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  • World Bank Protests Continue

    Thousands of union activists rallied yesterday in Washington, D.C. to protest free trade policies that they say benefit American companies but hurt workers. The protest’s central theme was...

    April 13, 2000 | Story
  • Jean Dominique, Director of Radio Haiti, Killed

    Haiti’s democratic movement remained in shock today, just 24 hours after pioneering radio broadcaster and leading activist Jean Dominique was gunned down in the courtyard of his radio...

    April 04, 2000 | Story
  • Jean Dominique, Director of Radio Haiti, Killed

    We have this late-breaking news. Two gunmen shot and killed Haiti’s most prominent radio journalist as he pulled into the courtyard of his radio station for a Monday morning newscast. Jean...

    April 03, 2000 | Story
  • New York Police Arrest Protestors at Funeral of Patrick Dorismond

    Twenty-seven people were arrested when riot police moved in after the funeral of Patrick Dorismond in Brooklyn on Saturday. The Reverend Al Sharpton is calling for an investigation into what...

    March 27, 2000 | Story
  • Randall Robinson On Reparations for Slavery

    In a new book entitled

    ??The Debt, TransAfrica founder and president Randall Robinson argues that America still owes an enormous debt to Africans and African Americans for the incalculable damage...

    February 08, 2000 | Story
  • From Iowa to New Hampshire: A Look at the Democrats

    With Monday’s Iowa caucuses over with, candidates are now focusing on the nation’s first presidential primaries, which will take place in New Hampshire next week. [includes rush...

    January 26, 2000 | Story
  • The Debt: Randall Robinson Talks About What America Owes to Blacks

    Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and as people across the United States commemorate the life of the great civil rights leader, many here still languish in poverty and remain disenfranchised as...

    January 17, 2000 | Story
  • Haitians Seek Immigration Equality

    Attorney General Janet Reno said yesterday that politics should be kept out of the emotional case of six-year-old Elian Gonzalez, a Cuban shipwreck survivor who was found clinging to an inner tube...

    January 14, 2000 | Story
  • US Journalist Allan Nairn Freed

    After the Indonesian regime released him several weeks ago, pro-independence leader Xanana Gusmao sought refuge in Indonesia. Authorities have "sequestered" him since his arrival in...

    September 20, 1999 | Story
  • East Timor

    East Timorese resistance leader Jose Ramos-Horta said after meeting US President Bill Clinton in Auckland, New Zealand today that he hoped emergency relief airdrops would begin within twenty-four...

    September 13, 1999 | Story
  • Democracy Now! Exclusive: How the United States Has Supported the Militias in East Timor

    Today, we bring listeners an exclusive story on the links between the Indonesian military, the militias that are conducting a campaign of ethnic cleansing in East Timor and the United States...

    September 08, 1999 | Story
  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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