Jane Franklin, author of "Cuba and the United States: A Chronological History,"provides the background to better understand the early morning raid on Saturday, April 22 by U.S. marshals who seized Elian Gonzalez from distant relatives in Miami and reunited him with his father. Franklin says that some Cuban American leaders working to keep Elian in the U.S. have been involved in numerous terrorist attacks to overthrow Fidel Castro's government.
"Cuba and the United States: A Chronological History" is published by Ocean Press.
Mark Goldstone, an attorney with the National Lawyers Guild, examines the contitutionality of mass arrests of activists before and during April protests in Washington, D.C. against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
Contact the Guild at (202) 331-1639 or visit Mobilization for Global Justice Web site at www.a16.org
Father Roy Bourgeois, a Maryknoll priest, who discusses the 10-year national campaign to close down the U.S. Army's School of the Americas, which trains soldiers of dictatorships throughout Latin America.
Contact the School of Americas Watch at (202) 234-3440 or visit their Web site at www.soaw.org.