The Cuban revolution has been championed and assailed for five decades. But what are the real sources of its endurance, and will these be enough to extend its life far beyond its fiftieth anniversary?
Rachel Robb from wola.org has been circulating memos in time for Bolivia's referendum to approve a new constitution on 25th January. Topics include US-Bolivia trade, land reform, the economy...
The US government is attempting to influence the Supreme Court’s decision next week about whether to review the sentences of five Cuban men imprisoned in the US since 1998 for ‘conspiracy’ to spy after a highly politicised trial in Mi

BULLETIN 9 DECEMBER 2009

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MERCOSUR DOES NOT RECOGNISE HONDURAS ELECTIONS ♦ REDUCED SENTENCES FOR CUBAN “SPIES” ♦ CLIMATE CHANGE: PERU TAKES FOREST PROTECTION PLAN TO COPENHAGEN ♦ BRAZIL: BIOFUELS ARE GOOD ♦ CLIMATE CHANGE WILL HAVE

Bulletin 18 January 2010

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 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

Bulletin 19 January 2010

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

Bulletin 20 January 2010

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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

Bulletin 21 January 2010

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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
US analyst Phyliis Bennis argues that Pentagon priorities once again dominate in Haiti.  

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