Browsing All posts tagged under »MINUSTAH«

HAITI: Meet MINUSTAH Head, Edmond Mulet – Then, Keep An Eye on Him

March 13, 2010


   Edmond Mulet, is a former Guatemalan politician and diplomat.  He first came to Haiti in June 2006 to serve as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN “peacekeeping” mission, MINUSTAH.  In August 2007, Mulet was named Assistant Secretary-General for UN Peacekeeping Operations and was posted in New York.  Upon the death of Hedi […]

UN Appoints a New UN “Peacekeeping” Force Commander in Haiti

March 11, 2010


The UN “peacekeeping” force in Haiti, MINUSTAH, is headed by Brazil, and that is why the commander will always be a Brazilian. UN appoints new UN force commander in Haiti Associated Press Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment Thursday of Maj. Gen. Luiz Guilherme Paul Cruz of Brazil as the new commander of the U.N. […]

US Troops Withdrawing En Masse From Haiti – Don’t Let the Door Hit You . . .

March 7, 2010


Some of the people interviewed in this article are worried about security because of the US military’s departure.  Gee, I worry about security because the Haitian National Police and UN “peacekeepers” are still there.  Oh yeah, and one more thing:   “American forces arrived in the immediate aftermath of the quake to treat the wounded, provide emergency water and rations and […]

When It Rains in Haiti, It Pours Demonstrators

March 7, 2010


No one knows it better than Kevin Pina, journalist and documentary filmmaker, and author of the following article about a recent demonstration in Port-au-Prince after a rain.  What Kevin knows is that a camera is the best weapon.   The Haitian National Police, under the eye of the camera, are amazingly restrained.  Before they shove a protester, they check […]

Chomsky Post-Earthquake: Aid Should Go to Haitian Popular Orgs, Not Contractors or NGOs

March 5, 2010


  Chomsky Post-Earthquake: Aid Should go to Haitian Popular Organizations, not to Contractors or NGOs Keane Bhatt For decades, Noam Chomsky has been an analyst and activist working in support of the Haitian people. In addition to his revolutionary linguistics career at MIT, he has written, lectured and protested against injustice for 40 years. He […]

Canada Haiti Action Network Statement on Haiti’s Reconstruction

February 28, 2010


The Canada Haiti Action Network is a good friend to the people of Haiti and I am glad it has issued the following statement on Haiti’s reconstruction.  One sentence made in its statement below deserves, I believe, additional clarification.   CHAN states:  “An embargo on financial assistance to Haiti’s elected government from 2000 to 2004 was followed by its violent overthrow […]

VIDEO: Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman Puts a Blinding Happy Face on UN “Peacekeepers” Occupying Haiti

February 25, 2010


Given the arrival of President Lula in Haiti, it’s obvious that Lucia Newman’s assignment was to do a story on how much Haitians love and admire the UN “peacekeepers,” especially the Brazilians since they head the peacekeeping mission, MINUSTAH.  In 2004, when MINUSTAH was deployed to Haiti, it had one important job — make the February 2004 coup against President […]

News-Feb. 18: L’Agence Haitienne de Presse (AHP) – Coup Under Cover of Humanitarian Aid? Haiti to Become International Protectorate? and More

February 24, 2010


  AHP News – Feb. 18, 2010 – Eng. Translation (Unofficial) Please see the official site of AHP/Radio Solidarité at News Topics:  Patrick Elie urges sustained solidarity, warns of a coup under the cover of humanitarian aid , urges government reorganization,  Questions remain about the CEP — Mayors in the Metro area meet with […]

News L’Agence Haitienne de Presse – Sarkozy’s visit – Bill Clinton brings in the Haitian Diaspora – U.S. repatriates 166 from the high seas

February 18, 2010


  Please visit the official site of the AHP News and Radio Solidarité at   AHP News English Summary Translation – February 16, 2010 President Sarkozy’s visit – Bill Clinton asks the Haitian diaspora to join the effort – U.S. announces repatriation of 166 Haitians, warns against illegal immigration February 16, 2010  – (AHP)-  […]

VIDEO: “HAITI SPEAKS” – It’s About the Occupation

February 13, 2010