The Kidnapping Of Haiti

Pilger, John
http://www.countercurrents.org/pilger280110.htm

Publisher:  Countercurrents
Date Written:  28/01/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX11695

Not for tourists is the US building its fifth-biggest embassy. Oil was found in Haiti's waters decades ago and the US has kept it in reserve until the Middle East begins to run dry. More urgently, an occupied Haiti has a strategic importance in Washington's "rollback" plans for Latin America. The goal is the overthrow of the popular democracies in Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador, control of Venezuela's abundant petroleum reserves, and sabotage of the growing regional co-operation.

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