US intervention

The friendly face of US imperialism: USAID and Haiti

A report on the role of USAID in Haiti, demonstrating how international aid can be used to break up resistance and support foreign intervention and oppression.

Haiti: Class Analysis of a Crisis

An analysis of the Haitian political conflict of the early 2000's which culminated in overthrow (for the second time) of President Jean Paul Aristide in 2004.

CIA Death Squads: Allan Nairn

Allan Nairn on the decades of direct CIA involvement in Guatemalan death squads.

Haiti Under the Gun: Allan Nairn

FRAPH gunmen attack demonstration

An article detailing the collaboration between the US government and the paramilitary FRAPH in Haiti in the 1990's.

Reagan Administrations links with Guatemala's Terrorist Government: Alan Nairn

Guatemalan's protest against the campaign of terror

An article detailing the peak in US-Guatemalan collaboration in state terror.

Behind the Death Squads: An exclusive report on the US role in El Salvador's official terror

Article explaining the origins and extent of US assistance in the establishment of the Salvadorian security system, including the infamous death squads.

The Iranian coup, 1953

Roosevelt with the Shah of Iran

A detailed account of the overthrow of nationalist Iranian Prime Minister Mossadegh by the CIA at the behest of the British and American governments, written by Stephen Kinzer.

The US-orchestrated overthrow of the Nicaraguan government, 1910

US troops in Nicaragua, 1926

An account of the ousting of modernising President Zelaya of Nicaragua by the United States in 1910, written by Stephen Kinzer.

The ousting of the president of Honduras, 1911

Honduras banana workers, circa 1920s

An account of the removal of President Davila of Honduras by US banana interests - creating the original “banana republic” - written by Stephen Kinzer.

The US takeover of Puerto Rico, 1898

A short account of the taking of Puerto Rico from the Spanish by the United States, by Stephen Kinzer.