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Flashpoints – March 4, 2004

We continue our reporting from the US-sponsored killing fields of Haiti, also, the Ambassador to the United States from the Central African Republic admits collaborating with the US to silence Aristide as he remains under armed guard, excerpts from yesterday’s Congressional hearings on the US coup against Haiti and the kidnapping of the elected President, … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 2, 2004

The US turns the keys to Haiti’s killing fields back over to the killers; We’ll have a report from Flashpoints Special Correspondent Kevin Pina in Port-Au-Prince on revenge attacks against Aristide supporters and on the Prime Minister, Yvon Neptune; We’ll also speak to Haitian activists across the country, and with Hazel Ross-Robinson, a close personal … Continued


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Flashpoints – March 1, 2004

Today on a special national edition of Flashpoints, the Anatomy of a Coup and the Kidnapping of a Democratically-Elected President by the US Marines. We’ll feature an on-the-ground report from our Flashpoints special correspondent Kevin Pina under fire; we’ll hear about an attack on a radio station set up by Aristide and destroyed today by … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 27, 2004

Today on a special national edition of Flashpoints, we spend the whole hour on the expanding crisis in Haiti. We’ll feature a live report from our special correspondent Kevin Pina, live in Port-au-Prince, we’ll speak with Representative Barbara Lee of California, co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, we’ll speak with Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark, … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 25, 2004

US-supported death squads continue their march towards Port-au-Prince while the poorest people in the city prepare to resist the overthrow of democracy at all costs. Is the US trying to make Venezuela the next Haiti? British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun walks away from charges. The Knight Report.


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Flashpoints – February 24, 2004

Haiti’s US-supported coup leaders continue their rampage against democracy and the people’s will; we’ll continue our reports from Haiti and also get background from Washington on the Bush connection to the Haitian killing fields. Also, 25% of the Palestinian population of East Jerusalem are slashed away from their land by the apartheid wall even as … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 23, 2004

Former death squad members continue their rampage through Haiti. We feature a special report from the streets of Port-au-Prince on the 2-year destabilization campaign, and deep background on these US-supported coup leaders. Also, Palestinian lawyers testify at the Hague against the apartheid wall; we’ll speak to a lawyer for the PLO. Will Bush’s chief campaign … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 20, 2004

An on-the-ground report from occupied Baghdad, Nora speaks with Mike Ferner of Voices in the Wilderness, a Vietnam-era veteran witnessing the violence in Iraq; Solange brings a report on Safeway grocery strikers organizing a massive rally. Arundhati Roy speaks from the World Social Forum in Mumbai, India.