No Mister! you cannot share my pain!

When I grew up I heard about the Tomtom Macout, the hideously cruel machete wielding secret police of Papa Doc and later of Baby Doc. The US supported despots of Haiti. I heard about the callous murders and torture of these thugs and the fear the instilled in the local population. I was young and […]

U.S. to announce over $1 billion in aid for Georgia

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Bush administration will announce on Wednesday an aid package of more than $1 billion to help Georgia rebuild after its war with Russia over the separatist enclave of South Ossetia last month, U.S. officials said. The aid was to be unveiled as Vice President Dick Cheney began a […]