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Don't Quit - Don't Cry

Don't Quit - Don't Cry

by Jacques R. Roy


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Don't Quit - Don't Cry is a Canadian's gripping life story.

1967: Jacques R. Roy studies African history in Montréal. With a deep sense of justice, freedom, and liberty, Jacques joins CUSO as a teacher and leaves for Tanzania.

Jacques meets Dr. Neto, President of the MPLA. Dr. Neto needs radio links. Jacques can solve this problem under complete secrecy.

• 1968: Neto invites Jacques to the eastern Angolan front. He likes the radio results and sends Roy to mobilize Canadian public opinion.

• 1970: South Africas ANC external leaders ask Jacques to create a spy unit. Cover: a love story with missions worthy of James Bond and Indiana Jones.

• 1974: Jacques brings Dr. Neto to Ottawa's parliamentary committee.

• 1975: Independence. CIA steps in.

• 1998: Roy goes back to Angola. Mission: Stop the civil war. The plan: Follow the blood diamonds.

• Results: Canada's UN Ambassador Fowler visits Africa, writes the Fowler Report. The UN imposes sanctions and blood diamond funds dry up.

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ISBN-13: 9781105500879
Publication date: 04/19/2012
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.71(d)

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