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FOCAL in the Media 2010

N.S. Christmas tree business: the Panamanian option
Carlo Dade
Dec. 22, 2010 - Chronicle Herald

Honduras: le statu quo dévasteur
Dec. 21, 2010 - La Presse

Haiti leaders warned to restore calm, democratic will

Dec. 13, 2010 - Montreal Gazette

Haiti's race for second place
Dec. 9, 2010 - Globe and Mail

Allegations of electoral fraud in Haiti imperil long-term reconstruction
Dec. 8, 2010 - Globe and Mail

Haitians should let the runoff run
Dec. 8, 2010 - Globe and Mail

Haiti election
Carlo Dade
Nov. 29, 2010 - CBC Radio, Quebec AM

Rising oil presents an opportunity for Latin America
Nov. 10, 2010 - Globe and Mail

Ecuador Under Siege
Lesley Burns
Oct. 1, 2010 - CTV News

Will Canada Succeed at Expanding Trade With Latin America?
Carlo Dade
Sept. 29, 2010 - Latin America Advisor

Colombia: new president, promising ties
Carlo Dade and Lesley Burns 
Aug. 25, 2010 - Chronicle Herald

Canada, Colombia and the Americas: What the Future May Hold
Carlo Dade and Lesley Burns 
Aug. 11, 2010 - Embassy Magazine

Putting Mexico on the Front Burner
Olga Abizaid
July 8, 2010 - The Mark News

Canada-Mexico: Off to a new start
Carlo Dade and Olga Abizaid
June 2, 2010 - Embassy

Mexico's Calderon thanks RCMP
May 27, 2010 - CBC News

Time to revitalize ties with Mexico
Bill Graham 
May 27, 2010 - Toronto Star

Harper, Calderon set to discuss visa dispute
May 26, 2010 - Canwest

Where's the beef? Sizing up Canada-Mexico relations
Bill Graham and Carlo Dade
May 26, 2010 - Embassy

Le Mexique, un potentiel extraordinaire
Bill Graham 
May 25, 2010 - La Presse

Rencontre au sommet entre Calderon et Harper
May 24, 2010 - Canoe

Calderon and Harper to talk visas, security
May 24, 2010 - Toronto Sun

Why decriminalizing drugs is the only fix for Mexico’s ‘Murder City’
May 22, 2010 - Toronto Star

Mexicans declare 'surprise, anger' at visa application process
April 28, 2010 - Embassy

Isn't Fidel great?
April 22, 2010 - Macleans

Haiti cops and docs to get $54M in Canadian aid as Oda tours devastated island
April 8, 2010 - Winnipeg Free Press

Behind the fig leaves and photo-ops
Carlo Dade
April 7, 2010 - Embassy

Rebuilding Haiti depends on redeveloping Haiti’s government
March 31, 2010 - Globe and Mail

Windsor Star Haiti project nominated for National Newspaper Award (article not available)
March 15, 2010 - Windsor Star

Canada enlists Haitian diaspora for post-quake rebuilding
March 10, 2010 - Canadian Press

Harper et ses ministres dirigeront l'aide à Haïti
Feb. 24, 2010 - Le Devoir

Harper ‘recycling’ money in Haiti
Feb. 23, 2010 - Chronicle Herald

Ottawa rejects call for special Haiti envoy
Feb. 21, 2010 - Canwest

Prominent Haitians devise long-term survival plan
Feb. 20, 2010 - Toronto Star

Feds nix appointing special envoy
Feb. 20, 2010 - Chronicle Herald

Un État sinistré
Jan. 30, 2010 - Le Devoir

Montreal's Haiti Conference
Carlo Dade 
Jan. 25, 2010 
CBC Radio, As It Happens

What's on the agenda at meeting on Haiti
Carlo Dade 
Jan. 25, 2010 
Business News Network (video)

Haiti's rebirth will take years of hard work
Carlo Dade 
Jan. 25, 2010 - Global National

Haiti Relief
Carlo Dade 
Jan. 24, 2010 - CTV

Youth in turmoil
Jan. 23, 2010 - Globe and Mail

Canada's history of helping Haiti
Jan. 21, 2010 - CBC.ca

It's up to Canada to grab the Haitian brass ring
Carlo Dade
Jan. 21, 2010 - Globe and Mail

Haiti Reconstruction and Canada's Role
Carlo Dade
Jan. 19, 2010 - CBC TV The National (Podcast, 33:36)

The Haiti Crisis
Carlo Dade
Jan. 17, 2010 CBC Radio Cross Country Checkup (Podcast, 20:00)

Could Haiti's heart-wrenching misfortune be a turning point?
Jan. 16, 2010 - Canwest

Will quake cause outside world to rally behind Haiti?
Jan. 15, 2010 - National Post

Who will be left to rebuild country?
Jan. 15, 2010 - Toronto Star

Haiti could use Afghan development dollars in quake wake: Canadian expert
Jan. 14, 2010 - Canadian Press

Self-interest among reasons to help Haiti, experts say
Jan. 14, 2010 - Canwest

Rescue efforts, disaster response and infrastructure challenges in Haiti
Carlo Dade
Jan. 13, 2010 - CBC TV Power and Politics with Evan Solomon (Podcast, 45:00)

 

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