The Class Struggle and History Behind Haiti’s 2016 Electoral Crisis

by Kim Ives Karl Marx once famously remarked that history repeats itself “the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.” This maxim comes to mind when examining the class dynamics surrounding the final days of President Michel Martelly’s regime in Haiti today. They are similar to those of 30 years ago, when the […]

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights condemns the State of Honduras for violation of the collective rights of the Garifuna people.

Sambo Creek, December 21, 2015 – After twelve years of introducing a petition before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on violations of the collective property´s rights of the Garifuna communities from Punta Piedra, Triunfo de la Cruz and Cayos Cochinos, finally the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has issued two judgments in relation […]

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To the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean, gathered at the Fourth Summit of Heads of State of CELAC

The people of Haiti have shown anew, in recent days and months, their dignity, their desire for freedom, their deep knowledge of their rights and, above all, their decision to no longer accept the subjection that the so-called “international community”, along with a few allied Haitian sectors, continues to try to impose on them. With […]

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The National/International Summit Seizing the Moment to Galvanize the U.S. and Global Reparations Movement

Vantage Point | Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels The National/International Summit Seizing the Moment to Galvanize the U.S. and Global Reparations Movement Queen Mother Audley Moore was an indefatigable teacher, advocate and organizer for Reparations, the fundamental idea that Africans in America are due compensation to repair the physical, cultural, spiritual and mental […]

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Initial reflections on the UN decision to establish a multilateral legal framework for the processes of public debt restructuring

                                Jubilee South / Americas, Lutheran World Federation Program on Illegitimate Debt and Ecological Justice, CADTM-AYNA Since the imposition of the economic policies of the last dictatorship[1], the Argentine people have continued to suffer the impacts and consequences of the debt […]

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Lecture by H.E President Mahmoud Abbas Cooper Union New York

State of Palestine Palestine Liberation Organization   Lecture by H.E President Mahmoud Abbas Cooper Union New York   September 22, 2014  President Bharucha, Mr. Clark distinguished faculty and guests, religious leaders, dear students and members of the Cooper Union community, thank you for this opportunity to speak at one of the world’s most distinguished Colleges. […]

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