Jay Hartling: On Monday, June 1, 2009, El Salvador will turn a new page in its history with the inauguration of the country’s first left government, joining the ranks of the majority of Latin America
Nine female migrant workers arrested in Leamington, Ontario
No One Is Illegal Montreal: Dawn is breaking on the Mohawk Territory of Akwesasne, where local residents have protested for months to oppose the arming of Canadian Borders Services Agency (CBSA) guards on their territory. More than 50 protesters are maintaining a presence near the Canadian customs building on Cornwall Island. There are at least five fires burning to keep demonstrators warm. Many more residents and supporters are expected to be on-site as the morning progresses.
“I’ve done work in prison,” she said. “This is worse than being in prison. How people can be so cruel to other people– I don’t understand, I just don’t understand it. I can understand how people in the United States don’t know it’s as bad as it is. That’s because of the press, and we’re probably at this point the best hope these people have for getting the word out. I look on that as a really big responsibility. I don’t want to let them down. I’m not ready to leave.”
If you pay into the Canada Pension Plan, you need to know what your pension money is doing in Central America. Last Friday, simultaneous demonstrations in Guatemala City and Vancouver targeted the gold mining operations of Canadian mining giant Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G if you’re interested) in the Guatemala highlands, home to several Mayan communities.
A Federal Court judge says two witnesses from Canada’s spy agency may have lied to him about the reliability of a key informant in the Mohamed Harkat terrorism case.
A Federal Court judge has slammed the Canadian Security Intelligence Service for failing to disclose evidence about a key source in the case against accused terrorist Mohamed Harkat.
A Federal Court judge is raising questions about whether Canada’s spy agency has been withholding information and lying in its case against terrorist suspect Mohamed Harkat. In a brief but stinging judgment, Justice Simon Noel says it’s a “troubling situation” that calls into question the good faith of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
A federal court ordered Canada’s spy service on Wednesday to disclose evidence that calls into question the reliability of a key source in the case of an alleged Al-Qaeda sleeper agent. Judge Simon Noel ruled that information on the informant must be provided to lawyers of Mohamed Harkat who is accused of being a terrorist, even though this would reveal to them the identity of the source.
Human rights situation in Colombia “is truly alarming today” – daughter of murdered trade unionist.