Haitian History

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    Unwanted Gifts: A Concise History of Harming Haiti (HB81)

     403 Download(s) A historical insight into centuries of international meddling and mishaps in Haiti. Will they ever learn? In October…

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    Haiti’s Horrible Year (HB62)

     130 Download(s) The year started off badly, and it was downhill from then on. The fragile sense of stability that…

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    Bicentennial Blues (HB51)

     155 Download(s) As the two-hundredth anniversary of the declaration of Haiti’s independence from France draws close, disagreements have emerged over…

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    Learning from the Occupation of Haiti (HB49)

     148 Download(s) A coalition invading to restore democracy. A massive show of military strength. The concentration of regular soldiers in…

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    Petrol Price Rise Fuels Discontent (HB48)

     12 Download(s) In January, the cash-strapped Haitian government bowed to pressure from the International Monetary Fund and withdrew the state…

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    Long Hot Summer for Aristide (HB47)

     14 Download(s) The government of Jean-Bertrand Aristide, which came to power with a landslide electoral victory only two years ago,…

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    Danger Signs After Coup Bid (HB45)

     14 Download(s) Political tensions deepened and violence flared following an apparent coup attempt against the government on the night of…

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    Aristide is Back (HB41)

     14 Download(s) Ten yearssince he was first elected President, Jean-Bertrand Aristide has returned to power following an election in November…

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    Chronicle of an Election Postponed (HB38)

     11 Download(s) Elections for every single elected office in Haiti, save the Presidency and a third of the Senate, have…

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    Unwelcome, Unwanted: Haitian Migrant Workers (HB37)

     13 Download(s) When a boat carrying some 400 Haitians ran aground just two miles off the Florida coast on New…

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    Sowing the Seeds for a Grassroots Revival (HB34)

     11 Download(s) These are dark days in Haiti. The promise of economic renewal funded by international development aid has come…

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    Fed Up with Violence (HB33)

     11 Download(s) In Creole, there are many ways to express a dilemma. But these days, most Haitians would probably tell…

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    Collapse of Parliament Heralds Aristide Comeback (HB32)

     10 Download(s) The political crisis, simmering for the best part of two years, finally came to the boil in January.…

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    Old Tricks, New Dog: US ‘Democracy Enhancement’ (HB31)

     17 Download(s) It is common knowledge that the United States uses covert operations and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to…

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    What a Foul-Up (HB25)

     18 Download(s) In the April elections for nine Senators and 700 seats on new local assemblies only 5% of the registered…

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    Teachers and Pupils Strike (HB 24)

     14 Download(s) School students and teachers from the state education sector took their protests to the street in May. Almost…

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    Protests Leave Lavalas Shaking (HB22)

     13 Download(s) Roadblocks, demonstrations and strikes – during the month of January generalised discontent was channelled into action in a…

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    Chickens Come Home to Roost (HB20)

     15 Download(s) Following several weeks of shootings and bomb threats, former soldiers from the disbanded Haitian army are threatening more…

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    Farewell Aristide (HB16)

     15 Download(s) So it’s farewell to President Aristide who hands over to his successor, René Préval, on February 7th. As…

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    Pot Threatens to Boil Over (HB15)

     14 Download(s) The patience of many thousands of Haitians finally snapped following the November 7th assassination of the Lavalas MP,…

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    One Step Forward, Two Steps Back (HB14)

     18 Download(s) Haiti’s parliamentary and local elections on June 25 resulted in a commanding victory for the Lavalas platform (PPL)…

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    Problems Not Solved by US Presence (HB 11)

     21 Download(s) There has been so little news in the mainstream media you could be forgiven for thinking that, with…

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    Military Calls Clinton’s Bluff (HB9)

     19 Download(s) Will the invasion of Haiti happen? Does anyone know? Does Clinton know? As we go to press, sources…

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    Is the US Serious? Shutting Down the Dominican-Haiti Border (HB8)

     17 Download(s) The United States has added teeth to the new United Nations sanctions imposed in May by announcing it…

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    Hundreds Slain in New Wave of Terror (HB7)

     16 Download(s) The body of a well-known Aristide supporter, Dady Pierre, murdered on 10 March in Cité Soleil was found…

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    Clampdown in Jérémie (HB6)

     15 Download(s) Last October, when the Haitian army refused to comply with the UN-brokered accord to restore democracy, the international…

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    Mourning Democracy in Haiti (HB5)

     15 Download(s) Before the September 1991 coup d’état, 1,500 sacks of charcoal per month were shipped from Jérémie on the western…

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    UN’s Plan for Haiti is On Again (HB4)

     14 Download(s) Coup leaders say yes – or is it maybe? The United Nations plan to end the political deadlock…

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    Mayor of Port-au-Prince to Address London Haiti Conference (HB3)

     11 Download(s) Mayor Evans Paul is a founder and leading spokesman for the Front for National Change and Democracy, Haiti’s most…

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    Haiti: National Tragedy, International Scandal (HB2)

     7 Download(s) “The dogs eat the bodies very quickly” – Haitian peasant at Titanyen body dump “This is unique, horrifyingly…

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    The Haiti Support Campaign (HB1)

     10 Download(s) Haiti is so close to the enormously rich United States of America – a plane ride from the…

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