Archive for April, 2009

What is Canada Doing in Haiti?

Venezuela establishes ties with Palestinians Palestinian officials established formal ties on Monday with Venezuela and opened a diplomatic mission in the South American country. Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki thanked President Hugo Chavez’s government for its support during the recent Israeli military offensive in the Gaza Strip, which prompted the Venezuelan leader to break off […]

Capitalism ‘threatens life on the planet’

What is Canada Doing in Haiti? The Declaration of Cumaná: Capitalism ‘threatens life on the planet’ We, the Heads of State and Government of Bolivia, Cuba, Dominica, Honduras, Nicaragua and Venezuela, member countries of ALBA, consider that the Draft Declaration of the 5th Summit of the Americas is insufficient and unacceptable for the following reasons: […]

Yes, the U.S. is still a racist state

Obama: No charges for harsh CIA interrogation President Barack Obama absolved CIA officers from prosecution for harsh, painful interrogation of terror suspects Thursday, even as his administration released Bush-era memos graphically detailing — and authorizing — such grim tactics as slamming detainees against walls, waterboarding them and keeping them naked and cold for long periods. […]