PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION. Bethlehem, 13 th of August 2014

The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities conducts a Preliminary Assessment of The Intentional Destruction of Palestinian Cultural Heritage in Gaza Her Excellency, Rula Ma’ayah, Palestinian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, calls on the international community, especially the UNESCO, World Heritage Committee, ICOMOS, ICCROM, IUCN, ICOM, WAC, IAU and other international organizations to condemn the Israeli […]

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Tragedy in Île-à-Vache, Haiti, Tourism Predator

The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism conference in St. Georges, Grenada held from July 8 – July 11, 2014. A large-scale tourism project planned for the Haitian island of Île-à-Vache […]

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NO more vultures!

Don´t owe, won´t pay: YES to life! NO more vultures! This past June 16th, the Supreme Court of the U.S. announced two highly pernicious decisions not only for Argentina and its people, but for all those who defend sovereignty and the primacy of human rights over the claims of big capital. The Court rejected Argentina´s […]

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Pérez Esquivel to Griesa: It is just not to pay illegitimate and unfair debts

Buenos Aires, 6/27/14 – In a letter delivered yesterday to the New York office of Judge Thomas Griesa[1], Adolfo Pérez Esquivel refers to the immorality and injustice of paying the bonds now in the hands of hedge funds, and offers a more personal reflection on the distinction between legal and legitimate, law and justice. “It […]

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HAITÍ – 10 YEARS OF OCCUPATION – ENOUGH !

Troop withdrawal now and an end to the MINUSTAH ! CALL TO MOBILIZE June 1 – October 15, 2014 The MINUSTAH is not a humanitarian mission. It is a military occupation of Haiti, installed June 1, 2004, by the Security Council, in the wake of the first coup consummated by the U.S. in this new […]

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Caribbean Nations United in Demanding Reparations for Slavery and Genocide

Caribbean Nations United in Demanding Reparations for Slavery and Genocide By Don Rojas (Don Rojas is the Communications Director of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century and recently represented the Institute at the CARICOM summit meeting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines)   Collectively, the economies of CARICOM member states totals about $78 […]

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