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VIDEO: Al Jazeera Correspondent, Sebastian Walker, Files Final Report “Haiti: After the Earthquake”

September 19, 2011


Sebastian Walker, Al Jazeera correspondent, starting covering Haiti a few days after the earthquake and just recently he filed his last report — the video which appears below.  Walker was probably the best correspondent reporting from Haiti.  He was consistently ahead of other reporters in the getting the story.  Whether the topic was useless NGOs, […]

CDC Confirms UN Peacekeeper Camp Triggered Cholera Epidemic

June 30, 2011


A previous UN report on the source of the cholera outbreak failed to acknowledge the evidence that it came from a Nepalese UN camp and appeared to blame Haitian victims instead.  See post on this site:  “UN Withdraws Its Cholera Mea Culpa and Blames Haitian Victims.” Study Says UN Force Brought Cholera to Haiti By […]

WikiLeaks Haiti: Let Them Live on $3 a Day (Plus Video of Hillary Speaking to Sweatshop Workers)

June 8, 2011


Before reading the WikiLeaks article you may want to check out the following video which shows Haitian sweatshop workers expressing skepticism about the latest (2009) US invention to rob them of a living wage. For them, the HOPE Act seems more like the “NOPE” Act. At the end of the video Hillary Clinton, in Haiti for a […]

Cuba’s May Day Celebration

May 2, 2011


The Voices of a Glorious May Day Resounds Through Every Space By Arailaisy Rosabal García / Radio Cadena Agramonte. lasy@rcagramonte.icrt.cuYesterday was a day of confirmations and confessions in Cuba. The International Workers’ Day couldn’t be otherwise in the island because for 50 years this celebration has become a colourful hive of people, flags and songs. […]

In Addition to Bill Clinton, Prezy “Sweet Mickey” Makes Another New, Best Friend — Hillary

April 20, 2011


Haitian President-elect Martelly pledges to speed up post-earthquake recovery By Mary Beth Sheridan, Wednesday, April 20, 6:49 PM Haiti’s newly elected president met senior U.S. officials in Washington on Wednesday, pledging to speed up reconstruction of his earthquake-battered country and to reestablish an army in a country that has been plagued with coups. Michel Martelly was warmly […]

Haiti’s Outgoing President, Rene Preval, Slams UN Occupation

April 10, 2011


  Haiti’s leader criticizes UN military focus 2011-04-10 04:20:00 Haiti’s outgoing president criticized the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday for being too slow to switch its peacekeeping mission in the Western hemisphere’s poorest country from military operations to development and peacebuilding. In his last address to the council, Rene Preval urged the U.N.’s most powerful […]

Prezy “Sweet Mickey”: “I’m an entrepreneur.” Just what Haiti does not need.

April 7, 2011


“Sweet Mickey” Martelly, slated to be the next president of Haiti, will slowly shed his konpa singer skin and reveal the characteristics that motivated the US to select him as Haiti’s next head of state: Martelly is an anti-Aristide, neo-Duvalierist, death squad supporter, and he can be bought. The only thing he can do as […]

BREAKING: Haitian Gov’t. Agrees to Issue Aristide a Diplomatic Passport

January 31, 2011


Stay tuned.  Three articles follow: NYT January 31, 2011 Haiti Agrees to Issue Passport for Aristide, Lawyer Says By GINGER THOMPSON WASHINGTON — The Haitian government has agreed to issue a diplomatic passport to former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, his lawyer said Monday, potentially dropping a major hurdle that has prevented Mr. Aristide from returning home […]

Okay, Drop the Screwdriver: Imperial Screws Tightened Regarding “Election” and Haiti’s Future

January 24, 2011


If you are going to be an imperialist, you must act like one.  You must be arrogant, duplicitous, condescending  and, when dealing with certain countries like Haiti, you must treat the people and their government officials like children.  If I was casting for the role of the new UglyAmerican, I would pick the US Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice.  […]

Baby Doc’s Lawyer Says He is A “Political Man” and Has “Right to Run” for Haitian Presidency

January 19, 2011


In a bizarre interview with Al Jazeera’s Sebastian Walker, one of Jean-Claude Duvalier’s lawyers says Baby Doc is a political man and has the right to run for President.  The lawyer also said that if Haiti wanted to bring charges against Baby Doc, it should have done so within ten years of his departure.  The […]