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HAITI: “A Coup without an Army,” Plus “the Bill and Hillary Fund”

July 14, 2010


Today, Democracy Now focused on the real issues impacting the people of Haiti:  food, water, shelter, mega NGOs, land, sovereignty, and the international commission that is running Haiti.  Mario Joseph, Haitian human rights attorney, says that Haiti has been taken over by  “a coup without an army.”  Go to DemNow to view the show. Clintons Will […]

SF Labor Council Resolution: Deliver Earthquake Aid to Haiti and Respect the Sovereignty of the Haitian People!

March 4, 2010


San Francisco Labor Council Resolution – Adopted March 1, 2010 by the Executive Committee of the San Francisco Labor Council Deliver Earthquake Aid to Haiti and Respect the Sovereignty of the Haitian People! WHEREAS, President Obama has promised that “the people of Haiti will have the full support of the United States in the […]

VIDEO: Al Jazeera on “Haiti’s Long Wait for Assistance”

February 24, 2010


HAITI’S LONG WAIT FOR ASSISTANCE   AMERICAS Haiti’s long wait for assistance Since a deadly earthquake hit Haiti in January, hundreds of international aid agencies have flocked to provide relief. Nonetheless – much needed aid has failed to reach thousands of people. To solve the problem, the United Nations has been holding meetings between more […]

Report from the Ground in Haiti: Kevin Pina, Journalist

January 29, 2010


Kevin Pina, journalist and documentary filmmaker, has been reporting on Haiti for 20 years. He is on the ground in Haiti now and provided this report on last night’s KPFA Flashpoints program. If interested in interviewing Kevin, please see info after this report. Kevin reports on Haiti daily through KPFA’s Flashpoints program.  Flashpoints airs 5:00PM […]

HAITI – Obama’s Katrina: Three NYC Surgeons and the US’ Deadly Delays

January 26, 2010


       HAITI:  Obama’s Katrina  January 26, 2010 By SOUMITRA R. EACHEMPATI, DEAN LORICH AND DAVID HELFET Four years ago the initial medical response to Hurricane Katrina was ill equipped, understaffed, poorly coordinated and delayed. Criticism of the paltry federal efforts was immediate and fierce. Unfortunately, the response to the latest international disaster in Haiti […]

WSWS: “Haitians Dying by the Thousands as US Escalates Military Intervention

January 22, 2010


Haitians dying by the thousands as US escalates military intervention By Bill Van Auken 22 January 2010 Thousands of Haitians are dying every day for lack of medical care and supplies, according to a leading humanitarian aid group. Meanwhile, the Pentagon has announced that it is expanding the US military presence in the country, maintaining […]

HAITI: Relief Groups Call for Immediate Distribution of Water and Supplies

January 20, 2010

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      Haiti: NGO’s and Relief Groups Call for Immediate and Widespread Distribution of Water and Other Aid Supplies Aid Needs to Be Centrally Coordinated, Not Hindered, They Say For Immediate Release: January 20, 2010 Washington, D.C. – NGO’s and policy groups today called for the U.S. government to prioritize aid delivery over military […]