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Chavez Writes Off Haiti’s Oil Debt to Venezuela

April 19, 2010

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Chavez Writes Off Haiti’s Oil Debt to Venezuela CARACAS – President Hugo Chavez announced Monday that he would write off the undisclosed sum Haiti owes Venezuela for oil as part of the ALBA bloc’s plans to help the impoverished Caribbean nation after the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake. “Haiti has no debt with Venezuela, just the […]

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 […]

SF Labor Council Resolution: Deliver Earthquake Aid to Haiti and Respect the Sovereignty of the Haitian People!

March 4, 2010

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San Francisco Labor Council Resolution – Adopted March 1, 2010 by the Executive Committee of the San Francisco Labor Council Deliver Earthquake Aid to Haiti and Respect the Sovereignty of the Haitian People!   http://www.sflaborcouncil.org/ViewUpload/502 WHEREAS, President Obama has promised that “the people of Haiti will have the full support of the United States in the […]

Angry Demonstrators Demand Sarkozy to Pay Up and Return Aristide to Haiti

February 18, 2010

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  For article, please click below: Angry demonstrators demand Sarkozy to pay up and return Aristide to Haiti The Haiti Information Project (HIP) is a non-profit alternative news service providing coverage and analysis of breaking developments in Haiti. Winner of the CENSORED 2008 REAL NEWS AWARD for Outstanding Investigative Journalism For further information about the […]

President Sarkozy – “French Plan for Reconstruction of Haiti”

February 18, 2010

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    French President Sarkozy arrives in Haiti By MICHELLE FAUL (AP) – 23 hours ago PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — France’s national anthem blared across the tarmac on Wednesday as Nicolas Sarkozy made the first visit ever by a French president to Haiti, once his nation’s richest colony — offering aid to a country prostrate after a […]

HAITI: 27 Days After Earthquake, The Numbers Reveal US Managed This All According to Plan

February 9, 2010

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Regarding the number of UN troops in Haiti, in addition to the 9,000 on the ground reported below, the UN Security Council has approved the deployment of 3,500 more.  Perhaps the most frightening of the stats that follow is that there are 63,000 pregnant women in Haiti now and each month 7,000 babies are due. The US […]

IMF Puts Haiti $102 Million in Debt — JubileeUSA Network

January 28, 2010

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From Melinda St. Louis Dear Supporter, Yesterday the IMF Board voted to give Haiti a $102 million loan. Despite last week’s announcement from the IMF’s Managing Director committing to work for debt cancellation and to turn the new loan into a grant,  the IMF made no mention of canceling Haiti’s current $165 million debt to […]