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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 […]

For PM, Martelly Picks Former Justice Minister Who Persecuted Aristide Supporters under Illegal Gov’t. Selected by US in 2004

July 6, 2011

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Haitians just can’t get a break.  Bernard Gousse, Martelly’s nominee for Prime Minister, was a particularly evil “justice” minister in the illegal government of Gerard Latortue who was anointed by the 2004 “coup team” of US-France-Canada, a move that violated the Haitian constitution.  Gousse oversaw a justice system that targeted Aristide supporters — hundreds incarcerated […]

HAITI ELECTION, Part II: Another Invalid Sham While Int’l. Community Pretends Otherwise

March 30, 2011

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Haiti Election Count Delayed By INGRID ARNESEN PORT-AU-PRINCE—Haiti’s election agency postponed announcing the preliminary results from the country’s recent presidential run-off, saying higher turnout and fraud were delaying the count. The Provisional Electoral Council said it would announce results of the March 20 election next Monday, a four-day delay from the original date of this […]

US’ Manic Meddling in Haiti’s Election: Hillary Clinton to be in P-au-P Tomorrow for Showdown with Jude Celestin

January 28, 2011

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Tomorrow, Hillary Clinton will be in Haiti to tell Jude Celestin to get the hell out of the race for president.  The US arranged for Mirlande Manigat and Michel Martelly to run in the second round election and for Jude Celestin to drop out of the race.  Click here for background on how and why.  Rather than polite arm twisting, […]

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

January 24, 2011

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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.

Okay, Drop the Screwdriver: Imperial Screws Tightened Regarding “Election” and Haiti’s Future

January 24, 2011

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If you are going to be an imperialist, you must act like one.  You must be arrogant, duplicitous, condescending  and, when dealing with certain countries like Haiti, you must treat the people and their government officials like children.  If I was casting for the role of the new UglyAmerican, I would pick the US Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice.  […]

Haiti Liberte – Kim Ives: A Class Analysis of Baby Doc: Mothballed Playboy Dictator Recalled to Service

January 20, 2011

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  Excellent background and analysis from Kim Ives.  I encourage you to share this article widely.  A Class Analysis of Baby Doc: Mothballed Playboy Dictator Recalled to Service       By Kim Ives  The big question Haitians are asking is: who is behind Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier’s surprise arrival in Haiti with an expired Haitian […]