The Haiti Briefing is twenty-five years old this year! Published quarterly, since 1992, it provides our members, Haiti watchers and decision-makers with analysis of Haiti’s development issues, reflected through the voices of popular organisations on the ground.
The Haiti Briefing is available in English, French and Spanish, is the key publication of the Haiti Support Group. The Briefing covers a broad number of themes covering contemporary issues of interest in Haiti.
Our team of Haiti watchers includes grassroots activists and campaigners, members of the Haitian and Caribbean Diaspora, legal experts, journalists, academics and development specialists. We are always looking for new writers and contributors so please click here to contact a member of our editorial team.
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THE HAITI BRIEFING ARCHIVE - 25 YEARS OF GROUNDBREAKING REPORTING
Download PDF Before the September 1991 coup d'état, 1,500 sacks of charcoal per month were shipped from Jérémie on the western tip of Haiti's southern peninsular. Now, over two years later, that figure has risen to over 4,500. This simple statistic...
Download PDF Coup leaders say yes - or is it maybe? The United Nations plan to end the political deadlock in Haiti appeared to be back on course again after an eleventh hour volte-face by the coup leaders. The proposed plan, engineered over the preceding...
Download PDF Mayor Evans Paul is a founder and leading spokesman for the Front for National Change and Democracy, Haiti's most popular political party. The FNCD's candidate in the 1990 presidential election was Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Mr Paul was elected...
Download PDF "The dogs eat the bodies very quickly" - Haitian peasant at Titanyen body dump "This is unique, horrifyingly unique. It's the only case where we are forcibly turning people back to the custody of a regime which we have branded a gross violator...
Download PDF Haiti is so close to the enormously rich United States of America - a plane ride from the capital, Port-au-Prince, takes a mere 90 minutes to complete the trip to Miami. Yet Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas. Its population is...
GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (404:Not Found) Le gouvernement haïtien mise sur les récentes découvertes d’or et d’argent de son côté de la frontière pour sortir le pays de la dévastation causée...
GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (404:Not Found) « J’ai 28 ans et… je n’y suis jamais allée [en Haïti]. Je ne sais pas comment c’est…je n’y suis jamais allée parce que je suis née ici...» ...
GDE Error: Error retrieving file - if necessary turn off error checking (404:Not Found) Le Désastre d’une Politique Alimentaire qui s’en prend aux Producteurs ...