Posts Tagged ‘haiti’

The US Keeps Trying, and Failing, to Deport a Former CIA Operative Back to Haiti

Emmanuel “Toto” Constant exercised his insurance clause as soon as he was apprehended in the Spring of 1995 in New York by the extant Immigration and Naturalisation Service (INS), now a part of the Department of Homeland Security. The infamous leader of Haiti’s Front for the Advancement and Progress of Haiti (FRAPH) had to flee […]

The Final Chapter Has Still Not Been Written: Remembering The 2004 Coup In Haiti

On February 29, 2004, the democratically elected government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti was overthrown by a violent coup.  This was the second U.S.-sponsored coup against a popularly elected Aristide government, the first one taking place in 1991 after he had served only eight months in office. Orchestrated by the United States, France and […]

Ten Years Ago: A Haiti Disaster Relief Scenario Tested by US Military One Day Before the Earthquake

This article was first published ten  years ago in the immediate wake if the Haiti earthquake of January 12, 2000,  The disaster relief scenario and exercise were HELD ONE DAY BEFORE IT HAPPENED. on January 11, 2000 under the auspices of US Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), the regional military command responsible for the Southern part of the Western […]

Ten Years Ago in the Aftermath of the Haiti Earthquake: The Militarization of “Emergency Aid”. Was it a Humanitarian Operation or an Invasion?

Ten years ago: This article was written three days after the January 12, 2010 earthquake which led to the devastation of Haiti. Was it an Invasion or a Humanitarian Endeavour?   It was an invasion coupled with economic plunder and destruction supported by the USAID and the United Nations, not to mention the Clinton Foundation. […]

UN Peacekeepers Raped Hundreds of Kids in Haiti Who’s Babies Were Then Abandoned

Peacekeepers of the United Nations had hundreds of babies with underage girls in Haiti before they were swiftly abandoned, a new report claims. The study into the UN mission in Haiti said girls as young as 11 were left pregnant after being raped by UN officials. Some of the girls were traded for “a few […]

UN Peacekeepers Fathered Hundreds of Babies With Girls in Haiti as Young as 11

By Darius Shahtahmasebi United Nations (UN) peacekeepers charged with protecting disaster-struck Haiti have fathered hundreds of babies with local women and girls before leaving them behind in poverty, according to a new study. A paper published by the University of Birmingham’s Sabine Lee and Queen’s University’s Susan Bartels describes the experience of those people living […]

US Marine Who Smuggled Guns to Haiti Wanted to Take Over Country, Become President

By John Vibes An active-duty U.S. Marine was arrested for attempting to smuggle guns and ammunition into Haiti in order to train soldiers for an apparent military coup in hopes of eventually becoming president. According to federal prosecutors, Jacques Yves Sebastien Duroseau, a military firearms instructor with the U.S. Marines, admitted to smuggling the guns […]

Coca-Cola Workers Fighting For Their Rights In Haiti, Indonesia, Ireland, And The USA Still Need Your Support

Coca-Cola Workers Fighting For Their Rights In Haiti, Indonesia, Ireland, And The USA Still Need Your Support Above Photo: From Iuf.org Coca-Cola continues to violate the fundamental rights of workers in Haiti, Indonesia, Ireland and the USA. CLICK HERE to learn more and to send a message to Coca-Cola’s CEO and Chairman James Quincey. In Haiti Coke’s bottler […]

Demonstrations Escalate in Haiti Demanding the Resignation of Washington-backed Regime

A new round of popular unrest in Haiti on October 27 has left two people dead and many others injured. On October 25 and 27, the embassies of France and Canada were firebombed by angry crowds. Since August the rising price of fuel sparked protests calling for economic relief and the immediate resignation of President […]

Haiti police and protesters clash amid growing dissent

There have been violent confrontations between police and anti-government demonstrators in Haiti. At least one person has been killed in the latest protests. An international delegation of ambassadors known as the Core Group is attempting to mediate Haiti’s ongoing political crisis, but opposition leaders say they are unwilling to sit down for […]

Haiti Paralyzed By Protests Demanding The Resignation Of The President

Haiti Paralyzed By Protests Demanding The Resignation Of The President Above Photo: From Resumen-english.org Four months after the “blocked” country movement carried out in February protests with different sectors of the Haitian society large scale activities continue paralyzing large parts of Port-au-Prince.  Alterpresse reported on June 9 that tens of thousands of people protested against corruption and […]

Haiti: The Unsustainable Presidency

If the parting of the Red Sea is one of the most dramatic episodes in the Old Testament, Haiti’s Moses will not be saved by a miracle; on the contrary, he’s about to drown the nation with the support of the US government. ‘’President Jovenel Moïse (Moses in English) promised to put “money in the […]

U.S. Mercenaries Arrested in Haiti Were Part of a Half-Baked Scheme to Move $80 Million for Embattled President

U.S. Mercenaries Arrested in Haiti Were Part of a Half-Baked Scheme to Move $80 Million for Embattled President March 26th, 2019 Via: The Intercept: Most of the Americans arrived in Port-au-Prince from the U.S. by private jet early on the morning of February 16. […]

Mass Protests Again; Haiti And Revolutionary Struggle In Latin America

Mass Protests Again; Haiti And Revolutionary Struggle In Latin America After years of corruption and neglect of the Haitian people, a popular revolt is demanding the current president’s resignation. The US-led attempted coup in Venezuela played a role in sparking the protests as the Haitian government sided with the US in voting to recognize Juan […]

Pirates Of The Caribbean – Stealing Haiti’s Future By Repeating Colonialist History

Pirates Of The Caribbean – Stealing Haiti’s Future By Repeating Colonialist History Above Photo: Shuyu Lo/Flickr As the world rightfully demands no sanctions, no coup and no war on Venezuela, another crime scene rife with US fingerprints demands our attention. Kevin Pina joins us to talk about the ongoing crisis in Haiti, the history and present […]

Black Alliance For Peace Says Struggle In Haiti And Venezuela Connected

Black Alliance For Peace Says Struggle In Haiti And Venezuela Connected Above Photo: Hector Retamal/AFP FEBRUARY 18, 2019—The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) remains in steadfast solidarity with the people of Haiti, whose revolutionary spirit in 1791 showed the world what is possible when Africans organize and struggle together to remove their shackles and dispose of […]

US piles pressure on Venezuela… but remains mute on Haiti anti-govt unrest

Thousands of people demonstrated in the Haitian capital, demanding that President Jovenel Moise step down. Protesters, who engaged in bloody skirmishes with police in which at least four people were killed, also vented their anger at economic hardships, embezzlement and widespread corruption. Just across the Caribbean Sea, Venezuela is facing an anti-government crisis as well, […]

People’s Movements Protest Neoliberal Policies In Haiti

People’s Movements Protest Neoliberal Policies In Haiti Above Photo: From Thedawn-news.org On the morning of May 25th, a large group of people’s organizations of Haiti mobilized in the capital, Puerto Principe, demanding the fulfillment of an extension agenda of demands from the State and the president Jovenel Moïse. The mobilization was called by an platform known […]

The Rape of Haiti: How NGOs, Clinton Foundation, the US and France Destroyed a Nation

SS: Ok, we are going to go case by case. But because Oxfam is the latest case I would like to focus on them in the beginning. I mean, it only takes one scandal to ruin the reputation of a charity – accusations stick and people start thinking that the whole organisation is rotten. After […]

Oxfam’s Sex Scandal: Haiti’s Latest Indignity at the Hands of Dogooders

International donors had pledged $10 billion for the Haiti response at a March 31, 2010 UN conference. According to the UN Special Envoy’s office, this amount was later upped to $13 billion, while individual donors worldwide contributed just over $3 billion. The 16-billion-dollar question was, often asked, “Where did the money go?” NGOs, used to being granted […]

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