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23 March 2000 Edition

Guatemala's painful recovery

23 March 2000

Fermina López is one of the 60,000 widows of the Guatemalan armed conflict. After 36 years of civil war and 500 years of silent resistance, that country's indigenous communities are still struggling to come to terms with the excruciating pain caused by repression and violence. Free article

Trimble and the film maker

23 March 2000

Trimble was sweating and clearly nervous. He fumbled through files of documentation. His answers were clichés, his delivery mechanical, his demeanor cold. He never looked any of the jurors in the eye. Two weeks ago, it was the turn of Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble to take the witness stand in the McPhilemy libel action in London's High Court. Free article

Comharthaí agóideacha

23 March 2000

Tá sé deacair a chreidiúnt cé chomh ghníomhach `s atá muintir na tíre na laethanta seo. I mbeagnach gach sráidbhaile agus baile fearann in Éirinn tá feachtas nó feachtais faoi lán seol i gcoinne na forbartha seo nó an tionscnamh sin nó an plean siúd eile. Go deimhin, tá an tír ar agóid ach níl mé cinnte gur ar mhaithe na tíre ar fad a bhíonn gach stop a cuirtear le forbairt. Free article

Sportsview: Simply the best

23 March 2000

What a St. Patrick's weekend it was for the sports mad among us! 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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Back issue: Hiding behind the courts

23 March 2000

IN 1981, Charles Haughey was happy to meet with Owen Carron, the newly-elected MP for Fermanagh/South Tyrone. Nine years later, Carron sits as a political prisoner in one of Haughey's jails, facing extradition to a corrupt judicial system. Haughey could have freed him and any of the other political prisoners held for extradition at any time, but he is hiding behind the Dublin judiciary. Free article

New in print: Trimble - Scratching the surface

23 March 2000

Trimble By Henry McDonald Bloomsbury £16.99 (hardback) Free article

Dúirt siad...

23 March 2000

The week in quotes... Free article


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