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VIDEO: WikiLeaks Haiti Exposes How the US Blocked Aristide’s Return After 2004 Coup – Dem Now, Plus Article

August 12, 2011

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The following Democracy Now video and Nation magazine article reveal how a shameless US and its equally shameless diplomatic counterparts from France, Canada, the UN and the Vatican collaborated to keep former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide from returning to Haiti after the 2004 coup.  Edmond Mulet, a Guatemalan diplomat who served as head of the UN […]

What Happens When You Come to Office Without a Mandate? Martelly is Finding Out – His Second PM Nomination Rejected by Parliament

August 3, 2011

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Martelly was put in office, not by the people of Haiti, but through the electoral sorcery of the Organization of American States under the direction of the US.  Without a real mandate, Martelly is finding how tough it is to form a government and is in a pickle now that the Parliament has formally rejected […]

Can’t Be Dr. Paul Farmer AND Clinton’s Deputy UN Special Envoy to Haiti – DemNow Interview

July 14, 2011

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Paul Farmer is a highly-respected physician and a well-known champion of the the people of Haiti, where he has lived most of his adult life.  He is founder of Partners-in-Health, a multi-country network of health care and a literal life-saver for the people of Haiti. Farmer is politically astute and over the years has provided […]

Interview with Haiti Liberte Editor, Kim Ives: US Meddling, Aristide, Martelly and Return of the Army

July 11, 2011

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How the U.S. meddled in Haiti July 7, 2011 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – With the country now in the hands of Michel Martelly, the U.S.-backed candidate who a presidential runoff election earlier this year, Haiti’s crisis remains as difficult as ever–as a […]

Haiti: The Emperor Has No Votes – The Imposition of Martelly, The Reconstitution of the Army and The Restoration of Duvalier

June 7, 2011

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First printed in the San Francisco Bay View Haiti: The emperor has no votes Posted By Adrian On June 6, 2011 @ 11:14 pm In Haiti and Latin America | 3 Comments The imposition of Martelly, the reconstitution of the army, and the restoration of Duvalier by Charlie Hinton, Haiti Action Committee [1] A little […]

Obama’s Latin America Policy: Continuity Without Change by Mark Weisbrot

May 23, 2011

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Obama’s Latin America Policy: Continuity Without ChangeBy Mark Weisbrot This article was written for and published by the journal, Latin American Perspectives, May 2011. When Latin America’s left presidents watched the campaign of Barack Obama for president in 2008, they thought that they might finally see a U.S. president who would change Washington’s foreign policy […]

“Sweet Mickey” Martelly: Loves Fujimori and Armed Right-Wingers, Hates Aristide and Lavalas — Greg Grandin Slices and Dices Haiti’s New Prez

May 5, 2011

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Martelly: Haiti’s second great disaster Greg Grandin Last Modified: 04 May 2011 19:14 Haiti’s new president is a friend of coup-plotters, fascists, and armed right-wing groups in his country and abroad. No sooner had Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly been confirmed the winner in Haiti’s deeply flawed presidential election than he jumped on a plane and […]