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The Unreported News from Haiti

The relentless attacks on democracy in Haiti continue as Haitians, who have lived under United Nations MINUSTAH military occupation since the 2004coup d’etat against popularly elected president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, rise up to demand governmental accountability and economic justice. The most recent wave of protests began in early September marking the anniversary of the Sept 11, 1988 St Jean Bosco massacre....

Haiti 2017: From Demonstration Election to Electoral Coup by Charlie Hinton

On January 3, Haiti’s Electoral Council (CEP) sealed the steal by confirming Jovenel Moïse as president of Haiti. A massive police presence resembling martial law has suppressed street protests, attacking demonstrators who have been in the streets daily since the 11/20 election with a stinging blue foam added to water cannons. A potent new tear gas burns and stings the...

Resisting the lynching of Haitian liberty! By Malaika Kambon

It should be obvious by now that the U.S.-U.N., E.U., OAS and various hired paramilitary police have engineered a second fraudulent election in as many years in Haiti. This latest attempt to kill Haiti’s freedom by aborting her dreams of democracy via the electoral process was designed to prevent landslide victories by Fanmi Lavalas, reminiscent of the presidential victories of...

HAITI RISES: A TIME FOR SOLIDARITY by Nia Imara and Robert Roth

Haiti Rises: A Time for Solidarity was first published in February 2016. Since that time, Haiti’s interim president, Jocelerme Privert, appointed an Election Verification Commission to investigate the fraudulent elections of August 9 and October 25, 2015. The Verification Commission’s report, released on May 30, concluded that the previous elections were hopelessly flawed and set October 9 as the date...

Meanwhile–Around the World

The Debate: Somebody said the problem is Trump possibility and Clinton probability. A very poor choice between an autistic person in his own bubble and a war criminal even privatizing her warfare? The debate was short on concrete politics and long on ad hominem. But Trump favored no first nuclear strike, Clinton not. The rich will accept neither Clinton taxes...

HAITI RISES: A TIME FOR SOLIDARITY by Nia Imara and Robert Roth

HAITI RISES: A TIME FOR SOLIDARITY by Nia Imara and Robert Roth Haiti Rises: A Time for Solidarity was first published in February 2016. Since that time, Haiti’s interim president, Jocelerme Privert, appointed an Election Verification Commission to investigate the fraudulent elections of August 9 and October 25, 2015. The Verification Commission’s report, released on May 30, concluded that the...

Haiti’s Election Verification Commission: A Step in the Right Direction By Marilyn Langlois

6 May 2016 – On a visit to Haiti in late April with Task Force on the Americas, a California-based organization in solidarity with the social justice movements of Latin America and the Caribbean, we witnessed another example of Haitians resisting US attempts to facilitate continued looting of the country’s resources and sabotage its democracy. Democracy has been sorely missing in...

HAITI RISES: A TIME FOR SOLIDARITY by Nia Imara and Robert Roth

Reflecting on struggles everywhere, we came to the conclusion that a people can’t be sovereign if they don’t have the right to vote. No people can retain their dignity if their vote does not count.” From a Statement Issued by 68 Haitian Grassroots Organizations, Jan 22, 2016 The voice of Haiti’s popular movement at this critical period in the country’s...