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25 November 1999 Edition

Manipulating the housing `crisis' to suit landlords

25 November 1999

At the beginning of this year, Dublin housing minister Bobby Molloy declared that he did not believe there was a housing crisis. Free article

Guatemala's bloody ordeal

25 November 1999

Guatemala has recently emerged from four decades of conflict. After 17 June 1954, when an armed coup, financed by the United States, overthrew the elected government of Jacobo Arbenz, the population was subjected to a bloody state-sponsored campaign to exterminate all opposition. Four years later, this brutal regime led to civil war. The Oslo Agreement, signed in 1994, led to the 1996 Definitive Peace Accord between the Guatemalan state and the guerrilla organisation Unidad Revolucionaria Nacional Guatemalteca (URNG). This put an end to the military conflict and was the beginning of a healing and national reconciliation process. Free article

Fir Uaisle Naofa

25 November 1999

Dé Domhnaigh seo chaite rinneadh naoimh dé dháreag eile san Eaglais Caitliceach. Deirtear gurb iad seo an dream deireanach a bhéas aitheanta oifigiúl faighte acu sa chéad seo. Tá suas le trí chéad naoimh aitheanta ag Eoin Pól II anois, is é sin formhór na naoimh a bhfuair aitheantas le cúig chéad bhliain. Free article

Workers in struggle: A socialist republic in the 21st century

25 November 1999

There is a common misconception at work in the Irish media and in Irish political life that the ramifications of the Good Friday Agreement apply solely to the people of the Six Counties. Free article

Sportsview

25 November 1999

Crossmaglen conquer Ulster, again! and McCarthy taking the `Mick' Free article

An Phoblacht Magazine

AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:

  • The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
  • It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
  • There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.

Buy An Phoblacht magazine here

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Remembering the Past: Erskine Childers

25 November 1999

Robert Erskine Childers, republican propagandist and author, was born in London, England in June 1870. Free article

Back issue: A sad loss

25 November 1999

A West Belfast Sinn Féin member and well respected community worker was shot dead at point blank range by loyalist assassins last Friday morning, 16 November, as he arrived for work. Free article

Dúirt siad...

25 November 1999

The week in quotes... Free article


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