WikiLeaks Cables of Interest on Latin America, Released July 11-23, 2011

Source from Upside Down World

By Dawn Paley

July 26, 2011

BOLIVIA

GoB found close US embassy contact w/ “human rights” NGO in New York was behind cell planning to kill Morales bit.ly/pUFsKt#cablegate

Info on the members of cell accused of bomb & plot to kill Morales, incl Irish & Hungarian mercenaries bit.ly/nYoEVM #cablegate

USG dismisses conspiracy to overthrow Morales in ’09 bit.ly/nDMF2W #cablegate

BRAZIL

Wikileaks dropped approx 4000 cables yesterday, most on Brazilhttp://wikileaks.fi/reldate/2011-07-11_0.html

World Cup & Olympics in Brazil used to push telecoms infrastructure spendingbit.ly/mWorSo #cablegate

1,137 police killings documented as resisting arrest in Rio state in 2008 bit.ly/nROb9J#cablegate #Brazil

USG: Brazil at loss on how to protect Embassy in Tegucigalpa & negotiate itself out of standstill in Honduras bit.ly/nMEkl4 #cablegate

Brazil suggested blocking remittances from US to Honduras after coup essentially as a form of sanctions bit.ly/oyMOTi #cablegate

Brazilian diplos in post-coup Honduras only had contact w military, thx to assistance from the US Embassy bit.ly/njzvnR #cablegate

Cable shows divergence between gov’t of Brazil and Petrobras, US weighs intervention on behalf of US oil cos bit.ly/nTHUNS #cablegate

Brazil mining min. suggested joint US-Brazil campaign refuting idea that biofuel crops impact food production bit.ly/qF9XtL #cablegate

CANADA

DFAIT considered opening democracy promotion centre in Lima, security training centre in Panama bit.ly/qRhXhD #cablegate

DFAIT: “The Latinos don’t want the US at the table and they see Canada as an extension of the US” bit.ly/nILWCd #cablegate

DFAIT: Harper was committed to supporting President Uribe despite potential domestic political costs. bit.ly/mT6zLD #cablegate

Canada’s commitment to Haiti: road building, school curriculum, police, border posts, coast guards bit.ly/puKFV4 #cablegate

Dade of @focal_news Canada must spend more on Americas as “all the low hanging fruit has already been picked” bit.ly/nc7ZEE#cablegate

Canada’s Harper era sub-imperialism in Americas “inspired” by Australian modelbit.ly/n3obcN #cablegate

COLOMBIA

USG intent on ensuring that Colombia draw firm line between narcos & parasbit.ly/ohJjlU #cablegate

Cable shows US role in Colombia’s “Justice & Peace” law bit.ly/ovt117 #cablegate

Ugh, @wikileaks, why out the accused and not the snitches? Nasty choices here as Colombian labour implodes bit.ly/oAIdAE #cablegate

HAITI

Rare first person cable shows complexity of US maneuvers and narrative building in Haiti in ’05 bit.ly/qWaVhI #cablegate

Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce requested US troop presence in Haiti in ’05bit.ly/qbBeH7 #cablegate

Fascinating cable documents meeting w/Bahamas PM as 2004 coup goes down in Haitibit.ly/q8V3Sa #cablegate

USG met w Bahamas gov’t in ’03 to see about invoking democracy provision of the OAS Charter against Aristide bit.ly/qVX4Td #cablegate

Cable on backroom discussions between foreign govts and int’l orgs in lead up to Haiti elections post coup bit.ly/rndEeF #cablegate

State Dept lackeys believe they can back a coup w/o consequences, ie. kidnappings “not political” bit.ly/peQsjr #cablegate #Haiti

Cable on moving “demobilized” FADH (armed forces) into Haitian police bit.ly/oC1dXr#cablegate

Haitian elite arming the cops under US supervision bit.ly/rpyVdt #cablegate

Transnationals in Haiti operating amid “urban warfare” incl CEMEX, TOTAL, DINHASA, TEXACO, MADSEN, SOGENER bit.ly/r0YKFN#cablegate

Revealing cable shows MINUSTAH responds to Haitian elite & US embassy proddingbit.ly/qNHujg #cablegate

MEXICO

In ’06, USG & Govt of Mexico saw “best opportunity in years for progress in Central America” bit.ly/rkToqv #cablegate

By ’09, Colombian police were training Mexican cops in San Luis Potosi & Ciudad Juarezbit.ly/qSFFPz #cablegate

Cable shows Canada’s itching to get in on more police training or high profile security aid in Mexico bit.ly/r4dnjV #cablegate

PARAGUAY

3 of 6 arrests in major ’07 Paraguay drug bust were cops. “US dollars at work” indeed.bit.ly/p5SjrG #cablegate

Cable on immunity for members of US army in Paraguay bit.ly/qfoEVV #cablegate

Cable on US-Brazil-Paraguay coordinated gang busting in Paraguay bit.ly/n2mxXs#cablegate

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