MADRE Articles

August 2005

MADRE Delivers Emergency Aid to Women and Families in Cuba Devastated by Hurricane Dennis

Posted on: Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Keywords: Emergency Relief, Cuba, Latin America and Caribbean

MADRE's emergency shipment of humanitarian aid included $744,000 dollars worth of anti-parasite medicine for women and families affected by Hurricane Dennis. At least 16 people in Cuba were killed by the hurricane, which destroyed 150,000 homes and buildings, causing over...

Iraq's Second-Class Citizens

Posted on: Thursday, August 18, 2005

Keywords: Iraq

This article was published by TomPaine.com. By Yifat Susskind, MADRE Associate Director This week’s constitutional crisis in Baghdad demonstrates again that the Bush administration’s drive to recreate the Middle East in its own image is producing theocracy, not democracy, in...

The Reconfigured Occupation: Gaza Disengagement Will Not Ease Suffering for Palestinian Women and Families

Posted on: Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Keywords: Palestine, Israel, Peace Building, Middle East

In mid-August, Israel is scheduled to begin its "disengagement" from the Gaza Strip, which it has occupied for 38 years. Under the plan, Israeli settlers and soldiers will be removed from Gaza and from four isolated West Bank settlements....

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