HAITI NEWS ARCHIVES

Consult our articles and features from the last 20 years

Consult and read all of the Haiti Support Group’s articles, reports and updates over the past twenty years.

Annual Report: Amnesty International 2016-2017
Gina Athena Ulysse to Visit Newcastle
The Jacobin Reports: Haiti’s Eroding Democracy
Interview with the Haiti Support Group: Sputnik Radio
Seven Years On: Haiti Earthquake
Holding the UN to account for Haiti Cholera
Inconvenient Truth: Hurricane Matthew & Cholera
Hurricane Matthew: An Update from the Haiti Support Group
Help Victims Hold UN to Account
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Democracy Discouraged: HSG Report on 2015 Elections
Unwanted Gifts: A Concise History of Harming Haiti
Haitians Deserve the Truth over UN’s Role in Cholera Epidemic
Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis
Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Crisis: UN Acknowledges Role
European Union and Haiti: Everyday Neocolonialism?
Annual General Meeting July 2016: the Haiti Support Group
Political Crisis in Haiti Worsens: Presidential Deadline Missed
Caribbean Regional Seminar in London
Election update: the “international community” gives its orders
Our Features in Latin America Bureau
Electoral Farce. But who is laughing?
Fixing Elections: A Beginner’s Guide
Inigo Gilmore Channel 4 News Update: Haiti Cholera Crisis
Webinar: Haiti Elections Crisis
London Rally for Haiti: Global Women’s Strike Take Action
Mining Report Launch: Byen Konte, Mal Kalkile?
Writing the Border – Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Reparations for Slavery: A Film and Public Debate
Dominican Republic Crisis
Thomson Reuters: Haiti Troubles
BBC on the Haiti earthquake: Did appeal money make a difference?
New Internationalist Special Edition. Haiti: Two Years On
Books on Haiti: Recommendations from the Haiti Support Group
Immune. Immoral. Illegal? Cholera & Haiti
EPAs: What do they offer Haiti?
USAID still falls short on Haitian agriculture
Toussaint Louverture! Finally a Feature Film!
Paramilitarism in Haiti continues … and is the US (once more) lending a helping hand?
Rescuing Haitian rice production – when will there be the political will?
What Tom Paine may teach us on Haitian politics
Anti-Haitian propaganda in the interests of western imperialism?
“15 Minutes to Leave” – New Report on Haiti Housing Crisis
Constitutional Bombshell: 1 Year On in the Dominican Republic
Miners Next Door: New Haiti Support Group Briefing Out Now!
Human Rights Situation Update
UN Rejects Recommendations to Change Medical Protocols
Saving Haiti and Leaving Behind a Disaster…
City University of New York: Haiti Conference
Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government
Co-operative Agrikol Bab, Montaca, San Marc
Kidnapping and threats. Continuing violations of the rights of Haiti’s journalists
Review of “Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance”
Annual General Meeting 2015: An Invitation
Food and the Multinational Takeover: The Global Fight for Food Sovereignty
Grave Violation of the Right to Water in Haiti
Killing Highlights Real Danger for Human Rights Defenders in Haiti
Urgent Action: Amnesty International
Caracol: None of Your Business – Haiti Briefing 75
Au Peuple D’Hayti: The Discovery of Haiti’s Historic Document
Return of the de factos
Protest the physical abuse of Haitian workers in Port-au-Prince sweatshops!
Sowing the seeds for a grassroots revival
Aristide Statement to International Press
Solidarity with the Dominican People
Sony Esteus and Community Radio in Haiti
Economist Reports: Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic
Cholera Crisis in Haiti, Four Years on from Disaster
Murderous Charade: Haiti Briefing 74 – UN response to Cholera Epidemic
Doing ‘Good’ in Haiti: A Guide
Haiti Earthquake 3rd Anniversary Commemoration
Filing for Divorce From the U.S.
Foreign-led Commission now governs Haiti
Wyclef Jean’s uncle to run for president of Haiti
Judge Deems UN Immune from Lawsuit for Haiti Cholera Disaster
Human Rights Council Report on the Dominican Republic
Amnesty International – Failure to Deal with Consequences of Natural Disaster
Urban Botox in Haiti
Urban Botox in Haiti
Appeal to protect earthquake victims: Amnesty International
First Observations on Port-au-Prince Streets
Haitian organisations denounce US occupying forces
Post-Earthquake Disaster in Haiti
Submissions: UN Security Council
Crises in Haiti Post-Hurricane Reveal International Priorities
Impressions on reactions to the election results
Evictions Camp Report Out Now
Duvalier Departs. Martelly’s Duvalierism Marches On.
Pushed out for airing dirty laundry?
Medical and Field Support Protocols
Brussels Activities, December/January 2010
Haiti: IMF Cancels Debt
Vodou Blacksmiths in Haiti
Death of U.S.-Backed Ex-Dictator “Baby Doc” Duvalier
Aid to Haiti: “Troubling” Lack of Transparency
Dying in a closing Cholera Treatment Centre
Advocacy for Haitian Women on BBC’s Woman’s Hour
No Presidency for Wyclef
Van Rompuy in Haiti this Week – An Update
Haiti’s constitution needs revision
STOP PRESS: Duvalierist Diktat and Disdain
Comments on the run-off election on 20 March
Earthquake Survivors Demonstrate regarding camp conditions
New Haiti Briefing Out Now! Stateless in the Caribbean
Stitched Up: the Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion Launch!
Reflections on the Reconstruction
UN Confronts Cholera in Haiti with New Initiative but Few Specifics
Real Elections Winner?
Candidates for 2010 Presidential Elections
Fear for Safety of Human Rights Defender: Urgent Action
Martelly and Washington Push For Another “Electoral Hold-Up”
Foreign policy chief urged to aid accountability
Violence marring Haiti’s recovery
Neglected islanders resist plan for Haiti tourism revival
Contracting Cholera. What the UN Owes Haiti
Special Edition New Internationalist: Haiti Two Years On
USIP event highlights failures of the West in “state-building” in Haiti
Report from Batay Ouvriye Demonstration
Seitenfus: Haiti’s Doctored Elections from the Inside
Haitian Sweatshops: Made in the U.S.A.
New Book, Old Paul Farmer: Discuss
One year on – Haitian CSO ITECA speaks truth to power in UK parliament
Délégation APP/UE : Haïti doit rester une priorité
NEWS FLASH: way paved for “Baby Doc” Duvalier to stand trial
Is USAID Mainly Serving U.S. Interests?
Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims
Dominican Republic had “better dictators than Haiti”
Haïti-Etats-Unis/Agriculture – Formation de paysans
Beauty That Plays Hard to Get (To)
Duvalier on Trial: Justice or Joke?
Housing Disaster exposed by Haitian CSO FRAKKA
Earthquake One-Year On: Haitians on Haiti
Work resumes Seven Months after Quake
Haiti’s wealth of untapped mining resources must benefit the poor
Caracol Industrial Park: Worth the risk?
Farcical Hearing at IACHR on Gender Violence in Haiti camps
HSG Election blog
HSG Election blog
Haiti’s Presidential Candidates’ Quest for Unity. For now.
Press TV Interview
Reality of Post-Aristide Haiti
The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake
A Tale of Two NGOs: In Haiti, Disaster Aid or Aid Disaster?
Haiti Advocacy Week in Washington
Beyond Incredible! Original Haitian Declaration of Independence Discovered in London
Just 2 percent of quake debris in Haiti cleared
Group 184 a ruling class front
The Guardian Reports: Where is US Aid Money Going?
Haiti Support Group Letter to the Guardian on UN & Cholera
Haiti Advocacy Week raises Haiti profile in Congress
Camp Dwellers in New Demonstrations
Four Years On: Post-Earthquake Facts and Figures
Duvalier Must Face Justice
OAS with “shopping list” for Martelly
Few Answers at Presidential Debate
Prison massacre – urgent action
New Investigation: Post-Disaster Housing Projects
UN Behaviour Far Cry from Conscience of the World
Beverly Bell on Disaster Capitalism in Haiti
Katz: Haiti Accord “paves way” for Korean Factories
Growing Intolerance of a Free Media
Infographic. Still in Shock: Haiti after the Earthquake
Double standards: The UN Condemns Baby Doc, but Exonerates Itself
US: Unrealistic to Expect Immediate Quake Recovery
Storm kills five, adds to homeless misery in Haiti
Amnesty International Calls for Urgent Action on Families Forcibly Evicted
UN fails to get its hands clean in Haiti
Michaelle Jean: An Enlightened Force from the Diaspora
Martelly Disguises Inexperience with Easy Charm
Reuters Reports: World Bank Envoy Criticizes Lack of Transparency in Haiti Oil Programme
How U.N. Caused Haiti’s Cholera Crisis – and Won’t Be Held Responsible
Storm shreds aging tents in Haiti earthquake camps
Wage Hike in Haiti Doesn’t Address Factory Abuses
U.S. Holds Key to Duvalier Prosecution
Michaelle Jean takes her campaign to the OAS
Assembly plants are no quick fix after the quake
Haiti still waiting for pledged US aid
Jean Dominique Murder Case
The Earthquake. Our Assessment
CARICOM and the OECS Condemn DR Nationality Ruling
Cholera in Haiti: Murder by Foreigners with Internal Support
Haiti taps Prince Charles charity for city makeover
Politicisation of the Haitian National Police
Haitian Protesters Demand President Resign
Duvalier Hearing Could be Historic Despite U.S. Obstruction
No New Beginning as yet Haiti experts tell Washington
Lawmakers Urge Clinton to Ensure Haiti Elections are Inclusive
Two Questioned in Connection with Jean Dominique Killing
Aid or Trade? The Nefarious Effects of U.S. Policies
Government “free school” Program – A Victory?
Voice from Haiti: “We’re Tired of Living in Tents”
Justice pour Jean Dominique et Jean Claude Louissaint!
The Promise, Politics and Profit of Primary Education for All
12 January 2012: Year Zero + 2
Haiti: Still trapped in the Emergency Phase
OAS Visit Dominican Republic after Citizenship Ruling
Better Class of Dictator? Rebelling against Lies and Illegalities
Martin Luther King’s Birthday: 15 January 2012
Uncoordinated and Unworkable Plan: Haiti Grassroots Watch Reports
Legal Limbo for Dominicans of Haitian Descent
Brussels Expert Meeting: Rhetoric and Reality
Reports on Haiti’s Cholera Outbreak
The Dominican Ruling which could Leave Thousands Stateless
Phoenix Project… born again?
HSG Advocacy on EU aid: Looking for Light at the End of the Chunnel
European Commission provides update on its financial aid to Haiti
Haitian Garment Workers Shortchanged on Pay
Outsourcing sovereignty – Interview with Justin Podur on Haiti’s New Dictatorship
Speaking Out, Paying the Price: Two Years On
HSG at House of Commons Commemoration of 12 Jan 2010 Earthquake
OEA et le Gouvernement d’Haïti annoncent US$1,5m au projet de cadastre
International Press Supports Cholera Claim
Subsidizing Starvation
Subsidizing Starvation
What binds the US, French and Haitian revolutions together?
Beyani Looking for IDP Solutions
Nepalese peacekeepers accused of bringing disease as Tropical Storm Tomas approaches
Peacekeepers Remain in Haiti Another Year
Learning from past mistakes in Haiti
Breaking News: Haiti cholera matches South Asian strain
Haitian Cholera Victims Sue UN for Gross Negligence
Letter From Haiti: Life in the Ruins
A New World Bank Doctor for Haiti?
Haiti ‘got very lucky’ as Tomas Skirted Island
Haitian Grassroots Groups Wary of “Attractive” Mining Law
Tumultuous Year Ahead in Haiti
MEPs: EU spending in Haiti requires serious improvements
Surge of Cholera Feared in Haiti’s Crowded Capital
Reconstruction’s Massive Slum Will Cost “Hundreds Of Millions”
Haiti’s Increasingly Hidden Displacement Disaster
Total Sum of IADB and World Bank Ambitions for Haiti
Next Haitian President: Who Will It Be?
How Human Rights Can Save Haiti
May 1, Labour Day: “Work Yes! Slavery No!”
Anger Erupts at UN as Cholera Toll Nears 1,000
Haiti-Dominican Republic Trade: Exports or Exploits?
Shit Step: Helping MINUSTAH with their Inquiries
Beyond Wyclef: What Haitians Want From Elections
World Bank “Success” Undermines Haitian Democracy
World Banking: All Change?
Delivering on the Elections: Haiti Grassroots Watch
Rebuilding in Haiti Lags After Billions in Post-Quake Aid
Ground Control to EU
Protests Erupt as Haiti Election goes to Run-Off
Summary of Key HSG Events 1992-2000
Reappraising Vodou in Haiti
The U.N.’s Haitian Shell Game
Tackling Global Poverty: Where Next for Brussels?
The EU and Civil Society: Where to from Here?
The Poor always Pay: Electoral Crisis in Haiti
Interview: Noam Chomsky on Latin America
Clinton Struggles on with Interim Reconstruction Commission
More pressure needed to get clean water
MEPs fight for progress on Budget Control Report
OAS Haiti Chief describes failures of international organisations in Haiti
Shame on the UN for cholera epidemic
Olympic Records – Lamothe Style
Film Review:  Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?
Country’s Birth Celebrated Amid Crisis
Paramilitaries, Cronyism and Corruption – Popular Democracy Under Attack
OAS Analysis: Mission’s Draft Final Report on Haiti’s Election
Haiti’s Misery before Sandy
Baby Doc’s Return to Haiti Revives Dark Memories of Duvalier Era
Singer Faces Former First Lady in Presidential Runoff
Hurricane Sandy exposes Haiti’s agriculture and environment woes
NGOs in Haiti face new questions about their effectiveness
The NGO Republic of Haiti
National Forum for Decentralisation Discusses Way Forward
MINUSTAH’s Upcoming Renewal: Setback for Democracy in Haiti
Aristide Return: Haiti Spoiler or Savior?
Mobilization against Martelly: Point of No Return?
Les Organismes de Droits Humains Déplorent le Mépris des Autorités …
Haiti’s Constitutional Horror Show
Climate Change Worry in Struggling Haiti
Ansel Herz Reply to Call for UN troops to Remain in Haiti
Personality, not Politics, Divides Haiti’s Presidential Candidates
Haiti’s Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis
CIRH a échoué dans sa mission, selon la POHDH
Housing Exposition Exposes Waste, Cynicism
Worrying Increase in Intimidation of Journalists
Haiti and the Shock Doctrine
Reports on Aristide’s return to Haiti
Reviving Haiti’s Army would Harm Democracy
Considérations au Niveau des Secteurs de Droits Humains
The Creole Connection: New Orleans, Haiti and Catastrophe
Delays and Irregularities Mark ‘Smooth’ Election Day
Hunger Games: Food Policy Disaster Bites Hands that Feed
Settlement Camps: Many Leaving
Attaining Proper Food Security
Haitian elections: split reactions to Martelly victory
Gold Rush in Haiti
Gold Rush in Haiti
Rebuilding Funds: Grassroots Groups
Martelly: Making the Grade?
Réclamons la disparition de la CIRH
Money: Where has it Gone?
Haitians Forced Out of Tents to Homes Just as Precarious
Haiti Brief on Political Situation March 2012
Delays Certifying Election Results
Post-quake US Food Aid Hurt Haiti Farmers
Civil Society Demands End to IHRC Mandate
Seeding Reconstruction or Destruction?
Verdict: Cholera Outbreak Originated in UN Camp
Haitian Diaspora Allowed to Vote
‘Killing Democracy’ in Haiti, Canadian-Style
Army Revival Planned for Haiti
Return of Aristide: Homecoming or Comeback?
Refugee Camps: Haitian Mayor’s Office Vows to Destroy Them All
Schools Key to Recovery
Cholera in Haiti Surges in Storm Areas
Haiti Needs Social Housing Policy
Threats of Eviction After Death in Camp
Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti
Behind Closed Doors of Port-au-Prince “Reconstruction”
Selling Subordination as Stabilization – Report by International Action Ties
Haïti-Choléra: Les mouvements sociaux dénoncent “la passivité” de la Minustah
Martelly PM Pick had Rocky Tenure as Top Cop
Getting their Reward on Earth: Haitian Social Movements and Reconstruction
How to write about Haiti
Relocalisation Complexe: 450 Familles Sinistrées du Stade National
Haitian refugee camps model future society
Haïti: Clinton, décoré et remis en selle
No Major Haiti Risk Seen from Wyclef Election Bar
Civil Society Speaks Out on Camp Expulsions
Port-au-Prince or Port-au-President?
Discours du Président Martelly à la CIRH
Citizen Mobilisation for Haiti Housing
Travaux de Refonte de la Loi Électorale encore Incertaines
Plus Ça Change – The Republic of NGOs, But Which Ones?
Hurricane Emily’s Near-Miss Too Close for IDPs
“We’ve lost the battle – but not the war” – Post-Earthquake Haiti
Overwhelming Majority Living in Displacement Camps
Haïti: 100 jours sans aucun gouvernement formel
Gary Conille est officiellement désigné Premier Ministre
Qualifying after the Quake: Haiti Soccer’s World Cup Dream
Conille gets Crucial Nod in Haiti
Des organisations des droits humains exhortent la présidence
Housing Coalition submits Demands to Senate
Ending Intimidation of Textile Workers: Campaign
Britain wants to scale down MINUSTAH into a UNPOL mission
Police Academy Remains Unbuilt
Participation de l’Etat Haitien: l’Examen Periodique Universel
Over 5,000 Haitian Cholera Victims Sue UN
Five Years for Drop of Water
Faces from Haiti’s Brutal Regime Return
Pas encore de papiers pour les Dominicains dénationalisés
Ghost of Bloody Past Set for Revival
Study Suggests Homicides Dropping in Haiti Capital
Search for Sanctuary from Sexual Violence
Cholera Fallout: Can Haitians Sue the U.N. for the Epidemic?
Violation des droits humains des déplacés à Port-au-Prince
Where the Relief Money Did and Did Not Go – Haiti after the Quake
Home: From Displacement Camps to Community in Haiti
Haïti-Duvalier : Un an d’impunité et de mépris des victimes de la dictature
How Prioritizing Closure of IDP Camps Aids and Abets Illegal and Forcible Evictions
Amnesty Slams Haitian Judiciary for Dropping Duvalier Case
State-Of-The-Art Hospital Offers Hope For Haiti
Haïti-Sécurité publique : Manœuvres armées inquiétantes d’anciens militaires
Prime Minister: Haiti Donor Aid Needs Revision
Lettre ouverte des mouvements sociaux aux membres du Conseil de Sécurité
On Eve of Carnival, Political Crisis Looms
Les autorités satisfaites : Un mort et 130 blessés aux Cayes
Haiti’s Prime Minister Quits After 4 Months
Haiti Prime Minister Nominee Made Official
Le pouvoir dérive, la société civile sonne l’alarme
Clinton: UN Soldier Brought Cholera to Haiti
New Investigation – Shelters That Don’t Shelter the Needy
[Devastating Fire at] Camp Lycée Toussaint
Five Family Members Murdered in Port-au-Prince
La Population appelée à la Vigilance Contre Remobilisation d’Anciens Militaires
Bureaucratic Delays Stall Mass Cholera Vaccinations
Fighting Fire in Haiti
Haitian President Urged to Control Ex-Soldiers
Martelly impliqué dans un grave scandale de corruption, selon la presse dominicaine
UN sees Jump in Cholera Cases as Rainy Season Begins
IOM Direct Participation in Forced Evictions Raises Questions
Foreign Minister Approved as New Premier
Former Soldiers Demand Army Reinstatement
Haitian Workers Campaign against Slave Labour Conditions
Gold Rush in Haiti! – Who will get Rich?
UN Legacy In Haiti: Sex Scandals And Cholera
Constitutional changes to become law in Haiti a year after vote
Haitian Government to Relocate up to 200 Slum Dwellers
Earthquake Relief where Haiti wasn’t Broken
“Under Tents”: International Housing Campaign Launched
Cholera Case against UN Stalls
Brazil pledges to help Haiti build new army
Massacre at La Visite
Massacre at La Visite
Haïti-Politique : Le 5e conseil de gouvernement se tient aux Cayes
Tropical Storm Isaac: Victims fault government for not enough “concrete action”
Directorate General of Taxation (DGI) is “wrong” in the case of André Apaid
Ban Ki-moon Recommends Renewal of MINUSTAH Mandate
Tropical Storm Isaac Sparks Cholera Fears
Frakka exige la libération d’Elius Alfred et de Jean Louis Saint Fort
Des familles déplacées revendiquent des logements décents
400,000 Haitians Still displaced

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