Browsing All posts tagged under »UN peacekeepers«

HAITI: US State Dept. Issues “Book-Length” Travel Warning “Given the Possibility and Unpredictability of Violent Protests?” More Like Cover for Severe Repression of Haitians

August 9, 2011


Martelly has big problems.  As mentioned here repeatedly, Martelly came to office without a mandate because his only constituency is the US which hand-picked him to run the country.  Further, the Haitian Parliament continues to reject his PM nominees.  The huge number of Haitians still living in temporary housing some 18 months after the earthquake, […]

CDC Confirms UN Peacekeeper Camp Triggered Cholera Epidemic

June 30, 2011


A previous UN report on the source of the cholera outbreak failed to acknowledge the evidence that it came from a Nepalese UN camp and appeared to blame Haitian victims instead.  See post on this site:  “UN Withdraws Its Cholera Mea Culpa and Blames Haitian Victims.” Study Says UN Force Brought Cholera to Haiti By […]

Cholera: The Jury is In: UN “Peacekeepers Responsible

May 7, 2011


Verdict: Haiti’s Cholera Outbreak Originated In U.N. Camp by Richard Knox 08:57 am May 6, 2011 EnlargeTHONY BELIZAIRE/AFP/Getty ImagesA man walked by a Port-au-Prince wall in February covered with anti-U.N. graffiti that equates the organization with cholera. Suspicions that U.N. peacekeepers brought cholera to Haiti last fall are so incendiary in that beleagured nation that […]

Years of Prison, But no Justice for Haiti’s Women Inmates (nor anyone else)

July 6, 2010


There is a scene in the film “We Must Kill the Bandits,” by journalist and documentary filmmaker, Kevin Pina, in which the UN “peacekeepers” are cramming young men from poor Haitian neighborhoods into steel personnel carriers in order to take them to the jail in Port-au-Prince.  Actually, many were teen-agers and some even younger.  The […]

Ban Ki-moon Visits Haiti: Urges Donors to Keep the Money Flowing

March 14, 2010


UN chief urges donors to keep Haiti funds flowing Joseph Guyler Delva and Marine Hass PORT-AU-PRINCE Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:48pm EDT PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon vowed on Sunday to work to keep donor funds flowing for Haiti’s recovery and reconstruction following the devastating January earthquake in the poor Caribbean state. Making […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kevin Pina, Reporting from on the Ground in Haiti – Summary of His Monday, Feb. 1 Report

February 2, 2010


  US MARINES POINTING GUNS AT UNARMED, PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATORS, MAY 2004.  KEVIN PINA IS THE GUY TO THE LEFT HOLDING CAMERA AND WEARING A WHITE SHIRT AND JEANS   KEVIN PINA REPORTING FROM THE GROUND IN HAITI Kevin Pina, journalist and documentary filmmaker, has been reporting on Haiti for 20 years. The following is a summary of […]

UN Pumping Up the Propaganda on “Violent Gangs” in Cite Soleil

February 1, 2010


Cite Soleil is a neighborhood in Port-au-Prince that is extremely poor and where former president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, enjoys his greatest support.  Since the beginning of its occupation of Haiti, the UN has regularly demonized the residents of  Cite Soleil by claiming they are prone to violence.  For five years, this propaganda has been a prelude […]

HAITI: Local Leaders Shut Out of Military-Run Relief Efforts

January 30, 2010


Let’s review:  The US turns the airport into a fortress, gives preference to military aircraft, and what humanitarian aid does make it in, is withheld.  The the US military and UN “peacekeepers” refuse to work with the grassroots Haitian leaders on the ground because 1) this would run counter to their over five year campaign […]