Tag: Haiti

Silent Coup in Haiti, Part I

By Darren Ell, The Dominion, September 19, 2010 MONTREAL—Once again, the people of Haiti are being denied the government of their choosing. While mainstream media has focused public attention on ineligible candidates such as hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean, the most…

Cuba for Haiti Campaign

Come out to hear noted Canadian scholar and activist, Keith Ellis, speak about the ongoing Cuba for Haiti Campaign. Date: Sunday, September 26, 2010 Time: 2:00 p.m. Place: Workers’ Organizing Resource Centre, Mezzanine Floor, 280 Smith Street (between Portage and…

Haiti: fundamental problems unaddressed

A man pushes a wheel barrow past earthquake damaged buildings in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti, June 21. Photo: Alexandre Meneghini/AP Six Months After the Quake The Political Roadblocks to Haiti’s Reconstruction By Yves Engler, Counterpunch, July 16-18, 2010 Six months ago…

Haiti and the Aid Racket

By Ashley Smith, Counterpunch, Feb. 24, 2010 It’s now more than a month since the earthquake that laid waste to Port-au-Prince, killing more than 200,000 people and thrusting millions of people into the most desperate conditions. But according to the…

The kidnapping of Haiti

Jan. 20, 2010: A young boy keeps his eyes on soldiers of the U.S. 82 Airborne Division outside the general hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: Nikki Kahn-The Washington Post By John Pilger, Jan. 28, 2010 The theft of Haiti has…

Haiti, hell and hypocrisy

by Paul S. Graham I cringe when I hear folks like Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon use the word “solidarity” in the same breath as “Haiti.” I’m all for solidarity with the Haitian people, but when it is expressed by…

Humanitarian relief urgently needed in Haiti, not militarization of aid

by the Canadian Peace Alliance The Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA) urges its member organizations and supporters to give generously to the relief efforts responding to the catastrophic disaster in Haiti following last week’s massive earthquake. The CPA also wishes to…

Haiti: An Unwelcome Katrina Redux

by Cynthia McKinney, Global Research, Jan. 19, 2010 President Obama’s response to the tragedy in Haiti has been robust in military deployment and puny in what the Haitians need most: food; first responders and their specialized equipment; doctors and medical…