COHA In the Public Arena April (6-12)

On Tuesday, April 9, Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) Director Larry Birns was on the show “Young Turks,” a production of the media news network, Current TV. Director Birns commented on formal U.S. President Jimmy Carter’s trip to Cuba. Please click here to watch the segment.

On Thursday, April 11, COHA Research Associate Kwongyon Kim was interviewed by the Jamaican Newspaper, The Observer,  about the ongoing tensions in the Korean peninsula and its effects on the economy.

On Thursday,  April 11, COHA Director Larry Birns was interviewed by Fox News Network about the upcoming elections in Venezuela.

On Friday,  April 12, COHA Director Larry Birns was interviewed by a Jamaican news website, Jamaica Speaks, about the upcoming elections in Venezuela.

On Friday, April 12 COHA Senior Research Fellow Dr. Ronn Pineo was interviewed by WBAI 99.5 in New York City. Dr. Pineo represented COHA’s interest on the Pacific.

Article Citations.

This week the watchdog organization, WikiLeaks, published a series of diplomatic cables. The Council on Hemispheric Affairs was mentioned in a number of State Department cables to countries in South America during the 1970s.

COUNCIL ON HEMISPHERIC AFFAIRS’ ACCUSATIONS AGAINST AMBASSADOR. Please click here to read.
COHA ACCUSATIONS AGAINST AMBASSADOR. Please click here to read.                                                                                                           COHA STATEMENT. Please click here to read.

This week COHA Research Associate Jenny O’Connor’s article, “The U.S. War on Communism, Drugs, and Terrorism in Colombia”, was re-published by the following media websites: Eurasia review, Please click here to read; Z-Communications, Please click here to read; and the Dissident Voice, Please click here to read.

On Tuesday, April 9, COHA Research Associate Annie Bird’s article, “Genocide Never Again: General Rios Montt on Trial and the Abduction of Xinca Leaders in Santa Maria Xalapan”, was published in the blog real time. Please click here to read.

On Friday, April 6, COHA Research Associate Jennifer Aron’s article, “Revisiting Iran’s Relations with Venezuela and Argentina,” was published in the blog real time. Please click here to read.

 

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