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Dominique, Jean

Journalist Jean Léopold Dominique was killed yards away from his station, Radio Haïti on April 3, 2000. No-one has ever been prosecuted. Journalist, broadcaster –

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Talks on Haiti in London

Talks on Haiti in London On January 12, 2010, an earthquake struck Haiti, killing as many as 316,000 people. At its peak, 1.5 million internally-displaced

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Deassalines

Dessalines, Jean-Jacques

Dessalines, Jean-Jacques. General, father of Haitian independence – Born at Habitation Cormier, Grande Rivière du Nord in 1758. The history books have it that this

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Pierre-Charles, Gérard

Politician – One of Haiti’s best known political scientists, Gérard Pierre-Charles was born in Jacmel in 1935. For many of his 26 years living in

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Debate on Aid to Haiti

James Reinl hosts a debate for VOR London on the second anniversary of Haiti’s earthquake and asks why half a million people are still living

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Rimpel, Yvonne Hakim

Rimpel, Yvonne Hakim. Feminist, journalist – Born in Port-au-Prince in 1906, Rimpel was a founder of the first Haitian feminist organisation, the Women’s League for

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Ghetto Biennale: UCL Seminar

UCL Seminar: ‘Haiti’s Ghetto Biennale’ In December 2009, Atiz Rezistans, the Sculptors of Grand Rue, hosted their first Ghetto Biennale. They invited fine artists, film-makers,

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Haiti Advocacy Week in Washington

Haiti Advocacy Week in Washington. HSG reporting from Capitol Hill, Washington DC, 28-03-2011 The beginning of Haiti Advocacy Week brought to the American public and

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Group 184 a ruling class front

Group 184 a ruling class front. Charles Arthur interviews Yannick Etienne of the Haitian organisation, Batay Ouvriye (Workers’ Fight), an alliance of activists and workers

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Roumain, Jacques

Writer, political activist – Born in 1907, he was educated in Belgium and Switzerland but returned home in 1927 to fight for Haitian nationalism. As

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