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HAITI HEADLINES: New MINUSTAH Head Well-Suited to Do US Bidding, Case Against Amnesty for Baby Doc, and UN Says Haiti Institutions Should Get the Dough

June 24, 2011


Secretary-General Appoints Mariano Fernandez of Chile as Special Representative for Haiti and Head of Stabilization Mission There As the new head of MINUSTAH, Fernandez is well-suited to do the US’ bidding.  Check out his previous diplomatic postings. The Case Against Amnesty for “Baby Doc” Duvalier in Haiti:  Fabrication and Forgiveness Set a Dangerous Precedent Don’t […]

In Haiti, Reliving Duvalier, Waiting for Aristide by Laura Flynn

January 26, 2011


  Laura Flynn Writer, Activist, and Board Member of the Aristide Foundation for Democracy Posted: January 24, 2011 01:53 PM   In Haiti, Reliving Duvalier, Waiting for Aristide Read More: Haiti , Haiti Elections , Jean Bertrand Aristide , Jean-Claude Duvalier , World News In the 1980s, when the armed forces of Jean-Claude Duvalier’s regime […]

Al Jazeera Video: Haiti, the Election, the International Community, Duvalier and Aristide

January 24, 2011


Luckily, this panel discussion includes Peter Hallward, author of the recent book:  “Damming the Flood:  Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment” which I recommend highly.  It is Hallward who provides the background on what happened to Aristide and why.  Of course, the main focus is Haiti and the ridiculous election.

BREAKING: Baby Doc Charged with Theft and Corruption

January 18, 2011


Al Jazeera’s reporter in Haiti, Sebastian Walker, reports that Haitian prosecutors have charged Duvalier with theft and corruption.  Walker says a large crowd has gathered near the prosecutor’s office and the situation is tense.

Baby Doc – Oui, Pres. Aristide – Non? Who Let Baby Doc Back Into Haiti?

January 17, 2011


He looks scared — he should be. (Photo: NY Times) Actually, the more important question is WHO sent him there and for WHAT?  More on this in the coming days.   Monday, January, 17, 2011 Who Let ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier Back into Haiti? By Tim Padgett In the past 12 months, Haiti — already the […]

Benighted Journalists Assail Haiti by Joe Emersberger

February 13, 2010


A United Nations “Peacekeeping” Force is only the latest of US-conceived occupations of Haiti   Benighted Journalists Assail Haiti By Joe Emersberger 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 […]