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African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States
The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) is an organization created by the Georgetown Agreement in 1975. It is composed of African, Caribbean and Pacific States signatories to the Georgetown Agreement or the Partne...
Association of Caribbean States
The Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was signed on 24 July 1994 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action among all the countries of...
Embassy Row
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
Latin American Economic System
The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Its headquarters are in Caracas, Venezuela. SELA was established on 17 Oct...
Latin American Parliament
The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent and unicameral organism, integrated from the national Parliaments of Latin America, elected democratically by means of universal suffrage in countries that ratifie...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

Canadian Foreign Policy and the Coming Elections in FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas
2009-09-30
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
Featuring the impact of minority government on Canadian foreign policy, Haitian democracy, U.S.multilateralism in the Americas, Colombia-UNASUR relations, Cuban bloggers, and boosting Canada's relatio...
Dissident journalist facing jail term on 'disrespect' charge
2009-05-14
Reporters Without Borders/ Reporters sans frontiA#res
Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate release of independent journalist Alberto Santiago Du Bouchet, who was arrested after a verbal exchange with a policeman in Artemisa (in Havana provin...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
2009-05-02
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
2008-12-13
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
The April edition of FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas is out
2010-04-07
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
This edition draws together analysts, policy-makers and development practitioners to look into current issues in Canada, Colombia, Cuba, Haiti and Mexico ranging from disability to multilateralism, fr...

Sources Select Resources

Alan Gross's Improbable Tales on 60 Minutes
Peppe, Matt
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
In a dramatic segment on CBS News' 60 Minutes titled "The Last Prisoner of the Cold War," former United States Agency for International Development (USAID) subcontractor Alan Gross tells of horrifying...
Another Vote on Washington's Anti-Cuba Policy at the United Nations
The Politics of Isolation
Nahem, Ike
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Resolution A/68/L.6, sponsored by Cuba, passed this year, for the 22nd year in a row, with Washington once again in humiliating political loneliness. The vote this year was 188-2 in favor, with 3 abst...
The Blockade Against Cuba: An Assault Upon Humanity's Conscience
Muzaffar, Chandra
Article
2013
Countercurrents.org
On 29 October 2013, for the 22nd consecutive year, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) called for an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against C...
Caribbean Experts and Information in the Sources Directory
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
Organizations and experts on Caribbean topics.
Cuba 1959 to 1980s
The Unforgivable Revolution
Blum, William
Article
Common Courage Press
An account of the CIA's continuing covert war against Cuba.
Cuban Revolution
Connexipedia Article
Article
An armed revolt that led to the overthrow of U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista of Cuba on January 1, 1959 by the 26th of July Movement led by Fidel Castro.
Dissident journalist facing jail term on 'disrespect' charge
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters Without Borders/ Reporters sans frontiA#res
Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate release of independent journalist Alberto Santiago Du Bouchet, who was arrested after a verbal exchange with a policeman in Artemisa (in Havana provin...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Hypocrisy over Cuba's 'political prisoners'
Anderson, Tim
Article
2009
Political prisoners and Cuba can be a confusing mix, in our time of mass propaganda. Three groups have attracted international attention over the past decade.
The Imaginary Cuban Troops in Syria
Peppe, Matt
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Fair-and-balanced Fox News reported on Wednesday that "Cuban military operatives reportedly have been spotted in Syria, where sources believe they are advising President Bashar al-Assad’s soldiers and...
"Listen, Yankee!": Tom Hayden Captures Absurdity of Cuban Embargo
Glennon, Patrick
Article
2015
Truthout
The US embargo of Cuba, like a bad hangover from the Cold War, has lingered on for far too long. After decades of bingeing on the country's particularly potent brand of anticommunism, the nation's rul...
A Marxist History of the World part 97: Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
The reforms that Fidel Castro introduced after the overthrow of the Batista dictatorship were real, but they were bestowed from above and straitjacketed by poverty.
Moncada Barracks
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
1953
The Moncada Barracks was a military barracks in Santiago de Cuba. On July 26, 1953, the barracks was the site of an armed attack by a small group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro.
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
williamblum.org
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.

Sources Bookshelf

In a Time of Torment
Stone, I.F.
Book
1968
Independent journalist I.F. Stone on the events and issues of the 1960s.
Killing Hope
U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
Recovering Nonviolent History
Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles
Bartkowski, Maciej (ed.)
Book
2013
Essays showing, in considerable detail, the varied roles played by civil resistance in fifteen liberation struggles in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."


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