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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.

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 […]

Give Haiti Control Over Its Recovery

March 8, 2010

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The Boston Globe Give Haiti control over its recovery By Monika Kalra Varma and Loune Viaud March 8, 2010 SINCE JANUARY’S devastating earthquake in Haiti, well-meaning experts have proposed an abundance of short-term and long-term recovery solutions. They ask why aid delivery has been so slow, why previous development plans for Haiti have rarely been […]

HAITI, Jeremie – Slideshow: As Thousands Flee to Countryside, Residents and Volunteers Provide Help and Hope

February 12, 2010

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