The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference, Liverpool To mark seventy-five years of C.L.R. James’s pioneering anticolonial classic The Black
Double standards: The UN Condemns Baby Doc, but Exonerates itself. March 2, 2013 The Economist. Original story here IN THE
Duvalier Hearing Could be Historic Despite U.S. Obstruction. February 20, 2013 Centre for Economic and Policy Research. Original article here
What binds the US, French and Haitian revolutions together? HSG from Central Park, New York, 17-03-2012 To the New York
On 21/22 June 2010 the Institute of the Americas and the David Nicholls Trust held a very useful Conference “From Duvalier to Preval: Haiti Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”. The Conference covered a whole range of political, cultural and social issues. Click here for the full programme.
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: 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.