Category: Haiti

Jérôme Duval: Haiti: From trafficking to debt

This Caribbean country is not in debt, it is a creditor. It is France which owes it money

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Mark Weisbrot: President Obama Should Make Sure that Haitian Victims of UN-Caused Cholera Are Compensated

Compensation is a first move toward civilizing US relations with Haiti, and recognizing that Haitians are human beings with the same human rights as any other people on this planet

Mark Schuller: As World Looks Elsewhere, Haiti’s Disaster Just Beginning

This lack of urgency is deadly. The real disaster – chronic hunger, food insecurity, and dependency – is yet to come

Mark Schuller: Hurricane Matthew in Haiti: Looking Beyond the Disaster Narrative

While we outside of Haiti may not be told, grassroots organizations are doing an admirable job

Adolf Alzuphar: Leftwing Haitian singer Emerantes De Pradines

Understanding De Pradines’s importance begins with Haiti’s social history

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Beverly Bell: The Blood of the Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights, and Haitian History

Peasant groups are fighting to protect their rights, to get land, to undo the public policies being adopted by the government

Carlos Aznárez: What is happening in Haiti is a genuine anti-imperialist popular rebellion

Port au Prince and other Haitian cities are today the scene of the biggest popular uprising in decades of the suffered Haitian nation. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets to show their revulsion against the present government headed by Michel Martelly, who decided, against the thinking of the vast majority, to Read more…

Nixon Boumba: “The Struggle for Land Justice Knows No Borders”: Corporate Pillaging in Haiti

An interview with Nixon Boumba, Democratic Popular Movement (MODEP) and American Jewish World Service Edited by Natalie Miller, Other Worlds Since the earthquake of January, 2010, Haiti has increasingly become a target of extraction and private business development by Haitian and foreign investors. Income and trade – if the wages are livable and the trade Read more…

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Yves Engler: Ugly Reality of Canadian Aid to Haiti

The primary explanation for the gap between what’s said and done is that power generally defines what is considered reality

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Auset Marian Lewis: Black Lives Matter in the Dominican Republic

Racial profiling is not just for Freddie Gray and Michael Brown. Haitians in the Dominican Republic suffer the same discrimination

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