In an essay for The New York Times last year, University of California, Irvine, professor Amy Wilentz called zombies a \”very logical offspring of New World slavery.\” According to Wilentz, because slavery […]
The strain of bacteria which caused the cholera epidemic in Haiti has spread to other countries. Meanwhile, victims of the epidemic in Haiti look set to sue the United Nations. Since a […]
Since a cholera epidemic began in Haiti in 2010, the disease has killed more than 8,300 people in that country. The bacteria that cause cholera may be settling in for good in […]
Enfants d’immigrés haïtiens: la République dominicaine accusée de racisme | Éric-Pierre Champagne | Amérique latine
Ils sont des milliers en République dominicaine. Ce sont des enfants d\’immigrés haïtiens qui n\’ont jamais connu le pays d\’origine de leurs parents. Pour eux, la République dominicaine, c\’est la maison. Mais […]
A failed attempt by Haitian police to search the car of a prominent lawyer, André Michel, the evening of Oct. 22 quickly turned into an embarrassment for the government of President Michel […]
According to the New York Times, the cholera epidemic in Haiti is now in its fourth year and has killed more than 8,300 people. More than 650,000 have taken ill. It appears […]
L\’ONU REFUSE DE DÉDOMMAGER LES VICTIMES Déposée devant un tribunal de New York, sans précisions quant au montant des compensations demandées, la plainte fait suite à la décision des Nations unies, en […]
Among Haiti’s biblical-scale woes is a cholera outbreak that began in October 2010. The disease has killed thousands. Haiti’s government, led by Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, blames the United Nations. Specifically, Haiti […]
Report Critical of USAID in Haiti: No “Detailed Information on Funding and Sector Activities” | Global Research
“This report shows a significant and sobering disconnect between what was originally promised for the Haitian people, and what it appears USAID is now prepared to deliver. The Haitian people, as well […]
Racial Disparity In Marijuana Arrests: Black Americans Are Nearly 4 Times More Likely Than Whites To Be Arrested For Possession Of Pot (VIDEO)
According to a new study from the American Civil Liberties Union, which tracked marijuana arrests by race and county in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, black and white Americans […]
Haiti’s Former President Préval Has Credible Charges that UN Tried to Remove Him | Relief and Reconstruction Watch
The comments from Préval echo those made at the time by Organization of American States special representative Ricardo Seitenfus, who told BBC Brasil in January 2011 that Mulet and other representatives of […]
Poverty damages children’s dispositions and blunts their brains. We’ve seen articles about the language deficit in poorer homes and the gaps in school achievement. These remind us that — more so than […]
CHANGE is the latest news to come out of Cuba, though for Afro-Cubans like myself, this is more dream than reality. Over the last decade, scores of ridiculous prohibitions for Cubans living […]
AP Interview: Wyclef Jean on Haiti, Finances – YouTube.
We Shouldn’t Have Given Wyclef Jean $16 Million – Global – The Atlantic Wire .
Wyclef Jean faces criminal probe over Haiti charity – Americas – World – The Independent .
In Haiti TV Tries to Educate, With Mixed Results – NYTimes.com.
Sants Alve, or the Case of the Decade-Old Error – NYTimes.com .
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Haiti – Sex Scandal: Revolting Sexual Abuse Culture Bedevils UN Peacekeeping Forces – Rapadoo Observateur!
Rather than relying on failing agreements with troop-contributing countries to implement its zero tolerance policy for sexual abuse, the United Nations must address the problem at its roots: recruiting. Countries with little or no judicial infrastructure in human rights practices should not join the peacekeeping force. Having predators rescuing preys has not been a winning strategy.
The Wavelength: Wikileaks Not Sexy Enough for U.S. Media – New America Media . Related articles Why wouldn’t the New York Times promote its own reporting? (jaypinho.com) Wikileaks: The diplomatic cables release […]