Canada’s “Looting of Honduras”

“The Canadian government needs to act in a responsible manner and should stop giving legitimacy to the Honduran regime which has criminalized and killed many people in my country and has created a grave situation there. The Canadian government should remove all their companies, investments and financing from Honduras.” This was the plea of Berta […]

Chocolate and Imperialism: Ivory Coast’s Political Crisis Exposes Western Colonialism

By Asad Ismi The West African country of Ivory Coast, the world’s leading exporter of cocoa, has been politically paralyzed since a November 2010 election ended in both main contenders declaring themselves winners. Incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo (backed by the Ivorian army) and his rival Alassane Ouattara, a former minister, both claim to have won […]

The Latin American Revolution (Part 3): The U.S. Empire Strikes Back Through a Coup in Honduras

By Asad Ismi At 1 a.m. on June 28, Manuel Zelaya, the elected progressive President of Honduras, was roused from his bed at gunpoint by masked Honduran army soldiers, who kidnapped him in his pajamas and put him on a plane to Costa Rica. The army replaced Zelaya with Roberto Micheletti, the head of the […]