Bringing you in-depth analysis and debate from the Haiti Support Group Team

Comments and analysis. Longer articles selected by the Haiti Support Group editorial team for their strength in analysing and presenting aspects of life in Haiti.

We hope that these insights will help offer readers a more profound understanding of Haiti, its culture and unique history and how these issues relate to contemporary issues in the country.

We do our best to amplify the voices of Haitian civil society organisations genuinely committed to empowering the poor majority, whether they are trade unions, women’s organisations, peasant groups, neighbourhood associations or others.

Our team of Haiti watchers includes grassroots activists and campaigners, members of the Haitian Diaspora, legal experts, journalists, academics and development specialists.


Phillip Wearne – A Tribute from the Haiti Support Group
Doing “good” in Haiti: our response to the Oxfam scandal
UPDATE: Donald Trump and Haiti. Help us shut his comments down
David Nicholls Memorial Trust Annual Lecture: Podcast
Puerto Rico Needs Help, But Not Like Haiti
Raoul Peck Chronicles of an Exile Film Series
Interview with the Haiti Support Group: Sputnik Radio
Inconvenient Truth: Hurricane Matthew & Cholera
Hurricane Matthew: An Update from the Haiti Support Group
Unwanted Gifts: A Concise History of Harming Haiti
Haitians Deserve the Truth over UN’s Role in Cholera Epidemic
Pressure on the UN Mounts over Haiti Cholera Crisis
European Union and Haiti: Everyday Neocolonialism?
Inigo Gilmore Channel 4 News Update: Haiti Cholera Crisis
Election update: the “international community” gives its orders
Our Features in Latin America Bureau
Electoral Farce. But who is laughing?
Fixing Elections: A Beginner’s Guide
Incredible! Haitian Declaration of Independence Discovered
Leading Haitian Lawyer highlights rights crisis for earthquake victims
Foreign policy chief urged to aid accountability
Dominican Republic Crisis
Thomson Reuters: Haiti Troubles
Constitutional Bombshell: 1 Year On in the Dominican Republic
Miners Next Door: New Haiti Support Group Briefing Out Now!
New Haiti Briefing Out Now! Stateless in the Caribbean
Killing Highlights Real Danger for Human Rights Defenders in Haiti
The forgotten victims of Haiti’s earthquake
Caracol: None of Your Business – Haiti Briefing 75
Reconstructing Haiti: Our Comments
Murderous Charade: Haiti Briefing 74 – UN response to Cholera Epidemic
UN Rejects Recommendations to Change Medical Protocols
Doing ‘Good’ in Haiti: A Guide
Immune. Immoral. Illegal? Cholera & Haiti
Urban Botox in Haiti
Urban Botox in Haiti
Post-Earthquake Disaster in Haiti
Pushed out for airing dirty laundry?
Aid to Haiti: “Troubling” Lack of Transparency
Haiti’s Constitution Needs Revision
Reflections on the Reconstruction
Attaining Proper Food Security
Hunger Games: Food Policy Disaster Bites Hands that Feed
Saving Haiti and Leaving Behind a Disaster…
Submissions: UN Security Council
Medical and Field Support Protocols
Dying in a closing Cholera Treatment Centre
Martelly and Washington Push For Another “Electoral Hold-Up”
Contracting Cholera. What the UN Owes Haiti
Haitian Sweatshops: Made in the U.S.A.
Is USAID Mainly Serving U.S. Interests?
Duvalier on Trial: Justice or Joke?
Caracol Industrial Park: Worth the risk?
A Tale of Two NGOs: In Haiti, Disaster Aid or Aid Disaster?
U.S. Holds Key to Duvalier Prosecution
Haiti Support Group Letter to the Guardian on UN & Cholera
Duvalier Must Face Justice
UN Behaviour Far Cry from Conscience of the World
UN fails to get its hands clean in Haiti
Cholera in Haiti: Murder by Foreigners with Internal Support
How U.N. Caused Haiti’s Cholera Crisis – and Won’t Be Held Responsible
Double standards: The UN Condemns Baby Doc, but Exonerates Itself
Duvalier Hearing Could be Historic Despite U.S. Obstruction
Government “free school” Program – A Victory?
STOP PRESS: Duvalierist Diktat and Disdain
The Promise, Politics and Profit of Primary Education for All
Better Class of Dictator? Rebelling against Lies and Illegalities
Phoenix Project… born again?
EPAs: What do they offer Haiti?
Challenging EU on Rule of Law & Human Rights in Haiti
Outsourcing sovereignty – Interview with Justin Podur on Haiti’s New Dictatorship
Subsidizing Starvation
Subsidizing Starvation
Learning from past mistakes in Haiti
Letter From Haiti: Life in the Ruins
Tumultuous Year Ahead in Haiti
Haiti’s Increasingly Hidden Displacement Disaster
How Human Rights Can Save Haiti
Haiti-Dominican Republic Trade: Exports or Exploits?
World Bank “Success” Undermines Haitian Democracy
Rebuilding in Haiti Lags After Billions in Post-Quake Aid
The U.N.’s Haitian Shell Game
UN Confronts Cholera in Haiti with New Initiative but Few Specifics
Interview: Noam Chomsky on Latin America
More pressure needed to get clean water
USAID still falls short on Haitian agriculture
Shame on the UN for cholera epidemic
Toussaint Louverture! Finally a Feature Film!
City University of New York: Haiti Conference
Paramilitarism in Haiti continues … and is the US (once more) lending a helping hand?
Paramilitaries, Cronyism and Corruption – Popular Democracy Under Attack
Rescuing Haitian rice production – when will there be the political will?
What Tom Paine may teach us on Haitian politics
Haiti’s Misery before Sandy
Hurricane Sandy exposes Haiti’s agriculture and environment woes
The NGO Republic of Haiti
MINUSTAH’s Upcoming Renewal: Setback for Democracy in Haiti
Mobilization against Martelly: Point of No Return?
Haiti’s Constitutional Horror Show
Haiti’s Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis
Ansel Herz Reply to Call for UN troops to Remain in Haiti
Haiti and the Shock Doctrine
Housing Exposition Exposes Waste, Cynicism
Reviving Haiti’s Army would Harm Democracy
The Creole Connection: New Orleans, Haiti and Catastrophe
Gold Rush in Haiti
Gold Rush in Haiti
Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government
Olympic Records – Lamothe Style
Special Edition New Internationalist: Haiti Two Years On
Film Review: Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?
MEPs fight for progress on Budget Control Report
Tackling Global Poverty: Where Next for Brussels?
Martelly: Making the Grade?
Money: Where has it Gone?
The EU and Civil Society: Where to from Here?
May 1, Labour Day: “Work Yes! Slavery No!”
Shit Step: Helping MINUSTAH with their Inquiries
World Banking: All Change?
Ground Control to EU
Total Sum of IADB and World Bank Ambitions for Haiti
MEPs: EU spending in Haiti requires serious improvements
A New World Bank Doctor for Haiti?
What binds the US, French and Haitian revolutions together?
Haiti Brief on Political Situation March 2012
Beyani Looking for IDP Solutions
Post-quake US Food Aid Hurt Haiti Farmers
Martin Luther King’s Birthday: 15 January 2012
12 January 2012: Year Zero + 2
Speaking Out, Paying the Price: Two Years On
BBC on the Haiti earthquake: Did appeal money make a difference?
HSG Advocacy on EU aid: Looking for Light at the End of the Chunnel
Haiti-Séisme-2 ans: Un incroyable fiasco
HSG Facilitates UK/Europe Visit by Leading Haitian Human Rights Lawyer
New Internationalist Special Edition. Haiti: Two Years On
Brussels Expert Meeting: Rhetoric and Reality
New Book, Old Paul Farmer: Discuss
Voice from Haiti: “We’re Tired of Living in Tents”
No New Beginning as yet Haiti experts tell Washington
Michaelle Jean takes her campaign to the OAS
Assembly plants are no quick fix after the quake
Michaelle Jean: An Enlightened Force from the Diaspora
HSG at House of Commons Commemoration of 12 Jan 2010 Earthquake
Seeding Reconstruction or Destruction?
Martelly Disguises Inexperience with Easy Charm
OAS with “shopping list” for Martelly
‘Killing Democracy’ in Haiti, Canadian-Style
Beverly Bell on Disaster Capitalism in Haiti
Haiti Advocacy Week raises Haiti profile in Congress
Haiti Advocacy Week in Washington
Farcical Hearing at IACHR on Gender Violence in Haiti camps
Real Elections Winner?
Comment on the run-off election on 20 March
Return of Aristide: Homecoming or Comeback?
Schools Key to Recovery
Housing Disaster exposed by Haitian CSO FRAKKA
Haiti Needs Social Housing Policy
Advocacy for Haitian Women on BBC’s Woman’s Hour
Dominican Republic had “better dictators than Haiti”
Brussels Activities, December/January 2010
One year on – Haitian CSO ITECA speaks truth to power in UK parliament
Earthquake One-Year On: Haitians on Haiti
HSG Election blog
HSG Election blog
Impressions on reactions to the election results
Al Jazeera Inside Story – Haiti: A Nation in Trouble
Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti
First Observations on Port-au-Prince Streets
Co-operative Agrikol Bab, Montaca, San Marc
Selling Subordination as Stabilization – Report by International Action Ties
Au Peuple D’Hayti: The Discovery of Haiti’s Historic Document
USIP event highlights failures of the West in “state-building” in Haiti
Getting their Reward on Earth: Haitian Social Movements and Reconstruction
How to write about Haiti
Oxfam Agronomist Wasley Demorne speaks at AGM
Haitian refugee camps model future society
No Major Haiti Risk Seen from Wyclef Election Bar
Port-au-Prince or Port-au-President?
Citizen Mobilisation for Haiti Housing
Plus Ça Change – The Republic of NGOs, But Which Ones?
“We’ve lost the battle – but not the war” – Post-Earthquake Haiti
Sowing the seeds for a grassroots revival
Books on Haiti: Recommendations from the Haiti Support Group
Solidarity with the Dominican People
The Earthquake. Our Assessment
Press TV Interview
Anti-Haitian propaganda in the interests of western imperialism?
Kidnapping and threats. Continuing violations of the rights of Haiti’s journalists
Prioritise the poor majority
Summary of Key HSG Events 1992-2000