiti: illness threatens survivors and orphaned children ♦ Nicaragua: Indigenous peoples are not citizens ♦ Peru: politics and show business mix well ♦ Venezuela: desperate attempts to solve energy crisis ♦ Heavy rains are the

Bulletin 18 February 2010

Haiti: US missionaries to go home ♦ Oil exploration to go ahead despite Argentinean obstacles ♦ Mexico: Calderón returns to Ciudad Juarez and promises more help ♦ Peru: oil sector will grow in 2010 ♦ Venezuela: calls to declare

LAB Bulletin 19 February 2010

Haiti: race against time to help survivors amid fears of political chaos ♦ Bolivia: Morales appoints new judges ahead of judicial elections ♦ Argentina: Ariel Ramirez has died ♦ Chile: new government will postpone decision on fuel p

Bulletin 22 February 2010

Argentina: Government “close” to getting continental support in Falklands dispute ♦ Haiti: final toll could reach the 300,000 ♦ Brazil: former guerrilla becomes presidential candidate ♦ Peru’s exports still dominated

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