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

February 13, 2010


HAITI: 27 Days After Earthquake, The Numbers Reveal US Managed This All According to Plan

February 9, 2010


Regarding the number of UN troops in Haiti, in addition to the 9,000 on the ground reported below, the UN Security Council has approved the deployment of 3,500 more.  Perhaps the most frightening of the stats that follow is that there are 63,000 pregnant women in Haiti now and each month 7,000 babies are due. The US […]

HAITI: 20,000 US Troops Winning Hearts and Minds — Not

January 30, 2010


  Today, I watched the video of last Thursday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing where Dr. Paul Farmer, formerly of Partners in Health and currently deputy to Bill Clinton as UN envoy to Haiti, casts aside everything he has ever thought, said and written about Haiti in order not to rock the congressional boat that wants […]

WEISBROT: US “Security Concerns” Could Cost Many Lives in Haiti

January 21, 2010


    U.S. “Security Concerns” Could Cost Many Lives in Haiti By Mark Weisbrot   This column was published by The Guardian Unlimited on January 20, 2010. If anyone wants to reprint it, please include a link to the original. An earlier version was published in Portuguese in Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil) on January […]