Browsing All posts tagged under »Michel Martelly«

HAITI: Minister Farrakhan Donates $150K Water Purification System — Allah-u-Akbar!!

December 13, 2011

1

Forget Oprah, Kim Kardashian, Donna Karan and their ridiculous fashion shows as they trot through Haiti. Check out Minister Louis Farrakhan’s donation of a spectacular $150,000 water purification which churns out 30,000 gallons a day of clean water.  It’s solar-powered and was installed in partnership with Ezili Danto and the Haitian Lawyers’ Leadership Network (HLLN). […]

Garry Conille: The Neo-Liberal Pedigree of Haiti’s Latest Prime Minister Nominee by Kim Ives

September 11, 2011

0

53 Garry Conille: The Neo-Liberal Pedigree of Haiti’s Latest Prime Minister Nominee At Washington’s behest, a liberal technocrat appears poised to take over Haiti’s most powerful executive post by Kim Ives It is a common misconception, both in Haiti and abroad, that the country’s president holds executive power. In fact, his main power is to […]

Out of Options in Haiti? (IJDH)

September 4, 2011

0

Out of Options in Haiti? (IJDH) 1 September 2011 Comments: 0 Greger Cal­han, For­mer BAI Legal Intern Amid great fan­fare, and sur­rounded by an entourage equal to his sta­tus as newly elected Pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic, Michel Martelly vis­ited the Canaraan dis­place­ment camp out on the bar­ren out­skirts of north­ern Port-au-Prince early this sum­mer. He […]

Haiti WikiLeaks Spark Political Furor and Elite Drama

July 21, 2011

0

10 Haiti Wikileaks Spark Political Furor and Elite Drama by Dan Coughlin The release of secret U.S. Embassy cables has provoked a maelstrom in Haitian politics, threatening the approval of a prime minister-designate, damaging the career of a leading right-wing politician, and throwing Haiti’s tiny and ultra-rich elite into a paroxysm of public mea culpas. […]

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

July 6, 2011

0

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 […]

Democracy, Haitian Style by Stephen Lendman

May 10, 2011

0

Here is yet another assessment of Haiti’s new President, Michel Martelly.  The author, Stephen Lendman, provides excellent political analysis and forecasts how Martelly might perform his two most important tasks — keeping the U. S. happy and keeping the Haitian pe0ple in check. DEMOCRACY, HAITIAN STYLE By Stephen Lendman (about the author)       Page 1 […]

O, Canada! Re-Arranging the Haitian Political Chessboard for a Martelly Win

April 26, 2011

0

Imperialist Agenda in Haiti Exposed by Yves Engler / Dissident Voice, April 19th, 2011 After a deadly earthquake rocked Haiti 15 months ago, most Canadians worried about uncovering those trapped, getting survivors water, and connecting family members. It seems they were concerned about something very different in the halls of power. According to internal documents […]

Prezy “Sweet Mickey”: “I’m an entrepreneur.” Just what Haiti does not need.

April 7, 2011

0

“Sweet Mickey” Martelly, slated to be the next president of Haiti, will slowly shed his konpa singer skin and reveal the characteristics that motivated the US to select him as Haiti’s next head of state: Martelly is an anti-Aristide, neo-Duvalierist, death squad supporter, and he can be bought. The only thing he can do as […]

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

January 28, 2011

3

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, […]