Jan 27, 2011 Ezili Danto’s Note: Re: Amy Wilenz’s article on the Nation. Folks, I doubt, the Nation will publish the entirety of our comments, if at all, on Amy Wilenz’s article “Haiti Not for Amateurs” published by the Nation today. It’s simply annoying to keep hearing this mainstream chorus that half of the Haiti […]
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Prisoners on Their Own Island: Haiti and the NGOs
An Interview With Ashley Smith on Haiti and the NGOs Prisoners on Their Own Island by Mike Whitney Source: Counterpunch | Jan. 26, 2011 MW–In your article in CounterPunch titled “Haiti and the Aid Racket“, you said that “The catastrophe in Haiti has revealed the worst aspects of the U.S. government and the NGO aid […]
An inside look at Haiti’s business elite
Haiti: Reliving Duvalier, Waiting for Aristide
Haiti: Reliving Duvalier, Waiting for Aristide By Laura Flynn, January 24, 2011, Source: Email and Huffington Post In the 1980s, when the armed forces of Jean-Claude Duvalier’s regime set about exterminating “Haiti’s Creole pigs”, they would come to Haiti’s rural villages, seize all of the “pigs”, pile them up, one on top of the other, […]
Urgent call for Justice: Miami Herald ad for Returning Aristide to Haiti
An Urgent Call For Justice: Return Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to Haiti Miami Herald runs full-page statement calling for the return of Aristide On January 23, 2011, the Miami Herald ran a full-page statement sponsored by the Haiti Action Committee in California, calling for the return of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The statement is signed […]
Haiti Re-MEMBERing Patrice Lumumba
Patrice Ãmery Lumumba (2 July 1925 – 17 January 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo after he helped win its independence from Belgium in June 1960. Only ten weeks later, Lumumba’s government was deposed in a coup during the Congo Crisis. He […]
Haiti: Political fallacy that Aristide is like the Duvaliers serves U.S., NGO, foreign & Hai...
Political Fallacies Aristide is as bad as or worse than the Duvaliers by Harry Comeau, HLLN Haiti Perspectives, Jan 22, 2011 It is extensively documented that when a lie is consistently and continuously repeated people tend to believe it. A couple of examples to demonstrate this point: 1) right after Barack Obama’s election, some operatives […]
U.S. Gov-Funded Mission to Make Haiti Christian: Your Tax Dollars, Billy Graham’s Son, Mons...
by Abe Sauer, January 20th, 2011 | Original source: The AWL ********************* “…Haiti that’s become a massively swelled teat on which NGOs profitably suckle. Overall, Haiti has become one of the greatest money laundering operations in history, an island engine turning public funds into private profits. What’s more, U.S. taxpayer dollars are, against Presidential directive, […]