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    Human Security in Danger

    November 12, 2012 FIDH (International Federation for Human Rights) Report original piece here FIDH and its member organisations in Haiti,…

  • Haiti’s Misery before Sandy

    November 8, 2012Ashley Smith, Socialist worker (US), original article here HURRICANE SANDY ravaged New Jersey, New York and other areas…

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    FAO Seeks $74 million in Aid for Haitian Agriculture

    November 6, 2012 Prensa Latina (original article here) United Nations, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations and the Government…

  • One-Month State of Emergency Due to Impact of Hurricane

     November 1, 2012, Caribbean Journal (original article here) Haiti's government has declared a one-month-long national state of emergency following continued…

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    Exploding Myths: Arrest of Brandt for Kidnapping

    October 31, 2012 Kim Ives, Haïti Libèrté (original article here) Police Chief Orélus seeks to remove "bad seeds" on force…

  • Hurricane Sandy exposes Haiti’s agriculture and environment woes

    Nov 1, 2012 Anastasia Moloney, Alertnet original article here Years of neglect of agriculture and disaster prevention in Haiti, coupled with…

  • The NGO Republic of Haiti

    October 31, 2012Kathie Klarreich and Linda Polman from The Nation, original article here The wire fence that surrounds Haiti's National…

  • Under the Tent: Haitians Living in Fear

    October 18, 2012  Allie Torgan, CNN (original article here) Haiti's terror didn't end when the ground stopped shaking. Reports of…

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    Security Council extends MINUSTAH Mandate

    13 October 2012, AHP, Port-au-Prince Original article (in French) here Last Friday (12 October), the UN Security Coucil extended the mandate…

  • Petition in support of human rights activists under attack in Haiti

    Haiti Support Group launches petition in support of human rights activists under attack in Haiti Sign the petition here: change.org…

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    Haiti Third in Global Hunger Index

    October 11, 2012 The latest Global Hunger Index report, out today, reveals Haiti's situation with respect to hunger is 'extremely alarming',…

  • Mobilization against Martelly: Point of No Return?

    October 10, 2012, by Yves Pierre-louis, Haïti liberté original article Workers, peasants, teachers, and the unemployed continued their protests across Haiti…

  • Haiti’s Constitutional Horror Show

    October 5, 2012 by CHARLIE HINTON, counterpunch (original article) For the past two weeks massive demonstrations have rocked Haiti, protesting…

  • Amnesty International: Threats to human rights lawyers

    Amnesty International issues Urgent Action Alert over threats to human rights lawyers After it emerged that the…

  • Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou

    Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou Kafou is a major exhibition featuring Haitian art inspired by Vodou. The event will run…

  • Haiti’s Second Goudougoudou: The Global Food Crisis

    2 October 2012, by Mark Schuller, Huffington Post (original article) Having accompanied and translated for Haitian housing rights activist Reyneld Sanon…

  • Audit: USAID Haiti work ‘not on track’

    1 October 2012, by Martha Mendoza, Businessweek (original article) A newly released audit says the largest U.S. contractor working to stabilize…

  • Government Faces Mounting Popular Anger

    Photo: © Daniel Morel 1 October 2012, by Milo Milfort and Lafontaine Orvild Inter Press Service (original article) PORT-AU-PRINCE - Several…

  • Ansel Herz Reply to Call for UN troops to Remain in Haiti

    On 20 September, Mark Schneider, President of the International Crisis Group (ICG) used an op-ed piece in the Christian Science…

  • Haiti and the Shock Doctrine

      14 August 2012, by Matt Kennard in opendemocracy.net (Pour une version française de cet article, réalisée par Luc Saintvil cliquez…

  • Housing Exposition Exposes Waste, Cynicism

    September 24, 2012 by Haiti Grassroots Watch/Ayiti Kale Je haitigrassrootswatch Zoranje, HAITI, September 24, 2012 – The smells and scenes that…

  • Paramilitarism in Haiti – Book Launch

    Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti Tuesday, September 25th. 5:00pm-7:30pm ICC McGhee Library Georgetown University In this path-breaking…

  • Throwing Activists Into Crowded Jails: How Haiti’s Government is Silencing the Opposition

    17 September 2012, by Fran Quigley and Meena Jagannath, Alternet Two weeks ago, a weary looking yet jubilant David Oxygène stepped…

  • Pride and Palaces

    Photo: Reuters Sept. 14 2012, The Economist online Left half in ruin for almost three years, Haiti’s National Palace is…

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    Border of Lights

    CONTACT:  Cynthia Carrion or Edward Paulino – Border of [email protected]  001-646-494-1937 For more information and to get involved, visit borderoflights.org. October…

  • 400,000 Haitians Still displaced

      By Mariana Rebua Simoes, MediaGlobal News September 7, 2012 mediaglobal   Nicole Phillips, attorney at the NGO Institute for Justice…

  • The Creole Connection: New Orleans, Haiti and Catastrophe

    Beverly Bell, 30 July 2012 original article at: other worlds are possible   As a native and resident of New…

  • Gold Rush in Haiti

    By Jacob Kushner, Guernica August 15, 2012 original article here Riches beckon from beneath Haiti's hills, and mining companies are…

  • Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government

    Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government. HSG from London, UK, 09-09-2012 Third from the end on the western side, the…

  • Des familles déplacées revendiquent des logements décents

    06 Sept. 2012 AlterPresse original article Les représentants des camps Marassa (sis à Tabarre, à proximité de la rivière grise)…

  • Frakka exige la libération d’Elius Alfred et de Jean Louis Saint Fort

    06 Sept. 2012, AlterPresse original article La force de réflexion et d’action pour le logement (Fòs refleksyon ak aksyon sou…

  • Tropical Storm Isaac Sparks Cholera Fears

      16 September 2012, by Jacqueline Charles, The Miami Herald original article The panic began to set in after Tropical Storm…

  • Ban Ki-moon Recommends Renewal of MINUSTAH Mandate

    Photo: Andy Taylor  Sept. 9, 2012, Haiti Libre  In the Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission for…

  • Turks & Caicos Resumes Deportations of Haitian Migrants

    Sept. 11, 2012 written by Defend Haiti Staff PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands - After consulting with officials in Britain,…

  • Tropical Storm Isaac: Victims fault government for not enough “concrete action”

      Aug 29, 2012, by Yves Pierre-Louis, published in Haiti Liberté (weekly)    Following the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac…

  • Directorate General of Taxation (DGI) is “wrong” in the case of André Apaid

    Sept. 7, 2012, Valerie Daudier and Cadet Carl Henry, Le Nouvelliste  The fiscal situation of the industrialist Michel André Apaid has…

  • Le 5e conseil de gouvernement se tient aux Cayes

    Cayes (Haïti), 8 août 2012 -- La ville des Cayes, chef lieu du département du Sud d’Haïti, accueille, ce mercredi…

  • Brazil pledges to help Haiti build new army

    Xinhua New Service, July 27, 2012 Brazil will help Haiti form a defense force that can eventually take over from…

  • Cholera Case against UN Stalls

    Over 15,000 Haitians have banded together in a legal case against the United Nations, alleging that troops brought the deadly…

  • “Under Tents”: International Housing Campaign Launched

    Photo: © P Wearne/HSG Press release: International Campaign Launch for Housing in Haiti - 400,000 Homeless Still Wait for a…

  • Earthquake Relief where Haiti wasn’t Broken

    By Deborah Sontag, The New York Times, July 5, 2012 CARACOL, Haiti — On the first anniversary of the Jan.…

  • Constitutional changes to become law in Haiti a year after vote

    Photo: President Michel Martelly - © Victoria Hazou UN More than a year after they were first voted, constitutional reforms…

  • UN Legacy In Haiti: Sex Scandals And Cholera

      Photo: Nepalese peacekeepers, 5 scientific reports prove, introduced Cholera to Haiti, killing more than 7,000 - © Patrik Olsson By…

  • Gold Rush in Haiti! – Who will get Rich?

    Haiti Grassroots Watch/Ayiti Kale Je, Wednesday 30 May 2012, 05:33am There’s a gold rush in Haiti. But a new investigation from…

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    Martelly: Making the Grade?

    Miami Herald, posted on Monday, 14 May 2012 BY ROBERT MAGUIRE [email protected] This week, Michel Martelly, aka “Sweet Micky,” marks…

  • Haitian Workers Campaign against Slave Labour Conditions

    Batay Ouvriye, Haiti, May 2012 The May Day activities took place as planned. In Cap Haïtien, around 500 workers, from…

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    Money: Where has it Gone?

    Vijaya Ramachandran and Julie Walz 05/14/2012 Since the 2010 earthquake, almost $6 billion has been disbursed in official aid to…

  • Former Soldiers Demand Army Reinstatement

    By Michael Norby and Brian Fitzpatrick, Guardian (UK), Tuesday 1 May 2012 Up to 3,000 rogue soldiers challenge authority of…

  • Foreign Minister Approved as New Premier

    Haiti's foreign minister approved as new premier Reuters, May 3, 2012 PORT-AU-PRINCE- Haitian lawmakers on Thursday approved the nomination of…

  • IOM Direct Participation in Forced Evictions Raises Questions

    Photo: After her shelter was destroyed by the P-au-P mayor's agents, this woman said she didn't know where she would…

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