Jake Johnston

Jake Johnston is an international researcher at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. He writes on Haiti related issues for the blog Relief and Reconstruction Watch.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:30am
Cold Warrior Criticizes Cold War and Drug War, Hires Cold Warrior to Promote Drug War
After penning an op-ed which blames the U.S. backed cold war and drug war for leading to the recent surge in migration from Central America, the Guatemalan President has hired a cold warrior to lobby the U.S. for increasing drug war cooperation. Confused yet? Okay, let’s start over. Last week,...
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 11:31am
Will the US Continue to Obstruct Justice for Baby Doc's Victims in Haiti?
In Argentina , Guatemala , Peru and other countries in the region, former dictators and many of those responsible for egregious human rights violations under former authoritarian regimes have been, or are in the process of being tried
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Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 6:58am
Haiti by the Numbers, Three Years Later
Number of people killed in the earthquake in 2010: over 217,300
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Friday, December 9, 2011 - 12:07pm
MINUSTAH by the Numbers
The United Nations Peacekeeping operation in Haiti, MINUSTAH by its French acronym, has been the target of recent popular protests and a source of controversy because of its role in re-introducing cholera to Haiti , the sexual assault of a young Haitian man and other
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