Browsing All posts tagged under »Edmond Mulet«

Well, well, well . . . A few months after Al Jazeera Disses UN for Ignoring Rapes in Haiti, UN Chief Introduces a Thoroughly Non-Specific Plan to Address the Problem

September 13, 2010


Here is the video where an Al Jazeera reporter takes on the the UN a few months back regarding the widening problem of rape in the camps.  Also in the video, the reporter challenges UN head, Edmond Mulet, regarding his delusional assessment of how well the UN is liked by the people of Haiti.  Is […]

HAITI: New Aljazeera Video – “Too Early for Medals in Haiti”

July 18, 2010


Too early for medals in Haiti  by Sebastian Walker in Port-au-Prince, Haiti – July 18, 2010 Six months to the day since the earthquake, Edmond Mulet, the UN mission chief in Haiti, and assorted celebrities, politicians and NGO officials were at the presidential palace receiving medals for their role in the country’s recovery effort. On […]

VIDEO: Al Jazeera Takes on UN, Advocates for Rape Victims and, Unlike Other Media, Lets the Haitians Do the Talking

July 16, 2010


Al Jazeera English is one of the few international broadcasters to have stayed in Haiti since the January 12 earthquake, broadcasting regularly on the day-to-day efforts to rebuild the country.  AJE’s Sebastian Walker was among the first international reporters to arrive in Haiti after the quake hit, and the channel has had a presence on […]

On the Ground in Haiti, Ansel Herz Reports on a UN Clash with Students that Spilled into Camps

May 28, 2010


Outside Haiti’s National Palace, U.N. Troops’ Clash with Frustrated Students Spills into Camps 25May2010 Published today by Inter-Press Service. (A much shorter version of this story aired earlier in the day during the headlines section of today’s FSRN newscast.) See updates below. PORT-AU-PRINCE, May 25, 2010 (IPS) – United Nations peacekeeping troops responded to a […]

HAITI Donors’ Meeting 3/31: Things to Look For

March 28, 2010


The outcome of this meeting should be of little surprise given that the number crunching has already been done.  But the dynamics of the meeting should be fascinating.  President Preval will serve as chair and Ban ki-Moon and Hillary Clinton as co-hosts.  Both Preval and Ban are less than aggressive personalities and Hillary is quite the opposite.  […]

HAITI: Meet MINUSTAH Head, Edmond Mulet – Then, Keep An Eye on Him

March 13, 2010


   Edmond Mulet, is a former Guatemalan politician and diplomat.  He first came to Haiti in June 2006 to serve as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN “peacekeeping” mission, MINUSTAH.  In August 2007, Mulet was named Assistant Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations and was posted in New York.  Upon the death of Hedi […]

News-Feb. 18: L’Agence Haitienne de Presse (AHP) – Coup Under Cover of Humanitarian Aid? Haiti to Become International Protectorate? and More

February 24, 2010


  AHP News – Feb. 18, 2010 – Eng. Translation (Unofficial) Please see the official site of AHP/Radio Solidarité at News Topics:  Patrick Elie urges sustained solidarity, warns of a coup under the cover of humanitarian aid , urges government reorganization,  Questions remain about the CEP — Mayors in the Metro area meet with […]

HAITI: Military Playing Large Role in “Relief” Efforts

January 25, 2010


HAITI: Military Playing Large Role in Relief Efforts By Marguerite A. Suozzi UNITED NATIONS, Jan 25, 2010 (IPS) – As international attention turns to the long-term reconstruction of earthquake-stricken Haiti, U.N. officials pledged that the Haitian government would have full involvement and authority over the process. “This relief and recovery process will not work without […]