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Haiti’s Sham Elections Shames US by Mark Weisbrot

December 1, 2010

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Comment is free Cif America Haiti’s sham election shames US Washington cannot confer legitimacy on this flawed election that does nothing for Haitians living under tarps, menaced by cholera Mark Weisbrot guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 1 December 2010 23.27 GMT Article history UN soldiers from Sri Lanka at the Haitian election tabulation centre in Port-au-Prince. The elections […]

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

June 16, 2010

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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 […]

Obama Tells Preval US Aid Will Continue, Preval Slips in Plug for Addressing Global Warming

March 10, 2010

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 President Rene Preval of Haiti with President Obama    March 10, 2010 Obama Tells Haitian Leader That U.S. Aid Will Continue By JEFF ZELENY and BRIAN KNOWLTON WASHINGTON — Even as the United States military withdraws the forces it sent urgently to Haiti after its devastating earthquake in January, President Obama on Wednesday pledged a […]