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Ban Ki-moon Visits Haiti: Urges Donors to Keep the Money Flowing

March 14, 2010

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UN chief urges donors to keep Haiti funds flowing Joseph Guyler Delva and Marine Hass PORT-AU-PRINCE Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:48pm EDT PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon vowed on Sunday to work to keep donor funds flowing for Haiti’s recovery and reconstruction following the devastating January earthquake in the poor Caribbean state. Making […]

CARICOM to World Bank: A “Designated” Development Fund for Haiti is Needed

March 11, 2010

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Caricom looks to World Bank for answers JamaicaObserver.com Thursday, March 11, 2010 ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Caricom leaders said today they were looking to the World Bank to ‘champion’ the cause of highly-indebted regional economies, as well as to provide new and immediate relief for earthquake-devastated Haiti. The disclosure was made by the chairman of […]

Chomsky Post-Earthquake: Aid Should Go to Haitian Popular Orgs, Not Contractors or NGOs

March 5, 2010

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  Chomsky Post-Earthquake: Aid Should go to Haitian Popular Organizations, not to Contractors or NGOs Keane Bhatt For decades, Noam Chomsky has been an analyst and activist working in support of the Haitian people. In addition to his revolutionary linguistics career at MIT, he has written, lectured and protested against injustice for 40 years. He […]

WEISBROT: Independent Latin America Forms Its Own Organization

February 25, 2010

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Independent Latin America Forms Its Own Organization By Mark Weisbrot   This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on February 25, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. Latin America took another historic step forward this week with the creation of a new regional organization of 32 […]

Maxwell: Shameless and Graceless – The International Community in Haiti

February 17, 2010

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Shameless and Graceless John Maxwell Sunday, February 14, 2010 HENRY Kissinger once said that the United States had no friends, only interests. Watching the US intervention in Haiti makes it clear that the US, in the pursuit of its interests, does not need to exhibit any human attributes such as shame or grace.   ARISTIDE… […]

US Brags Haiti Response is a “Model” While More than 1 Million are Homeless

February 14, 2010

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  February 14, 2010 U.S. brags Haiti response is a ‘model’ while more than a million remain homeless in Haiti by Bill Quigley Over a month after the earthquake, hundreds of thousands of Haitians are still living in “sheet cities,” their only shelter made of bedsheets tied to tree branches serving as tent poles – […]

VIDEO: “HAITI SPEAKS” – It’s About the Occupation

February 13, 2010

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Benighted Journalists Assail Haiti by Joe Emersberger

February 13, 2010

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A United Nations “Peacekeeping” Force is only the latest of US-conceived occupations of Haiti   Benighted Journalists Assail Haiti By Joe Emersbergerhttp://canuckmediamonitor.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=350&st=0#entry499 Friday, February 12, 2010The Economics of Mass Murder German playwright Bertolt Brecht wrote that “In democratic countries the violent character inherent in the economy doesn’t show itself; in authoritarian countries the same holds for the economic […]

More Pain for Devastated Haiti: Under Pretense of Disaster Relief, US Running a Military Occupation

February 12, 2010

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  More Pain for Devastated Haiti: Under the Pretense of Disaster Relief, U.S. Running a Military Occupation By Arun Gupta, AlterNet Posted on February 12, 2010, Printed on February 12, 2010 http://www.alternet.org/story/145647/ Official denials aside, the United States has embarked on a new military occupation of Haiti thinly cloaked as disaster relief. While both the […]

HAITI: Thousands Observe National Day of Mourning, Pres. Preval Vows “Haiti Will Not Die”

February 12, 2010

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Thousands of Haitians gathered at the Presidential Palace today in observance of  the National Day of Mourning in honor of those that died in the earthquake.  The death toll is now estimated to be close to 230,000.   ‘Haiti will not die’ vows country’s president   By Sheldon Alberts and Thandi Fletcher, Canwest News ServiceFebruary […]