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In Addition to Bill Clinton, Prezy “Sweet Mickey” Makes Another New, Best Friend — Hillary

April 20, 2011


Haitian President-elect Martelly pledges to speed up post-earthquake recovery By Mary Beth Sheridan, Wednesday, April 20, 6:49 PM Haiti’s newly elected president met senior U.S. officials in Washington on Wednesday, pledging to speed up reconstruction of his earthquake-battered country and to reestablish an army in a country that has been plagued with coups. Michel Martelly was warmly […]

The Battle for Haiti: Which Side Are You On?

June 24, 2010


The Battle For Haiti: Which Side Are You On? by Carl Lindskoog On March 31, speak­ing before the Inter­na­tional Donors’ Con­fer­ence for Haiti, Sec­re­tary of State Hillary Clin­ton pro­claimed the United States’ com­mit­ment to “help Haiti and to help the lead­ers of Haiti lead a recov­ery effort wor­thy of their high­est hopes.” At the con­clu­sion […]

For $10 Billion of “Promises” Haiti Surrenders its Sovereignty

April 25, 2010


For $10 Billion of “Promises” Haiti Surrenders its Sovereignty International Donors Conference at the UN  by Kim Ives Global Research, April 25, 2010 Haïti Liberté – 2010-04-20 It was fitting that the Mar. 31 “International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti” was held in the Trusteeship Council at the United Nations headquarters in […]

US Takeover of Haiti: The Centerpieces of US, UN, and World Bank Plan are Sweatshops and Tourism

April 6, 2010


U.S. Takeover of Haiti: The centerpieces of the US, UN, and World Bank Plan for Haiti are Sweatshops and Tourisim By Kim Ives Global Research, April 5, 2010 When this article appears on the morning of March 31, the much ballyhooed “International Donors Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti” will be getting underway […]

HAITI: IMF’s Strauss-Kahn Dodges on Debt Forgiveness, Past Conditions’ Harm

March 31, 2010


UN’s Ban, Zoellick and Strauss-Kahn, IMF debt forgiveness not yet shown    On Haiti, IMF’s Strauss-Kahn Dodges on Debt Forgiveness, Past Conditions’ Harm By Matthew Russell Lee  UNITED NATIONS, March 31 — Amid the congratulatory talk about help to Haiti at the UN on March 31, it emerged that the International Monetary Fund has yet […]

HAITI Donors’ Mtg. to Debut Haitian Recovery Commission – Price of Admission is $100M

March 28, 2010


Canada to pay $100M to join Haiti recovery team By Mike Blanchfield, THE CANADIAN PRESS Last Updated: March 28, 2010 2:18pm OTTAWA — Canada is preparing to pay $100 million to join an exclusive new international club that would guide the rebuilding of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, The Canadian Press has learned. That’s the price tag for […]

Haiti Reconstruction Plan Highlights – Establishes a US Gov’t. Style Bureaucracy . . .

March 23, 2010


that will please donors at the March 31 meeting.  Yet, the US and UN are pulling the main levers of this monstrosity and the amount of control Haitian leaders will have remains a question.   Haiti reconstruction plan highlights Here are the highlights of the Haiti reconstruction plan expected to be presented at a March 31 international donor’s […]

CARICOM to World Bank: A “Designated” Development Fund for Haiti is Needed

March 11, 2010


Caricom looks to World Bank for answers Thursday, March 11, 2010 ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Caricom leaders said today they were looking to the World Bank to ‘champion’ the cause of highly-indebted regional economies, as well as to provide new and immediate relief for earthquake-devastated Haiti. The disclosure was made by the chairman of […]

No More Food Aid, Says Haitian President Rene Preval

March 8, 2010


No more food aid, Haitian leader urges By Marc Burleigh (AFP) – 1 hour ago  PORT-AU-PRINCE — International food aid to Haiti has to be scaled back so the quake-ravaged nation can find its feet through its own domestic production and employment, President Rene Preval said Monday. Preval told reporters he would make that point […]

Post-Quake Revitalization Plans Collide in Haiti’s Breadbasket

March 8, 2010


March 8, 2010 Post-Quake Revitalization Plans Collide in Haiti’s Breadbasket By NATHANIAL GRONEWOLD of Greenwire THOMONDE, Haiti — This community once bustled with farmers growing and selling corn, sugar cane, coffee, mangoes and potatoes. No more. Patrick Belizaire, 37, who returned here in 2008 to start a farm cooperative after living with his family in […]