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HAITI: “A Coup without an Army,” Plus “the Bill and Hillary Fund”

July 14, 2010

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Today, Democracy Now focused on the real issues impacting the people of Haiti:  food, water, shelter, mega NGOs, land, sovereignty, and the international commission that is running Haiti.  Mario Joseph, Haitian human rights attorney, says that Haiti has been taken over by  “a coup without an army.”  Go to DemNow to view the show. Clintons Will […]

Haiti, Six Months After the Earthquake

July 12, 2010

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Permanent housing for homeless  Haitians seems to be a distant promise, yet plopping down sweatshops in the middle of of homeless camps appears to be just around the corner. Below are links to interviews which aired today on Democracy Now regarding the aftermathc of the quake. Tomorrow, DN will broadcast from Haiti again where it appears that Amy Goodman  will spend […]

Haiti: Aid Agencies “Stretched to Limit”

July 10, 2010

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Aid agencies ‘stretched to limit’ in Haiti Page last updated at 15:26 GMT, Thursday, 8 July 2010 16:26 UK Girl carries water from Red Cross truck in camp near Port-au-Prince The Red Cross warns that its resources for Haiti are running low Aid agencies have warned that their ability to keep delivering basic services in […]

On Trip to Cuba, Haitian President Says Cuban Assistance Excellent – Once Again, This is What Solidarity Looks Like!

July 3, 2010

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This is the happiest Rene Preval has looked in a LONG time! Haitian President Describes Cuban Assistance as Excellent HAVANA, Cuba, Jul 3 (acn) Haitian President Rene Preval said on Friday in Havana that Cuba’s assistance to his country —before and after the earthquake that hit this Caribbean nation last January 12— is excellent. Preval, […]

The Battle for Haiti: Which Side Are You On?

June 24, 2010

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The Battle For Haiti: Which Side Are You On? by Carl Lindskoog On March 31, speak­ing before the Inter­na­tional Donors’ Con­fer­ence for Haiti, Sec­re­tary of State Hillary Clin­ton pro­claimed the United States’ com­mit­ment to “help Haiti and to help the lead­ers of Haiti lead a recov­ery effort wor­thy of their high­est hopes.” At the con­clu­sion […]

HAITI 5 Months After Quake: Terrible Camp Conditions and Demands for Aristide’s Return

June 18, 2010

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June 18 – 20, 2010 “We Are Motivated” Haiti Five Months After the Quake By ROBERT ROTH “We have all suffered. But we are motivated right now to help our people.  That makes us strong. That allows us to go on. ”– Teacher at a mobile school/ Aristide Foundation for Democracy It is now more […]

Haiti “Safe” in the Cradle of Capitalism -Senate Ready to Issue $3.5B for Rebuilding

May 24, 2010

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It must be hard for Haitians living in miserable homeless camps with nothing but tarps for cover, little food and water, and on the verge of a diptheria outbeak (among many others) to see how they will be helped by the US Congress’ intention to authorize $3.5 billion for Haiti reconstruction projects which will be awarded to US businesses, […]

MAY 18 – Haitian National Flag Day: Can You Celebrate When Independence is Being Stepped On?

May 18, 2010

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   “The 18th of May?” said Annette “So Ann” Auguste, a singer and supporter of exiled former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who turned her Port-au-Prince home into a shelter for quake victims. “What do I have to celebrate” when “independence today is being stepped on?”   As Haiti looks forward, it looks back at its birth […]

VIDEO Interview of Author of “The Fateful Geological Prize Called Haiti” Regarding Possibility of Vast, Untapped Oil Reserves

May 12, 2010

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William Engdahl is the author of a very intriguing article, “The Fateful Geological Prize Called Haiti,”  which I posted to this blog on February 2 regarding oil in Haiti.  Engdahl was interviewed by the Real News Network and the video appears below.

Preparing Haiti for Exploitation and Plunder

May 1, 2010

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May 1, 2010 at 05:07:45 Preparing Haiti for Exploitation and Plunder By Stephen Lendman (about the author)      For OpEdNews: Stephen Lendman – Writer Preparing Haiti for Exploitation and Plunder – by Stephen Lendman Over 15 weeks post-quake, Haiti’s imperial takeover is proceeding. It began straightaway after the calamity, Haitians victimized by denied aid, appalling repression, […]