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  • Haiti Support Group to Present at “I Am Not Your Negro” Screening

    Cinema | “I Am Not Your Negro“ Tuesday 18 April 18:30-20:30 Part of the Raoul Peck, Chronicles of an Exile Film Series…

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    GoFundMe Appeal: Celebrate 25 Years of the Haiti Support Group!

  • Interview with the Haiti Support Group: Sputnik Radio

    Sputnik interview. The Haiti Support Group recently participated in two interviews with Radio Sputnik‘s Daily Current Affairs Programme the World…

  • Haiti Support Group Speaks to TRT World

    Andy Leak of the Haiti Support Group speaks to Martin Stanford on Insight at TRT World about the recent elections…

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    Inconvenient Truth: Hurricane Matthew & Cholera

    Hurricane Matthew made landfall at Les Anglais, Haiti on the 4 October 2016. The category 4 storm brought 150mph winds,…

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    Hurricane Matthew: An Update from the Haiti Support Group

    Many of you have contacted us over the last few days to ask what you can do in light of…

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    Unwanted Gifts: A Concise History of Harming Haiti

    Unwanted Gifts: A Concise History of Harming Haiti. Our new Haiti Briefing No. 81 entitled Unwanted Gifts: A Concise History of Harming…

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    Haitians Deserve the Truth over UN’s Role in Cholera Epidemic

    The 9,200 Haitians killed and more than 800,000 seriously sickened by the UN’s grossly negligent introduction of cholera to Haiti…

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    Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis

    Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis Cholera Update On 17 August 2016 journalist Jonathan Katz broke the…

  • European Union and Haiti: Everyday Neocolonialism?

    European Union and Haiti: Everyday Neocolonialism? Source: CETRI. Published on 5 July 2016. By Frédéric Thomas The European Union (EU)…

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    Inigo Gilmore Channel 4 News Update: Haiti Cholera Crisis

    Inigo Gilmore Channel 4 News: Haiti Cholera Crisis. Inigo Gilmore’s report on Channel 4 news on the cholera crisis in…

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    Election update: the “international community” gives its orders

    Haiti’s CEP (Provisional Electoral Council) has postponed sine die the second round of the presidential and legislative elections that had…

  • Our Features in Latin America Bureau

    The Haiti Support Group regularly features on the Latin America Bureau webpage. Here are some links to our stories: A…

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    Electoral Farce. But who is laughing?

    Today marks the sixth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake and the country’s future is looking bleaker than ever: Fraudulent practices by party…

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    Fixing Elections: A Beginner’s Guide

    Beginner’s Guide to Fixing Elections. It is not always possible to control the outcome of an election (remember 1990?!). The…

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    Incredible! Haitian Declaration of Independence Discovered

    Haitian Declaration of Independence discovered in London The Haiti Support Group is off to the National Archive to view one of…

  • Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims

    Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims Mario Joseph, Haiti’s most prominent human rights lawyer and legal activist,…

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    Foreign policy chief urged to aid accountability

    EU Foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton - © EU EU's Foreign policy chief urged to support democracy and aid accountability…

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  • Thomson Reuters: Haiti Troubles

    Original article published by Thomson Reuters Foundation News available here. AT A GLANCE Haiti was the world’s first black republic…

  • Constitutional Bombshell: 1 Year On in the Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Constitutional Court Bombshell: One Year On The 23rd September 2014 marks one year to the day that the…

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    Miners Next Door: New Haiti Support Group Briefing Out Now!

    New Haiti Briefing Out Now! The Miners Next Door The Haiti Support Group's Haiti Briefing no. 77 is out now.…

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    New Haiti Briefing Out Now! Stateless in the Caribbean

    New Haiti Briefing Out Now! Stateless in the Caribbean The Haiti Support Group's latest Haiti Briefing no. 76 is now…

  • Killing Highlights Real Danger for Human Rights Defenders in Haiti

    Killing of Human Rights Organiser and his Wife Highlights Real and Present Danger for Human Rights Defenders in Haiti An…

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    The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake

    The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake Source: CNN World January 10, 2014 Report by Chiara Linguori, Special to CNN. Article…

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    Caracol: None of Your Business – Haiti Briefing 75

    New Release: Haiti Briefing 75 - Caracol: None of Your Business The latest issue of the Haiti Briefing, the Haiti…

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    Reconstructing Haiti: Our Comments

    HSG Comments on "Reconstructing Haiti"   HSG Executive Committee members Andy Leak and Mario Gousse took part in an expert…

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    Murderous Charade: Haiti Briefing 74 – UN response to Cholera Epidemic

    Haiti Briefing 74 – The UN response to the Cholera Epidemic a Murderous Charade The latest issue of Haiti Briefing,…

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    UN Rejects Recommendations to Change Medical Protocols

    UN Refusal to Protect Public Means it Could All Happen Again More than two years after the UN Secretary General…

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    Doing ‘Good’ in Haiti: A Guide

    Doing ‘Good’ in Haiti: A Guide. May 15, 2003  Nora Schenkel, New York Times. Original article here WHEN I was…

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    Immune. Immoral. Illegal? Cholera & Haiti

    Immune. Immoral. Illegal? From our new Haiti Briefing 74 available here. It took more than 15 months to write, and ultimately…

  • Urban Botox in Haiti

    April 9, 2013  Amy Wilentz, original article with pictures here Both of the photos above are of the Jalousie shantytown,…

  • Post-Earthquake Disaster in Haiti

    April 12, 2013  Fran Quigley, Common dreams original article here At first, Yvonne Jolivan does not have an answer to…

  • Pushed out for airing dirty laundry?

    Was a U.N. diplomat pushed out of his position for airing Port-au-Prince's dirty laundry in public? April 3, 2013  Jonathan…

  • Aid to Haiti: “Troubling” Lack of Transparency

    April 3. 2013  Full report from the Center for Policy and Economic Research can be found here   A new…

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    Haiti’s Constitution Needs Revision

    March 31, 2013  Frandley Julien Op-ed in Miami Harald original article here Twenty-six years after the adoption of its latest…

  • Reflections on the Reconstruction

    March 26, 2013  Ayiti Kale Je/Haiti Grassroots watch For full article with illustrations and links, click here   Haitian and…

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    Attaining Proper Food Security

    Attaining Proper Food Security From Haiti Support Group’s Haiti Briefing no 72 (October 2012) Attaining Proper Food Security Means Demanding Effective Food…

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    Hunger Games: Food Policy Disaster Bites Hands that Feed

    Hunger Games: Food Policy Disaster Bites Hands that Feed Haiti Briefing here. One mamit (5.75lb tin) of rice now costs…

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    Saving Haiti and Leaving Behind a Disaster…

    Saving Haiti and Leaving Behind a Disaster…by Jonathan M. Katz (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013, US$26.00) The best book yet on the…

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    Submissions: UN Security Council

    Submissions to members of the UN Security Council regarding cholera in Haiti On Monday 18th March, a delegation of HAWG…

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    Medical and Field Support Protocols

    UN DPKO Medical and Field Support Protocols"Ensure Prompt and Appropriate Follow Up" The crucial steps to be taken if we…

  • Dying in a closing Cholera Treatment Centre

    Dying in a closing Cholera Treatment Centre The Secretary General's Cholera elimination Plan How and why it is already unravelling…

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    Martelly and Washington Push For Another “Electoral Hold-Up”

    March 20, 2013  Kim Ives, Haiti Liberté original article here March 20, 2013 marks the second anniversary of a patently…

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    Contracting Cholera. What the UN Owes Haiti

    March 20, 2013  Isabeau Doucet, The Nation original article here I contracted cholera by the breezy beaches of Port Salut,…

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    Haitian Sweatshops: Made in the U.S.A.

    March 21, 2013  Fran Quigley, In These Times original article here When the shift changes in the late afternoon, thousands…

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    Is USAID Mainly Serving U.S. Interests?

    March 19, 2013  Center for Economic and Policy Research original article here An op-ed in Bloomberg Businessweek yesterday lays out…

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    Duvalier on Trial: Justice or Joke?

    March 15, 2013 Beverly Bell, Other Worlds original article here March 15, 2013 Twenty-seven years later, the unimaginable has become…

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    Caracol Industrial Park: Worth the risk?

    March 7, 2013  Kale Je/Haiti Grassroots Watch original article here Caracol and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 7 March 2013 – Last October,…

  • A Tale of Two NGOs: In Haiti, Disaster Aid or Aid Disaster?

    March 6, 2013  Beverly Bell, The WIP original article here Three years after the deadly earthquake in Haiti, what has become…

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