Chomsky On Haiti

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Chomsky On Haiti
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Chomsky On Haiti / Noam Chomsky| interviewed by Greg Satcamp and Dennis Bernstein. SERIES: Flashpoint - Noam Chomsky, noted MIT linguist and foreigh policy analyst, examines the background of the Haitian crisis. He begins with a discussion of how President Aristide became a threat to United States interests, including how his election came as a suprise to the U.S. intelligence community. In response, the United States backed anti-Aristide forces in Haiti, including New York Times reporter Howard French. Chomsky goes on the discuss the accomplishments of the Lavalas Party, the People's Popular Party's support of Aristide, and te negative image presented in the mainstream media. Next, Chomsky compares events in Guatemala in 1954 and the Dominican Republic in 1965, as well as the role of the IMF, World Band, and the CIA. Currently, Clinton continues the policies with a continued embargo, blocking Haitian refugees, and the potential cause for an invasion. - RECORDED: KPFA, June 1994.

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