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Dr. Maryse Narcisse of Haiti Visits Southern California (tags)

“Despite their overwhelming responsibilities, the women are always there. [Applause.] We are a very patriarchal society, but very matrifocal. [Laughter.] They call the women of Haiti 'the central pillar.' The women don't let themselves get discouraged by crisis situations, and despite the very difficult two years of electoral struggle they never got discouraged.They always maintained the torch of struggle for liberation. [Applause.] They are examples by their actions. . . . It is clear that the Haitian people are bent on the struggle. More than ever they are fighting for dignity, democracy, freedom, and the respect of their rights.” – Dr. Maryse Narcisse, April 24, 2017

Obama Planning War on Syria? (tags)

Syria

Haitian Suffering Under Imperial Occupation (tags)

Haiti

Report Back: LA Forum on and Fundraiser for Haiti (tags)

Over 200 people, overwhelmingly Black people, came out for the Public Forum on and Fundraiser for Haiti. Actor and activist Danny Glover, Pierre Labossiere, co-founder of Haiti Action Committee, and Robert Roth, board member of Haiti Emergency Relief Fund were featured speakers at the event which both helped get the word out about what's happening on the ground in Haiti and raised funds to support the Haitian grassroots. Margaret Prescod, host of KPFK's Sojourner Truth and Women of Color in the Global Women's Strike, chaired.

Democracy, Haitian Style (tags)

imperialism

2010 State Department Human Rights Report on Haiti (tags)

repression

Obstructing and Delaying Aristide's Return (tags)

Aristide

Reactions to Aristide's Impending Return (tags)

Aristide

Aristide Gets Diplomatic Passport (tags)

Aristide

Duvalier in the Dock (tags)

justice demanded

Post-Quake Haiti: One Year Later (tags)

Haiti worse off than ever

Haiti's Elections: Illegitimately Recounting Fraud (tags)

legitimizing fraud

Haiti's Electoral Council Tries Alternate Ways to Legitimize Fraud (tags)

Haitians again denied democracy

More Fraud, Intimidation and Illegitimacy Assured in Haiti's Electoral Runoff (tags)

tyranny in Haiti

The New York Times Endorses Haiti's Coup d'Etat "Elections" (tags)

a sham election

Massive Fraud in Haiti's Sham Elections (tags)

sham elections

Haiti's Deepening Cholera Crisis (tags)

an imperial crime

Haiti's Sham Elections: Solidifying Imperial Control (tags)

no democracy in Haiti

Haiti's Cholera Epidemic: Mounting Illnesses and Deaths, Inadequate Aid (tags)

Washington provided virtually no aid

Haiti's Cholera Epidemic Sparks Outrage (tags)

anger over mistreatment

Cholera Outbreak Hits Port-au-Prince (tags)

an epidemic threatens Haiti

Haiti Earthquake: Capitalism, Occupation and Revolution (tags)

The earthquake that wrecked the capital of Haiti and surrounding areas on January 12 produced human tragedy of almost unfathomable proportions. It has been termed “the most destructive natural disaster in modern times.” Five months later, Haiti is no longer in the headlines or on the nightly TV news, but for the hard-hit Haitian population the scene has hardly changed. Now a new disaster is in the making as the hurricane season begins. This was a calamity made by capitalism: the earthquake was predictable and was predicted; the inferior construction methods are the result of Haiti’s poverty, and the swollen slums were the result of U.S. policies that have destroyed Haitian agriculture, forcing peasants off the land. On top of everything, Haiti is under imperialist occupation: Washington makes sure it has ultimate control of the strategically placed island, as it has throughout the Cold War and since. Haiti's devastation is not the result of “natural” causes or even “neo-liberal” policies – it is the product of the oppression of this semi-colonial country by the imperial masters ever since black slaves rose up to abolish slavery and throw out the colonialists two centuries ago. No new “economic model” can resolve this: what’s required is a new Haitian Revolution, a workers revolution overthrowing capitalism throughout the Caribbean and extending into the heart of imperialism.

Focus on Haiti: Washington's Militarized Takeover (tags)

Washington plans exploitation, not humanitarian aid

Disaster Capitalism Headed to Haiti (tags)

worker exploitation follows disaster

Remembering Father Gerry (tags)

honoring a remarkable man

Haitians Overwhelmingly Reject Electoral Sham (tags)

Imagine holding a national election and virtually no one shows up

Poll projects low voter turnout in Haiti: Protests banned (tags)

Whether or not the polling information and conclusions of the Haiti Priorities Project are correct, the upcoming elections in Haiti are shaping up to be the first real foreign policy debacle of the Obama administration since it took office.

Electoral Sham in Haiti (tags)

Haiti's democracy is an illusion

Controversial Senate elections planned in Haiti (tags)

The apparent decision to green light the contentious ballot by Obama comes on the heels of a ruling by Haiti's Provisional Election Council or CEP to exclude the Fanmi Lavalas party of former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide on procedural grounds.

Damning the Flood (tags)

A brilliant review of a new book on Haiti.

Peter Hallward's "Damming the Flood" - Part II (tags)

Part II of Hallward's superb book on Haiti.

Peter Hallward's "Damming the Flood" - Part I (tags)

A superb book on recent Haitian history.

Happy B-Day to Haiti's Exiled Former President Arisitide! (tags)

Today Jean Bertrand Arisitide celebrates his birthday in exile years after the 2004 US supported coup that led to his kidnapping by US military forces after coup the against this former populist President of Haiti..

UN Peacekeeping Paramilitarism (tags)

How UN peacekeepers are used as thuggish paramilitaries for empire.

Report: International Day in Solidarity with Haiti (Los Angeles) (tags)

The grassroots resistance in Haiti called for international solidarity on or about February 7. Activists on four different continents participated. Here in Southern California, over 30 people demonstrated in front of the Brazilian Consulate in Beverly Hills. (Brazil is heading the UN “peacekeeping” mission in Haiti.)

Invisible Violence in Haiti (tags)

Ignoring murder in post-coup Haiti

HAITI'S ACHIEVEMENTS UNDER ARISTIDE AND LAVALAS - NOW LOST SINCE THE U.S. LED COUP (tags)

Achievements by Aristide and Lavalas during their 10 years in office and conditions now in Haiti after the coup

Haiti, Venezuela, Benton Harbor, New Orleans: The Grassroots Mobilizes (tags)

LA public meeting a historic coming together of grassroots struggles in the United States with the movement against US/UN occupation in Haiti and Venezuela’s ‘peaceful and democratic revolution’.

Haiti: AFL-CIO and the Batay Ouvriye (tags)

For many activists, academics, and labor historians in the 1980’s the AFL-CIO became referred to as the AFL-CIA. Founded in 1961 the American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD) was the AFL-CIO’s foreign organizing wing for Latin America and the Caribbean. Along with its counterparts in Africa, Asia, and Europe, AIFLD was used to undermine leftist trade movements, support dictators such as the Duvalier’s and back military coups in Chile and Brazil.

From Haiti to New Orleans, Yes to Justice and Relief, Not Death and Occupation (tags)

A protest against the US/UN occupation of Haiti and the massacre of Haitian people was held Sept. 30th outside the Brazilian Consulate in Beverly Hills. The LA event was part of an international day of outrage; actions took place in 40 cities in 15 countries.

Open Letter to the People of the United States (tags)

We are seeking that you get your leaders to stop financing our sufferings, the demise of our efforts toward democracy and the atrocities being committed against our underprivileged citizens of Cité Soleil, La Saline,  Bélair etc.

Haiti: Aristide's Prime Minister arrested by Bush lackeys (tags)

Haiti's elected Prime Minister, Yvon Neptune, was imprisoned this week by the Bush-imposed coup leaders.

Bush, Rumsfeld confronted in U.S., Europe, Asia (tags)

The first week of June was not a good time to be George W. Bush or Donald Rumsfeld.

U.S.-backed coup spurs terror in Haiti (tags)

Haiti-Which way forward against Imperialism? (tags)

Haiti

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