Tag: Haiti

Two years after the quake, Haiti festers

By Paul S. Graham Two years after an earthquake killed 158,000, the majority of Haitians continue to battle against hunger, disease, homelessness and political repression. Half a million people remain in refugee camps and many thousands who have found other…

Haiti after the quake

Where the Relief Money Did and Did Not Go by Bill Quigley and Amber Ramanauskas, Counterpunch, Jan. 3, 2012 Haiti, a close neighbor of the US with over nine million people, was devastated by earthquake on January 12, 2010. Hundreds…

Haiti and the Politics of Recovery

Report of a 2011 Delegation to Haiti Location: Mondragon Café, 91 Albert Street, Winnipeg, MB Speakers: Roger Annis, Canada Haiti Action Network and delegation director and Sandy Gessler, Winnipeg Haiti Solidarity Group and UM Faculty of Nursing Recovery from the…

My Return to Haiti

A profit-driven recovery plan cannot reconstruct my country By Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Counterpunch, Feb. 4-6, 2011 Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January last year destroyed up to 5,000 schools and 80% of the country’s already weak university infrastructure. The primary school in…

Haiti – another year older and deeper in misery

The International Community and Haiti a Year Later: The Failure of an Imperial Trusteeship By Alex Dupuy, Canada-Haiti Action Network, Jan. 10, 2011 The international community responded immediately and massively to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12,…