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“The Super Bowl of Disasters:” Profiting from Crisis in Post-Earthquake Haiti

February 19, 2012

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You might want to keep this article at your fingertips so that when a colleague or friend asks why Haiti is still in a mess, you can provide all the details.  Authors Deepa Pachang, Beverly Bell, and Tory Field are to be congratulated on this article. The “Super Bowl of Disasters:”  Profiting from Crisis in […]

The Truth Comes Out: OAS Overturned Haitian Prez Election in a “Political Intervention,” – New CEPR Paper Suggests

October 17, 2011

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OAS Overturned Haitian Presidential Election in a “Political Intervention,” New CEPR Paper Suggests Statistical Analysis Shows that OAS Action Was Inconsistent with Election Data For Immediate Release: October 17, 2011 Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-239-1460 Washington, D.C.– An Organization of American States (OAS) Mission overturned the results of the first round of Haiti’s presidential elections last […]

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

September 19, 2011

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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, […]

HAITI: Protesters in Haiti Demand UN Troop Withdrawal Following Abuse of Young Man

September 16, 2011

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Protesters in Haiti demand UN troop withdrawal following alleged abuse of young man – The Washington Post By Associated Press, Published: September 14 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters calling for the withdrawal of U.N. peacekeepers from Haiti clashed with police Wednesday outside the earthquake-damaged Haitian National Palace.The protesters hurled rocks at Haitian police in riot gear as […]

Clinton Looking More Like the Viceroy of Haiti

September 12, 2011

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Mickey Martelly has appointed Bill Clinton to chair an advisory board on economic development and investment in Haiti (see article below).  If you add this appointment to his position as head of the Interim Haiti Reconstruction Commission and his service as the UN Special Envoy to Haiti, he has all the poker chips. One of […]

Garry Conille: The Neo-Liberal Pedigree of Haiti’s Latest Prime Minister Nominee by Kim Ives

September 11, 2011

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53 Garry Conille: The Neo-Liberal Pedigree of Haiti’s Latest Prime Minister Nominee At Washington’s behest, a liberal technocrat appears poised to take over Haiti’s most powerful executive post by Kim Ives It is a common misconception, both in Haiti and abroad, that the country’s president holds executive power. In fact, his main power is to […]

Haiti: “Violent Altercation” Between Prime Minister Nominee Garry Conille and Presidential Adviser

September 11, 2011

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Stay tuned, folks! ‘Violent Altercation’ between Prime Minister-designate Garry Conille and Presidential Adviser Dr. Garry Conille and Michel Martelly Prev 1 of 2 Next PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (defend.ht) – Witnesses present at the Karibe Hotel on Saturday reported a violent altercation between the Prime Minister-designate, Dr. Garry Conille and advisers to the President Michel Martelly. Radio […]