Dan Beeton

Dan Beeton is International Communications Director at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C.

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Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 7:30am
Is the Martelly Government Putting Former President Aristide in Danger?
Fanmi Lavalas leaders report that the police that have guarded former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s residence since he returned to Haiti in 2011 were removed around 1:00 a.m. this morning. It is unclear who ordered the removal of the state security agents, but Agence Haitienne de Presse is...
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Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 8:30am
USAID Subversion in Latin America Not Limited to Cuba
A new investigation by the Associated Press into a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) project to create a Twitter-style social media network in Cuba has received a lot of attention this week, with the news trending on the actual Twitter for much of the day yesterday when the story...
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Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 2:52pm
Ten Years After the Coup in Haiti, Democracy is Still Under Siege
It has been 10 years since the February 29, 2004 coup d’etat that ousted the democratically-elected government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide in Haiti.
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 12:00pm
Haiti’s Doctored Elections, Seen from the Inside
National elections were held in Haiti less than one year after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in January 2010 had killed 220,000 or more, left 1.5 million people homeless, and ravaged the country’s infrastructure.
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 4:51pm
Violent Protests in Venezuela Fit a Pattern
Venezuela’s latest round of violent protests appears to fit a pattern, and represents the tug-and-pull nature of the country’s divided opposition. Several times over the past 15 years since the late, former president Hugo Chávez took office in 1999, the political opposition has launched violent protests aimed at forcing the current president out of office. Most notably, such protests were a part of the April 2002 coup that temporarily deposed Chávez, and then accompanied the 2002/2003 oil strike.
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Friday, December 13, 2013 - 10:04am
Nelson Mandela’s Inconvenient Appreciation for Cuba
President Obama traveled to Soweto, South Africa this week for the memorial service for former president and anti-apartheid movement leader Nelson Mandela.
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 11:31am
Will the US Continue to Obstruct Justice for Baby Doc's Victims in Haiti?
In Argentina , Guatemala , Peru and other countries in the region, former dictators and many of those responsible for egregious human rights violations under former authoritarian regimes have been, or are in the process of being tried
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Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 6:58am
Haiti by the Numbers, Three Years Later
Number of people killed in the earthquake in 2010: over 217,300
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