Haiti


Latin America In Revolt

Public forum

Jeb Sprague, author of the new book ‘Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti’

Roger Annis, coordinator of BC Haiti Solidarity and Canada Haiti Action Network. Author of many reports and articles on Haiti and delegate on several investigative tours of Haiti.

Saturday, September 15

4:00 – 6:00 pm

UVic, David Strong Bldg

Rm C118

Across Latin America, people and communities are rebelling against the encroachment of mining and other mega-industrial developments. Some governments, notably Bolivia, have recently nationalized foreign enterprises deemed to be acting against the national interest.

But economic elites, backed by paramilitaries, are fighting back. In Paraguay, the elected president, Fernando Lugo, was recently pushed out of office for resisting pressure to sell Paraguay’s hydro electricity resources cheaply to Rio Tinto Alcan, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers. Similarly, the 2009 coup in Honduras benefited the corporate elite. (more…)

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Wikileaks: The Haiti Files

Wikileaks: The Haiti Files

Kim Ives, journalist, filmmaker and editor of the newspaper Haiti Liberté, reveals US lies about intervention and aid in Haiti. Straight from the U.S. diplomatic cables on Haiti, you will hear how the U.S. conspires to keep Haiti poor, who is running Haiti, and what happened to the earthquake relief effort.

Friday, January 27
7:30 pm
University of Victoria
David Strong Building, Room 103

Free Admission

Sponsors: UVic Social Justice Studies, Victoria Peace Coalition, Victoria Friends of Cuba
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Free film and presentation with director Kevin Pina
Saturday, Feb 28 at 7:30pm 2009
Uvic, David Strong Building, C103