Delivering on the Elections: Haiti Grassroots Watch – Not “free,” not “fair,” not “democracy,” not “reconstruction” All over the internet, and
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A representative of a Haitian workers’ organisationhas completed a two week trip to Europe to make contact with garment workers’ unions and campaigning groups.
Rebuilding in Haiti Lags After Billions in Post-Quake Aid. By Deborah Sontag www.nytimes.com, published: December 23, 2012 Original article here
Editorial comment: The following interview with Ricardo Seitenfus, outgoing representative in Haiti of the Organisation of American States (OAS), by the Swiss daily “Le Temps”, is a rare but welcome admission, by a top official of one of the intergovernmental organisations that have for decades exercised a disproportionate influence in Haiti, how many of the policies of the “international community” have failed Haiti, and that finally it is time for them to give room to the development of a “Haitian vision for reconstruction”.
Photo: President Preval – © NewsHour
BY JACQUELINE CHARLES, Miami Herald, Jan. 02, 2011
Gonaïves – Some 207 years after their enslaved ancestors broke the shackles of slavery, Haitians commemorated their country’s birth as the world’s first black republic amid crisis and uncertainty.
Photo: Ballot boxes, 28/11/2010 – © Joris Willems
By Mark Weisbrot and Jake Johnston
A draft copy of the Organization of American States (OAS) Report on Haiti’s election, “Organization of American States Expert Verification Mission, President Election — First Round 2010 — Final Report,”1 was leaked to the press last week, and the Center for Economic and Policy Research posted a copy on its website after receiving it from a different source. The report was formally presented to Haitian president Rene Préval on January 13.
Photo: Baby Doc when in power (1975) – © Corbis/a-birdie
Los Angeles Times, by Allyn Gaestel, January 26, 2011
Jean-Claude Duvalier’s unexpected return to Haiti after 25 years has awakened the ghosts of his repressive rule.
Nov 1, 2012 Anastasia Moloney, Alertnet original article here Years of neglect of agriculture and disaster prevention in Haiti, coupled with
Mobilization against Martelly: Point of No Return? October 10, 2012, by Yves Pierre-louis, Haïti liberté. Original article Workers, peasants, teachers, and the
Ansel Herz Reply to Call for UN troops to Remain in Haiti On 20 September, Mark Schneider, President of the