“A Haitian president demands reparations and ends up in exile”, declared the front-page of Wednesday’s New York Times. Eighteen years later those who opposed the US, French and Canadian coup have largely won the battle over the historical record. French ambassador Thierry Burkard admits that President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s call for the restitution of Haiti’s... Continue Reading →
Globe columnist blinded by Canadian chauvinism
Don’t let the Chinese buy up Canada’s strategic minerals… in Argentina. That’s what Eric Reguly argued in Saturday’s Globe and Mail. “The West is asleep while China hoards key minerals”, blared the front page of the Report on Business. Reguly complained that Zijin Mining recently paid $960 million for Vancouver-based Neo Lithium, which... Continue Reading →
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