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VIDEO: Al Jazeera Takes on UN, Advocates for Rape Victims and, Unlike Other Media, Lets the Haitians Do the Talking

July 16, 2010

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Al Jazeera English is one of the few international broadcasters to have stayed in Haiti since the January 12 earthquake, broadcasting regularly on the day-to-day efforts to rebuild the country.  AJE’s Sebastian Walker was among the first international reporters to arrive in Haiti after the quake hit, and the channel has had a presence on […]

Between Rains and US-UN Pushing Early Election, UN Security Council Increases Number of Repression Forces

June 6, 2010

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UN beefs up international police force in Haiti UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council voted Friday to increase the international police contingent in Haiti temporarily and authorized the U.N. peackeeping mission to support government efforts to recover from January’s devastating earthquake and protect the homeless. The resolution adopted unanimously by the 15-member council will […]

On the Ground in Haiti, Ansel Herz Reports on a UN Clash with Students that Spilled into Camps

May 28, 2010

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Outside Haiti’s National Palace, U.N. Troops’ Clash with Frustrated Students Spills into Camps 25May2010 Published today by Inter-Press Service. (A much shorter version of this story aired earlier in the day during the headlines section of today’s FSRN newscast.) See updates below. PORT-AU-PRINCE, May 25, 2010 (IPS) – United Nations peacekeeping troops responded to a […]

Foreign-Led Commission Now Governs Haiti

May 16, 2010

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Beverly Bell Associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies Posted: May 13, 2010 11:57 AM Foreign-Led Commission Now Governs Haiti; Voting Membership Determined by Size of Contribution On April 15, the Haitian Parliament ratified a law extending by 18 months the state of emergency that President René Préval declared after the earthquake of January […]

Haiti’s World – According to the UN (Moon, Mulet, MINUSTAH) 2 articles

April 28, 2010

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“Falling behind in this regard would “seriously undermine the stability we have been working towards in Haiti for many years,” he stated.”  –Edmond Mulet Say What???   Secretary-General requests rapid boosting of Haitian mission’s technical capacity 27 April 2010 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the Security Council to endorse a rapid strengthening of the […]

HAITI: When It Comes to Relocation Camps, Not All Are Equal: “We’d thank God for a glass of water”

April 25, 2010

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It is obvious that Camp Corail is the “show” camp for dignitaries and those at Camp Obama will continue to struggle with life and death issues. Good Camp, Bad Camp:  The Shortfalls of Haiti Aid CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti – You name it, Camp Corail has got it. And Camp Obama does not. The organized relocation camp at […]

HAITI: Towards 300,000 Dead, Postponement of Forced Evictions, and a Ballooning UN Mission

April 23, 2010

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Haiti earthquake toll up to 300,000, says UN report HAITI’S devastating January 12 earthquake killed between 250,000 and 300,000 people, the head of the United Nations mission in the country says. Until now, the Haitian government death toll was more than 220,000. April 21 “marked the 100th day since the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti, […]

L’Agence Haitienne de Presse – 4/21 Overview

April 21, 2010

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Translation by Mike Levy (Unofficial) Overview of just some of the News from AHP/ Radio Solidarité April 21, 2010    Please visit the official site at www.ahphaiti.org  for all the news in French and Kreyol  Reactions continue from diverse sectors after the Senate votes to adopt the 18 month extension of the State of Emergency. […]

HAITI POST-QUAKE: Devastation, Depravation, Exploitation, and Oppression

March 30, 2010

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Haiti Post-Quake: Devastation, Depravation, Exploitation, and Oppression By Stephen Lendman March 29, 2010 Two and half months post-quake, the major media mostly ignore Haiti, the calamitous conditions on the ground, and the growing desperation of millions forced to largely endure on their own – out of sight, mind, the concern of world leaders, and UN, […]

“HAITI: An Oppressed State” LASC Delegation Report on HR Abuses by UN “Peacekeeping” Mission

March 23, 2010

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  LATIN AMERICAN SOLIDARITY COALITION DELEGATION REPORT:  “HAITI – AN OPPRESSED STATE,” 12/2809 – 1/7/2010   Excerpt from introduction:         A delegation of 11 academics, journalists, and Latin America solidarity leaders from the United States and Canada visited Haiti prior to the recent earthquake, from Dec. 28, 2009-Jan. 7, 2010. The delegation […]