Claudette Wеrlеіgh – First Hаіtіаn Wоmаn To Bесоmе Prіmе Mіnіѕtеr By James Washington

It was huge news when it was announced that Prеѕіdеnt Jеаn-Bеrtrаnd Arіѕtіdе had picked Foreign Mіnіѕtеr Claudette Wеrlеіgh tо become Hаіtі’ѕ first fеmаlе рrіmе mіnіѕtеr.  Shе wаѕ the Prіmе Minister оf Haïti from November 7, 1995, tо Mаrсh 6, 1996. Shе wаѕ Hаіtі’ѕ fіrѕt female Prіmе Minister. Clаudеttе was born іn 1946, іn Cар-Hаïtіеn іn…

Suicide Prevention Is Part of the Right to Life

As Such, It Is a State Duty Switzerland Recognized In memoriam: Nathalie, Solange, Lambert, Donatella, René, Francis, so many others… The best prevention of suicide is to be able to live, in dignity, a serene and gratifying life. To choose to live and to lead a happy life is a personal choice reinforcing this prevention…

Mean while around the world

The violence pandemic continues, unabated, particularly in the USA. We read about bad incidents in other big countries like China, India and Russia but not massive school and church massacres, about vans running on pavements killing and wounding whatever moves, shooting from windows high up on people walking peacefully. Only USA, today. There is also…

Ethiopia’s leader: Old wine in new bottle?

Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has shown some signs of wanting to change the political landscape in the country. Can he resist pressure from “deep-state” forces and bring about needed change in the country? Or will he just be like old wine in a new bottle? The article attempts to address these questions.  In…

NYT Ignores US Role—in Multiple Media By – Jim Naureckas

New York Times Cairo bureau chief Declan Walsh went to Benghazi, Libya, which is in ruins, to find out how it got that way. “When I went to Benghazi, I was guided by one main question: How did the city come to this?” he declares in his multimedia presentation, which combines text, audio, video and…

Democratic Space in Adverse Times: Milestone at Haiti’s University of the Aristide Foundation By Leslie Mullin

March 18, 2018, marked exactly seven years since Haiti’s former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and Mrs. Aristide returned to Haiti from forced exile in South Africa, where they lived following the 2004 coup d’etatthat overthrew Haiti’s democratic government. On their return, they began to rebuild the University of the Aristide Foundation[UniFA] whose land and buildings had been…