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  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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...
    May 14, 1997 | Story
  • 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...
    May 01, 1997 | Story
  • 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
  • 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...
    March 12, 1997 | Story
  • 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...
    March 11, 1997 | Story
  • 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 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...
    January 28, 1997 | Story
  • 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
  • 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...
    November 19, 1996 | Story
  • 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
  • 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
    brutality...
    June 18, 1996 | Story