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  • Indonesia-Backed Militias Rampage through the Capital of East Timor

    Militias armed and backed by the Indonesian military are rampaging today through the capital of East Timor, just two days after the Timorese voted on a historic referendum on self-determination sponsored...

    September 01, 1999 | Story
  • The Story of the Hurricanes

    The United States announced aid totaling $47 million to Haiti and the Dominican Republic to help them recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Georges last week.

    October 02, 1998 | Story
  • What Clinton Should Really Be Impeached for — a Look at Policy

    Our next guest has battled both Kenneth Starr and President Clinton in court on the issue of Haiti. And he says that there is a list of political crimes for which Clinton should be impeached.

    September 15, 1998 | Story
  • Peace Brigades International

    This weekend host Amy Goodman went to the community of Harvard, Massachusetts, 30 miles outside Boston where I spoke to a gathering of Peace Brigades International. The group began about 15 years ago,...

    May 04, 1998 | Story
  • Conversation with Former Haitian President Aristide

    Ever since more than 20,000 US troops swept into Haiti in September 1994, removing Haiti’s military dictatorship and restoring priest turned president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the question of...

    March 04, 1998 | Story
  • Police Misconduct and Human Rights

    Over the summer, Democracy Now! broke a story exposing the whereabouts of a death squad leader accused of committing crimes against humanity. Emmanuel Constant, the head of the Haitian death squad...

    November 17, 1997 | Story

    The US Ambassador to the United Nations, Bill Richardson, is expected to fly to Port Au Prince, Haiti today, amid rising protests against World Bank and IMF imposed austerity measures and the continued...

    July 14, 1997 | Story

    This interview includes discussion of documets belonging to the paramilitary Front for the Advancement and Progress of Haiti (FRAPH) and Haitian military which were seized by US military. These documents,...

    July 14, 1997 | Story
  • Haiti PM Smarth Resigns

    Haitian Prime Minister Rosny Smarth has announced his resignation after months of criticism of his government’s economic policies and failure to address the impoverished nation’s social...

    June 10, 1997 | Headline
  • Haiti After the Caribbean Summit

    Haiti is facing famine that is threatening 300,000 people. Haiti has been the recipient of massive amounts of food aid since 1954, but the aid has reduced Haiti’s ability to produce its own food....

    May 14, 1997 | Story
  • Conversation with Studs Terkel About May Day as well as Music Samplings About Labor from Around the World

    Amy is joined by Studs Terkel to discuss the history and significance of May Day. Terkel honors May Day every year, and shares his feelings on the importance of May Day. He tells the story of the Chicago...

    May 01, 1997 | Story
  • Sweatshop Conference Activists

    Activists from El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti and Honduras joined US-based trade unionists, church groups, and grassroots activists at a major sweatshop conference in New York City this weekend.

    April 07, 1997 | Story
  • CIA Hearings on Anthony Lake

    Today, we’re broadcasting from the Hart Senate Office building —-
    Hearing Room 216 to be precise -— where nominee Anthony Lake is
    expected to face more sharp questioning from some Republican...

    March 12, 1997 | Story
  • US policy in Haiti

    Haiti is often considered a foreign policy success for President Clinton however in the wake of senate questioning of Anthony Lake (nominated as director of central intelligence) some serious issues...

    March 11, 1997 | Story
  • CIA Activity in Honduras

    Nearly two years ago, The Baltimore Sun broke a major story detailing how a CIA-trained Honduran army unit — known as Battalion 316 — kidnapped, tortured and murdered Honduran political...

    January 28, 1997 | Story
  • Humanitarian Aid, New Colonialism?

    Humanitarian military interventions have grown rapidly since the end of the Cold War. Whether in Haiti, Somalia, Liberia, or more recently in Bosnia and Rwanda, the images of starving children or entire...

    January 28, 1997 | Story
  • Sweatshops in Haiti

    Disney workers in Haiti are underpaid, overworked, and not allowed to organize under the Presidency of Rene Preval. Yonique, a Haitian woman who is an organizer of Disney laborers is interviewed on...

    December 13, 1996 | Story
  • An interview with Stan Goff: US Special Forces units in Somalia and Haiti; the impact on US presence in African Nations

    Segment Summary:
    Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales of the New York Daily News interview Stan Goff, a retired Master Sergeant and activist. In part one of the interview, Goff discusses his observations about...

    November 19, 1996 | Story
  • Release of Emmanuel Constant

    The U.S. Government has released Emmanuel Constant, the head of FRAPH — the Haitian paramilitary group responsible for a brutal reign of terror during the Cedras dictatorship. Constant was in...

    July 18, 1996 | Story
  • The INS releases the leader of Haiti’s Death Squad.

    This weekend President Clinton released one of Haiti’s most feared leaders of Haiti’s death squad, Emanuel Constant. This happened two years after President Clinton used the  

    June 18, 1996 | Story