Media, Comment and Analysis from the Haiti Support Group
Comments and analysis. Longer articles selected by the Haiti Support Group editorial team for their strength in analysing and presenting aspects of life in Haiti.
We hope that these insights will help offer readers a more profound understanding of Haiti, its culture and unique history and how these issues relate to contemporary issues in the country.
We do our best to amplify the voices of Haitian civil society organisations genuinely committed to empowering the poor majority, whether they are trade unions, women’s organisations, peasant groups, neighbourhood associations or others.
Our team of Haiti watchers includes grassroots activists and campaigners, members of the Haitian Diaspora, legal experts, journalists, academics and development specialists.
The Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery & the Haiti Support Group Present: Haiti Now and Then
Mario Gousse, Patrick Sylvain and Tamlynn Torchon discuss recent events in Haiti in the context of the country’s long history.
Haiti: Why 2021 is and is not 2010
Haitian resistance is emerging against a repeat of the aid failures following the 2010 earthquake response. Original article here. Written
Haiti Earthquake: An Update from the Haiti Support Group
Yesterday a fatal earthquake struck Haiti’s southern peninsula, measuring 7.2 on the Richter Scale. Current reports tell us that at
Haiti’s revolutionary and intellectual history has lessons for the future
This article first appeared in The Conversation and is written by our HSG Exec Member Dr Rachel Douglas. Original text
Press Release: Jovenel Moïse Assassination and Emergency Meeting
Press Release: Jovenel Moïse AssassinationThursday 8th July, 2021. The Haiti Support Group is shocked and saddened to learn of the
BREAKING NEWS: President Moïse Assassinated at Private Residence
It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart here at the Haiti Support Group to confirm today that President
Haiti Support Group: Oxfam works with ‘culture of impunity’
Original article by Angus Randall of Talk Radio here The Haiti Support Group has accused Oxfam of having a “culture
The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan? Haiti Really Deserves Better than this…
“I don’t think I’ve ever heard a positive news story about Haiti.” said the comedian Romesh Ranganathan before his recent trip
Doing “good” in Haiti: our response to the Oxfam scandal
A Statement from Antony Stewart, Chair of the Haiti Support Group This week, as Chair of the Haiti Support Group,
UPDATE: Donald Trump and Haiti. Help us shut his comments down
UPDATE, 12th January 2018: Today marks eight years after the Léogâne Earthquake and Trump is, once again, spewing garbage about Haiti
Mission Accomplished? UN Blamed for Cholera in Haiti
Significant outbreaks of cholera had never been recorded in Haiti before 2010. But then UN peacekeepers dumped raw sewage into
Puerto Rico Needs Help, But Not Like Haiti
FÈ ATENSYON. Haiti 2010 is not the intervention model you want for Puerto Rico. Last month, hurricanes Irma and Maria
Sexual Exploitation and Abuse at the Hands of the UN
The following is the introduction to an investigative report conducted by independent researcher Mark Snyder entitled “Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
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
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,
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
Help Victims Hold UN to Account
Help victims hold UN to account. In mid-October 2010, the worst cholera epidemic in the world erupted in Haiti. Numerous