Category: Haiti

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Yves Engler: Canada, Haiti and Hong Kong

Progressive Canadians should hold off on criticizing Beijing’s policy towards Hong Kong until they have produced an equal number of statements critical of Canada’s role in Haiti

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Yves Engler: Solidarity Québec Haiti’s Protest Against U.S.

Solidarity Québec Haiti’s sit in is not only about drawing attention to a dark chapter in Haitian history, but Washington retaining significant influence over the country

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Frances Madeson: Pro-Democracy Movement in Haiti Swells

Protesters were assaulted on October 11 by police armed with guns, tear gas and water cannons

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Jane Regan: Shooting at Haitian Parliament Surprises Few as Anti-Government Protests Continue

Haiti is clearly in the midst of a “breakdown of democratic order” and “humanitarian crisis.”

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Yves Engler: Canada enables corrupt Haitian president to remain in power

Almost entirely ignored by the Canadian media, Haitian protesters regularly criticize Canada

Kim Ives: Anti-Government Protests Continue in Haiti

New Details Emerge About Role of U.S. Mercenaries

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Vijay Prashad: U.S. Is Strangling Haiti and Attempting Regime Change in Venezuela

It is this humiliation that motivates the people of Haiti to take to the streets. Their message is simple: if you won’t let us breathe, we won’t let you breathe, and if you suffocate Venezuela, you suffocate us

Adolf Alzuphar: Haiti is a battleground against neoliberalism

Haiti is a battleground for the future of the left thanks to infighting and a culture of resistance. It is up to us tp consider it as such

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Yves Engler: NGO Imperialism

The Oxfam “sex scandal” should shine a light on the immense, largely unaccountable, power NGOs continue to wield over Haitian affairs

Edwidge Danticat: Oxfam Scandal a #MeToo Moment for Aid Organizations?

I think that’s what happens when you have an extremely vulnerable population, where these large NGOs consider themselves, in some ways, a state on their own

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