HSG Analysis & Comment

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    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…

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    Phillip Wearne – A Tribute from the Haiti Support Group

    Phillip Wearne – A Tribute “The people have spoken – the bastards!” muttered a US Embassy official at the count…

  • 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,…

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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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    David Nicholls Memorial Trust Annual Lecture: Podcast

    David Nicholls Memorial Trust (DNMT) Annual Lecture: ‘New’ Governors of the Dew – Professor Andrew Leak, University College London On…

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    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…

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    Raoul Peck Chronicles of an Exile Film Series

    Our Raoul Peck Chronicles of an Exile Film Series continues at the Institut Français in Edinburgh. For more information, please…

  • Haiti Support Group to Present at “I Am Not Your Negro” Screening

    Cinema | “I Am Not Your Negro“ Tuesday 18 April 18:30-20:30 Part of the Raoul Peck, Chronicles of an Exile Film Series…

  • 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…

  • Haitians Deserve the Truth over UN’s Role in Cholera Epidemic

    The 9,200 Haitians killed and more than 800,000 seriously sickened by the UN’s grossly negligent introduction of cholera to Haiti…

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    Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis

    Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis Cholera Update On 17 August 2016 journalist Jonathan Katz broke the…

  • 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)…

  • Election update: the “international community” gives its orders

    Haiti’s CEP (Provisional Electoral Council) has postponed sine die the second round of the presidential and legislative elections that had…

  • Our Features in Latin America Bureau

    The Haiti Support Group regularly features on the Latin America Bureau webpage. Here are some links to our stories: A…

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    Electoral Farce. But who is laughing?

    Today marks the sixth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake and the country’s future is looking bleaker than ever: Fraudulent practices by party…

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    Fixing Elections: A Beginner’s Guide

    Beginner’s Guide to Fixing Elections. It is not always possible to control the outcome of an election (remember 1990?!). The…

  • Thomson Reuters: Haiti Troubles

    Original article published by Thomson Reuters Foundation News available here. AT A GLANCE Haiti was the world’s first black republic…

  • Constitutional Bombshell: 1 Year On in the Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Constitutional Court Bombshell: One Year On The 23rd September 2014 marks one year to the day that the…

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    Miners Next Door: New Haiti Support Group Briefing Out Now!

    New Haiti Briefing Out Now! The Miners Next Door The Haiti Support Group's Haiti Briefing no. 77 is out now.…

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    New Haiti Briefing Out Now! Stateless in the Caribbean

    New Haiti Briefing Out Now! Stateless in the Caribbean The Haiti Support Group's latest Haiti Briefing no. 76 is now…

  • Killing Highlights Real Danger for Human Rights Defenders in Haiti

    Killing of Human Rights Organiser and his Wife Highlights Real and Present Danger for Human Rights Defenders in Haiti An…

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    The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake

    The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake Source: CNN World January 10, 2014 Report by Chiara Linguori, Special to CNN. Article…

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    Caracol: None of Your Business – Haiti Briefing 75

    New Release: Haiti Briefing 75 - Caracol: None of Your Business The latest issue of the Haiti Briefing, the Haiti…

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    Reconstructing Haiti: Our Comments

    HSG Comments on "Reconstructing Haiti"   HSG Executive Committee members Andy Leak and Mario Gousse took part in an expert…

  • Reflections on the Reconstruction

    March 26, 2013  Ayiti Kale Je/Haiti Grassroots watch For full article with illustrations and links, click here   Haitian and…

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    Attaining Proper Food Security

    Attaining Proper Food Security From Haiti Support Group’s Haiti Briefing no 72 (October 2012) Attaining Proper Food Security Means Demanding Effective Food…

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    Martelly and Washington Push For Another “Electoral Hold-Up”

    March 20, 2013  Kim Ives, Haiti Liberté original article here March 20, 2013 marks the second anniversary of a patently…

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    Contracting Cholera. What the UN Owes Haiti

    March 20, 2013  Isabeau Doucet, The Nation original article here I contracted cholera by the breezy beaches of Port Salut,…

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    Haitian Sweatshops: Made in the U.S.A.

    March 21, 2013  Fran Quigley, In These Times original article here When the shift changes in the late afternoon, thousands…

  • Is USAID Mainly Serving U.S. Interests?

    March 19, 2013  Center for Economic and Policy Research original article here An op-ed in Bloomberg Businessweek yesterday lays out…

  • 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…

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    Caracol Industrial Park: Worth the risk?

    March 7, 2013  Kale Je/Haiti Grassroots Watch original article here Caracol and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 7 March 2013 – Last October,…

  • A Tale of Two NGOs: In Haiti, Disaster Aid or Aid Disaster?

    March 6, 2013  Beverly Bell, The WIP original article here Three years after the deadly earthquake in Haiti, what 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…

  • Haiti Support Group Letter to the Guardian on UN & Cholera

    Haiti Support Group Letter to the Guardian re. UN & Cholera The following letter was written by Phillip Wearne of…

  • 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…

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    UN Behaviour Far Cry from Conscience of the World

    March 3, 2013  Ian Birrell, The Guardian original article here The organisation ducked responsibility for the cholera outbreak in denial…

  • UN fails to get its hands clean in Haiti

    March 3, 2013  Paul McGeough The Age original article here And they wonder why people throw bombs. The United Nations…

  • Cholera in Haiti: Murder by Foreigners with Internal Support

    February 27, 2013  Etant Dupain, Let Haiti Live original article here Finally, through its response to the legal complaint brought…

  • 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…

  • Government “free school” Program – A Victory?

      February 13, 2013  Haiti Kale Je/Grassroots Watchoriginal article here The Program for Universal Free and Obligatory Education (Programme de…

  • The Promise, Politics and Profit of Primary Education for All

    From Haiti Briefing 73 (February 2013) The full Briefing (and previous editions) can be downloaded free here (you may need…

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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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    Phoenix Project… born again?

    January 21, 2013 Kale Je/Grassroots watch original article here Port-au-Prince, HAITI, 22 January 2013 – For more than two years,…

  • Challenging EU on Rule of Law & Human Rights in Haiti

    Haiti Support Group Challenges EU on Rule of Law and Human Rights in Haiti Update: By 11 January 2013, two…

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    Outsourcing sovereignty – Interview with Justin Podur on Haiti’s New Dictatorship

    January 1, 2013  Isabeau Doucet, briarpatch magazine original article here An interview with Justin Podur on Haiti's new dictatorship During…

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