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    A revolutionary legacy: Haiti and Toussaint Louverture

    The British Museum, in association with the The Asahi Shimbun newspaper, presents: A revolutionary legacy: Haiti and Toussaint Louverture. This temporary spotlight display…

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    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…

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    80 Years On: Revisiting the Massacre

    This article originally appeared on NPR on October 7, 2017. The piece was written by Marlon Bishop and Tatiana Fernández. You…

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    Fighting for Freedom

    The Haitian Revolution (1791-1804) heralded the beginning of the end of slavery in the Western Hemisphere, and the overthrow of…

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    Celebrating 25 Years of the Haiti Support Group!

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    Akala Presents: Legacies of the Haitian Revolution

    Black Studies at Birmingham City University to host the latest Malcolm X Study Circle in collaboration with the Harambee Organisation of…

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    80 Years Onwards: the Haitian /Dominican Border

  • 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)…

  • Death of U.S.-Backed Ex-Dictator “Baby Doc” Duvalier

    Democracy Now: Death of U.S.-Backed Ex-Dictator "Baby Doc" Duvalier Won’t End Haitian Victims’ Quest for Justice Democracy Now gives its…

  • NEWS FLASH: way paved for “Baby Doc” Duvalier to stand trial

    HSG NEWS FLASH: way paved for “Baby Doc” Duvalier to stand trial Source: The Miami Herald, 20th February 2014 By…

  • The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference 2013

    The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference, Liverpool To mark seventy-five years of C.L.R. James’s pioneering anticolonial classic The Black…

  • Haitian legal system drags its heels in Duvalier case

    March 21,2013  Catherine Porter, Toronto Star original article here Alleged torture victim keeps waiting for chance to testify against Jean-Claude…

  • 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…

  • U.S. Holds Key to Duvalier Prosecution

    March 1, 2013  Fran Quigley, Counterpunch original article here I am in the courtroom for a hearing on the cases…

  • Duvalier Must Face Justice

    March 4, 2013  Bill O'Neill, Miami Herald original article here After 27 years and 21 days, former dictator and President-for-Life…

  • Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier Hospitalised

    March 5, 2012  News 24 original article here Port-au-prince - An attorney for Jean-Claude Duvalier said on Monday that his…

  • Former Haitian Dictator Denies Abuses at Historic Hearing

    March 1, 2013  Jane Regan, Milot Milfort (IPS) original article here For the first time ever, on Thursday Haiti's former…

  • Double standards: The UN Condemns Baby Doc, but Exonerates Itself

    March 2, 2013 The Economist original story here  IN THE span of a few hours on February 21st, the United…

  • Duvalier Hearing Could be Historic Despite U.S. Obstruction

    February 20, 2013  Centre for Economic and Policy Research original article here In Argentina, Guatemala, Peru and other countries in…

  • Human Rights Advocates: Pursue Charges Against ‘Baby Doc’

    February 6, 2013  Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald original story here There is growing anxiety among human rights groups and victims…

  • WikiLeaks Cables: Did the US Green-Light Duvalier’s Return in 2011?

    February 6, 2013  Kim Ives, Haiti Liberté original article here   Feb. 7, 2013 promises to be a hot day…

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    Better Class of Dictator? Rebelling against Lies and Illegalities

    From Haiti Briefing 73 (Haiti Support Group, February 2013) The full Briefing (and previous editions) can be downloaded for free here (you…

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    Learning from past mistakes in Haiti

    January 11, 2013  Nelson rosales, The Record.com original article here Haiti is back in the news. The third anniversary of…

  • Amnesty Slams Haitian Judiciary for Dropping Duvalier Case

    Caribbean News Now!, 2 February 2012 LONDON, England -- Haiti’s judicial authorities have dealt yet another blow to the victims of…

  • Haïti-Duvalier : Un an d’impunité et de mépris des victimes de la dictature

    Photo: Baby Doc at Parquet 18/01/12 - ©InfoHaiti.net Par Edner Fils Décime P-au-P, 19 janv. 2012 --- Révolte, frustration,…

  • Faces from Haiti’s Brutal Regime Return

    By Trenton Daniel, Associated Press, 24 October 2011 New president has advisers from era of ‘Baby Doc’ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti —…

  • Reports on Aristide’s return to Haiti

    Photo: Part of the crowd just in front of Aristide mansion in Tabarre, 18/03/2011 - © mediahacker Aristide makes triumphant Haiti…

  • Aristide Return: Haiti Spoiler or Savior?

    Photo: Aristide Posters, May 2010 - © Ben Piven © Reuters - By Joseph Guyler Delva - February, 17 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters)…

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    Singer Faces Former First Lady in Presidential Runoff

    The Miami Herald - By Jacqueline Charles and Trenton Daniel - February 3, 2011  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's presidential runoff election…

  • Baby Doc’s Return to Haiti Revives Dark Memories of Duvalier Era

    Photo: Baby Doc when in power (1975) - © Corbis/a-birdie Los Angeles Times, by Allyn Gaestel, January 26, 2011 Jean-Claude…

  • Country’s Birth Celebrated Amid Crisis

    Photo: President Preval - © NewsHour BY JACQUELINE CHARLES, Miami Herald, Jan. 02, 2011 Gonaïves - Some 207 years after…

  • New Radio Play on Haitian Revolution

    Toussaint L'Ouverture A new radio play about the Haitian revolution will be broadcast on the UK station Galaxy radio over…

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    Conference: From Duvalier to Preval: Haiti Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

    On 21/22 June 2010 the Institute of the Americas and the David Nicholls Trust held a very useful Conference “From…

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    History of Haiti: An Overview

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    Timeline of Haitian Politics

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    Reality of Post-Aristide Haiti

    Reality of Post-Aristide Haiti. UN force unable to stem violence in chaotic Haiti – Chicago Tribune, December 2004 PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti…

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    Summary of Key HSG Events 1992-2000

    The Haiti Support Group was launched in 1992 at a meeting at the House of Commons (British Parliament). There follows…

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