Browsing All posts tagged under »Jean-Bertrand Aristide«

VIDEO: WikiLeaks Haiti Exposes How the US Blocked Aristide’s Return After 2004 Coup – Dem Now, Plus Article

August 12, 2011


The following Democracy Now video and Nation magazine article reveal how a shameless US and its equally shameless diplomatic counterparts from France, Canada, the UN and the Vatican collaborated to keep former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide from returning to Haiti after the 2004 coup.  Edmond Mulet, a Guatemalan diplomat who served as head of the UN […]

Interview: Aristide’s Lawyer, Ira Kurzban, Says US Gave “Green Light” for Duvalier’s Arrival in Haiti, But Blocked Aristide’s Return

January 27, 2011


Former Haitian President Aristide’s Attorney: Washington Gave “Green Light” for Duvalier’s Arrival in Haiti At the same time, U.S. continued to block exiled President Aristide’s return Posted Jan. 26, 2011  Real Audio   MP3 Interview with Ira Kurzban, attorney representing exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, conducted by Scott Harris The return of ex-Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby […]

Cuba, South Africa, Haiti and US Reported to be in Negotiations Regarding Aristide Return to Haiti

January 22, 2011


I want to go home, says Haiti’s Aristide Jan 22, 2011 10:36 PM | By MOIPONE MALEFANE Top-level negotiations involving Cuba and the US are under way to send exiled Haitian leader Jean Bertrand Aristide back home – and save South African taxpayers at least R3-million a year. ‘The unbearable pain experienced in the winter […]

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

January 20, 2011


  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 […]

Written Statement from Pres. Aristide: He’s Ready to Return to Haiti

January 19, 2011


  Dr Jean-Bertrand Aristide Former President of Haiti 19 January 2011 I would like to thank the government and the people of South Africa for the historic hospitality, deeply rooted in Ubuntu, extended to my family and I. Since my forced arrival in the Mother Continent six and a half years ago, the people of […]

Kevin Pina’s Haiti Election Update: Wyclef Out and Whining, Lavalas Out But Aristide’s Former PM, Neptune, is In Running on Another Party Ticket

August 23, 2010


Pic above is of Kevin Pina in the slammer in Port-au-Prince in October 2004 after his arrest while investigating the bogus arrest of Father Gerard Jean-Juste. Folks, Kevin Pina did a short program tonight on Radio KPFA – Flashpoints regarding the November election.  His guests were Ansel Herz, independent journalist, on the ground in Haiti and Jacob […]

WEISBROT: Washington and International Donors Have Failed Haiti

August 13, 2010


Washington and International Donors Have Failed Haiti By Mark Weisbrot This op-ed was distributed by McClatchy Tribune Information Services on August 12, 2010 and published by the Sacramento Bee (CA) and other newspapers. If anyone wants to reprint it, please let CEPR know, by replying to this message. The “international community” is in charge of […]

Thousands in Haiti March on Aristide’s Birthday

July 18, 2010


Please go to the Haiti Action website for article and numerous photos of the march.

L’Agence Haitienne de Presse 5/17-18: Nationwide Demos Calling for Govt.’s Departure, Return of Aristide

May 20, 2010


 Subject: AHP/Radio Solidarite, Unofficial English translation: events surrounding the 207th anniversary of the Haitian flag – President Preval announces new programs while large demonstrations call for the departure of the government and the return of former President Jean Bertrand Aristide.   News from AHP/ Radio Solidarité for  May 17 and 18, 2010  English summary translation  (Unofficial)    Please […]

Pres. Preval to Extend Term if Haiti Election Not Held by November 2010

May 6, 2010


This announcement reflects the US/UN nervousness about the strong possiblity that elections will not be held in 2010.  The last thing the US/UN wants is for Haitians to be making the decisions about what happens next.  Let’s see how Preval’s announcement fairs over at the Haitian parliament.  Stay tuned. Prez Preval with Prez Obama Haiti prez to extend […]