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Haitians Protest for End of United Nations Presence in Haiti

July 31, 2011


Haitians Protest for End of United Nations Presence in Haiti Published on Saturday, 30 July 2011 13:15 Written by Gaetant Guevara Destroying flags at protest – more photos link below PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Sit in by civil society organizations against the presence of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) on the 96th anniversary […]

Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti

December 17, 2010


  Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won’t Allow Democracy in Haiti   By Mark Weisbrot This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited (UK) on December 17, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. The polarization of the debate around Wikileaks is pretty simple, really. Of all the governments […]

VIDEO – Jamaica and Haiti: Criminalizing Resistance to Oppression and Occupation

June 16, 2010


The relationship between state authority and the poor of the world is defined by criminalization, defamation and provocation.  To prevent the poor from progressing, state authority issues propaganda that criminalizes the poor and defames its leaders.  With the propaganda stage set, the state provokes the poor until a response is elicited. Then, the state takes the poor’s response and touts it as the aggressive nature […]

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

February 13, 2010


More Pain for Devastated Haiti: Under Pretense of Disaster Relief, US Running a Military Occupation

February 12, 2010


  More Pain for Devastated Haiti: Under the Pretense of Disaster Relief, U.S. Running a Military Occupation By Arun Gupta, AlterNet Posted on February 12, 2010, Printed on February 12, 2010 Official denials aside, the United States has embarked on a new military occupation of Haiti thinly cloaked as disaster relief. While both the […]

LETTER TO HAITI: A proud, weeping, loving, and powerful ode to Haiti

February 7, 2010


FEBRUARY 7, 2010 Letter to Haiti by M. Nourbese Philip Photographer: Leah Gordon Haiti, I weep for you. I hide my tears because I’m on a flight from Kelowna, British Columbia, to Toronto, and who knows, with all the heightened security I fear they may think something’s amiss. That I’m weeping as a prelude to […]


January 24, 2010


Cuba’s Latin American School of Medicine (LASM) students participating in the International Workers’ Day march last May 1st.  As you can see, each  student carries the flag of their country, including those students from the US.       Reflections of Fidel Castro: We send Doctors, not Soldiers  24 de enero de 2010, 09:10 Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa […]

Haitians Describe Landing of “Yanqui” Marines as Occupation

January 23, 2010


The last invasion into Haiti by US Marines was on the occasion of the US overthrow of the democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.  This picture was taken one day before the coup, February 28, 2004, as U.S. Marines watched a pro-Aristide protest from the roof of the U.S. Embassy in Port-au-Prince. [ MSNBC said at the time:  “Following […]


May 26, 2009


LIBERTE 26 May 2009 IN HAITI ARISTIDE LIVES! by Charlie Hinton Four elections prove it. In 1990 and 2000, overwhelming majorities elected Jean-Bertrand Aristide president, but military coups overthrew him both times. In 2004, the U.S., France, and Canada led an occupation force that kidnapped and exiled him from the Americas. A United Nations […]