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The Truth Comes Out: OAS Overturned Haitian Prez Election in a “Political Intervention,” – New CEPR Paper Suggests

October 17, 2011

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OAS Overturned Haitian Presidential Election in a “Political Intervention,” New CEPR Paper Suggests Statistical Analysis Shows that OAS Action Was Inconsistent with Election Data For Immediate Release: October 17, 2011 Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-239-1460 Washington, D.C.– An Organization of American States (OAS) Mission overturned the results of the first round of Haiti’s presidential elections last […]

What Happens When You Come to Office Without a Mandate? Martelly is Finding Out – His Second PM Nomination Rejected by Parliament

August 3, 2011

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Martelly was put in office, not by the people of Haiti, but through the electoral sorcery of the Organization of American States under the direction of the US.  Without a real mandate, Martelly is finding how tough it is to form a government and is in a pickle now that the Parliament has formally rejected […]

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

July 6, 2011

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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 […]

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

April 26, 2011

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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 […]

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.

2004 Coup Plotters, US and France, Putting the Screws to Haiti Regarding Election

January 18, 2011

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U.S., France, Increase Pressure On Haiti to Accept Their Choices for Presidential Candidates By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on January 18, 2011. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. As the infamous dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier returns to Haiti after 25 […]

OAS Backs Illegitimate Election in Haiti in Which Three-Quarters of Haitians Didn’t Vote

January 10, 2011

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OAS Backs Illegitimate Election in Haiti in Which Three-Quarters of Haitians Didn’t Vote   By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on January 10, 2011. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original.   What is it about Haiti that makes the “international community” think […]

Recount and Review of Haiti’s Election Tally Shows Massive Irregularities Says Ctr. for Economic and Policy Research

December 31, 2010

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Recount and Review of Haiti’s Election Tally Shows Massive Irregularities Election Outcome In Doubt For Immediate Release: December 30, 2010 Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-256-6116 Washington, D.C.– An independent recount and review of 11,171 tally sheets from Haiti’s November 28 election shows that the outcome of the election is indeterminate. The review, conducted by the Center […]

OAS Removes its Special Representative in Haiti for Telling It Like It Is About UN Peacekeeping Mission

December 30, 2010

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OAS Removes Special Representative in Haiti from Post ST. DOMINGO – The Organization of American States removed its special representative in Haiti, Ricardo Seitenfus, from his post, a diplomat said on condition of anonymity. The move came after the publication in a Swiss newspaper of remarks attributed to the diplomat in which he questioned the […]

Chavez Recalls First Declaration of Havana, September 2, 1960: Fidel Whacks the US and Other Lackey Nations, Including the OAS

September 3, 2010

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If interested in reading the full text of the Havana Declaration, go to Fidel’s speeches, a database of his  speeches maintained by the University of Texas. September 2, 1960, Fidel rips up the OAS declaration expressing the intention to expel Cuba from the organization.  But, before this could happen, Cuba’s Foreign Minister, Raul Roa, announced that Cuba […]