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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 […]

Haiti Election: It’s A Sham — 11 of the 18 Candidates Allege Widespread Fraud

November 28, 2010


Haitian candidates allege widespread fraud in national election From Ivan Watson, CNN STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: 11 of the 18 candidates running for president allege widespread fraud at the polls NEW: The candidates say the vote should be annulled Polls opened early Sunday on the fragile island nation Voters are struggling to overcome after-effects of the […]

Weekly News Update on the Americas: Honduras Strike, Peru Repression, Haiti’s Elections and Tense Homeless-NGO Relations

August 24, 2010


Weekly News Update from on the Americas *1. Honduras: Unions Plan for General Strike Thousands of Honduran workers marched in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula on Aug. 18 to demand an increase in the minimum wage and to show solidarity with teachers who were in the 14th day of an open-ended strike. The protest–initiated by […]