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Press Release: Human Rights Groups Denounce Haitian Govt.’s Unlawful Evictions of Homeless Earthquake Survivors

July 22, 2011


Press Release: Football over Families: Human Rights Groups Denounce Haitian Government’s Unlawful Eviction of Homeless Earthquake Survivors from Stadium (IJDH-BAI) 21 July 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Con­tacts: Mario Joseph, Av., Bureau des Avo­cats Inter­na­tionaux,, 509‑3701-9879 (French) Jeena Shah, Esq., Insti­tute for Jus­tice and Democ­racy in Haiti,, 509‑3610-2781 (English) Beat­rice Lind­strom, Esq., Insti­tute for […]

Haiti Union Leader Interview: “We’re Looking for Solidarity. Charity We’re Not Interested In.”

April 26, 2010


  CUPE BC President Barry O’Neill (left) and Secretary Treasurer Mark Hancock with Dukens Raphael, April 24, 2010. Interview with Haiti union leader Dukens Raphael in Vancouver During the 47th annual convention (April 21-24) of the British Columbia division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, CUPE Communications sat down with international guest speaker Dukens Raphael, secretary-general of […]

HAITI Donors’ Mtg. to Debut Haitian Recovery Commission – Price of Admission is $100M

March 28, 2010


Canada to pay $100M to join Haiti recovery team By Mike Blanchfield, THE CANADIAN PRESS Last Updated: March 28, 2010 2:18pm OTTAWA — Canada is preparing to pay $100 million to join an exclusive new international club that would guide the rebuilding of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, The Canadian Press has learned. That’s the price tag for […]

Clinton Urges NGOs to Give 10% of Their Funds to Help Pay Haitian Gov’t. Salaries

March 26, 2010


“Clinton urged civil society organizations to support the Haitian government financially, asking them “to think about whether all of us could take like 10 percent of the money we’re going to spend in Haiti and either allocate it to the government to pay salaries, or to provide specific technical support or training for new hires, […]

Haiti Reconstruction Plan Highlights – Establishes a US Gov’t. Style Bureaucracy . . .

March 23, 2010


that will please donors at the March 31 meeting.  Yet, the US and UN are pulling the main levers of this monstrosity and the amount of control Haitian leaders will have remains a question.   Haiti reconstruction plan highlights Here are the highlights of the Haiti reconstruction plan expected to be presented at a March 31 international donor’s […]

“What the Earthquake Did Not Bring Down, the Rains Will” – More on Grand Plans for Haiti

March 2, 2010


“While grand planning is necessary, officials say, the effort is stealing resources from efforts to shelter the homeless from the upcoming storm season.” ‘What the Earthquake Did Not Bring Down, the Rains Will’ By NATHANIAL GRONEWOLD of Greenwire Published: March 2, 2010 PETIONVILLE, Haiti — More than 300 people are living in tents on the […]

Report from the Ground in Haiti: Kevin Pina, Journalist

January 29, 2010


Kevin Pina, journalist and documentary filmmaker, has been reporting on Haiti for 20 years. He is on the ground in Haiti now and provided this report on last night’s KPFA Flashpoints program. If interested in interviewing Kevin, please see info after this report. Kevin reports on Haiti daily through KPFA’s Flashpoints program.  Flashpoints airs 5:00PM […]