Category: Haiti

Amy Wilentz: Duvalierism Lives On

The effects of Duvalierism, as conceived by Jean-Claude’s father, François (Papa Doc) Duvalier and continued by Jean-Claude, resonate to this day

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Joe Emersberger: The USA’s Haitian Puppet Targets Jean Bertrand Aristide yet again

Former Haitian president Jean Bertrand Aristide is once again being hounded with bogus corruption allegations by the government of Michel Martelly

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Justin Podur: Aristide Summoned

The courts in Haiti’s new dictatorship

Haiti Action Committee: Stop The Attacks On Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and the Lavalas Movement

An Urgent Call from Haiti Action Committee

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Joe Emersberger: When will the UN pay for its crimes in Haiti? When will anyone?

Since 2010 the UN has been dodging responsibility for a cholera outbreak that has killed 8,500 Haitians and sickened more than 700,000

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Justin Podur: Haiti’s New Dictatorship

Review by Stephen Roblin. Podur’s insightful and concise overview of Haiti’s recent history is an important work of revisionist scholarship that contains valuable lessons, particularly for outsiders who want to contribute constructively to the ongoing struggle for freedom and dignity in Haiti.

Kevin Edmonds: Haiti and Venezuela Reveals U.S. Media Hypocrisy

The media coverage of the events unfolding in Venezuela provides a troubling example of how the imperial ambitions of the United States can magnify crises

Don Rojas: Revisiting Haiti after 19 years

Amidst bleak scenarios, we observed the rich spirit of a proud people with a unique history and a vibrant culture

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Yves Engler: The Real Purpose of International Aid to Haiti

Step one for everyone trying to make the world a better place should be listening to those they wish to help. This is certainly true in the case of Haiti, a longtime target of Canadian ‘aid’. But, while Haitians continue to criticize Ottawa’s role in their country, few Canadians bother to pay attention. After Uruguay Read more…

Jemima Pierre: Bill Clinton Loves Haiti

There is no Haiti without Bill Clinton. Rarely has the Republic entered the mainstream press since the January 12, 2010 earthquake without mention of the former US President. When it comes to Haiti, Clinton is omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent. In the days after the earthquake Clinton saturated the media with Haiti-related appearances on cable newsEsquireeditorials Read more…

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