All Articles on Haiti

'Disregard for Human Life Could Not Be More Blatant': Despite Covid-19 Risks, Trump Increases Deportations to Haiti
"I believe that they are trying to deport as many people as possible prior to the elections," said one advocate for Haitian refugees.
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Protesters, medical professionals, and political opponents take part in a demonstration demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise in the Haitian capital in Port-au-Prince on October 30, 2019. (Photo: Valerie Baeriswyl/AFP/Getty Images) Views
The US Occupation of Haiti
The only reason the corrupt, repressive and illegitimate Jovenel Moïse is currently president of Haiti is due to US (and Canadian) support.
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ICE agents backed down from an attempt to deport three Haitians ill with the coronavirus on Monday. News
Despite Haitians Who Tested Positive for Covid-19 Given Last-Minute Reprieve, Dems Demand Total Moratorium on Deportations During Pandemic
"Deporting people to Haiti in the midst of a global pandemic is both inhumane and unsafe."
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Naomi Klein refers to this as "disaster capitalism," and it can happen far more easily now in Seattle and in other parts of the country, when schools are closed and no one is watching.  (Photo: United Federation of Teachers/ Facebook) Views
'Coronavirus Capitalism' Is Coming for Public Schools
Amid the pandemic, superintendents are gaining the power to sell out public education for private gain.
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Why is there so little tangible concern about the brutal "collateral damage" caused by Trump's economic sanctions? Photo: Justin Podur) Views
Trump's Deadly Sanctions Power Should Be Reined In
US presidents should not have the power to unilaterally wage economic warfare against civilian populations.
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A Syrian refugee woman puts a face mask on a boy as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus, in al-Wazzani area, in southern Lebanon on March 14, 2020 (Photo: Ali Hashisho/Reuters) Views
Coronavirus, Colonization, and Capitalism
What the global outbreak reminds us about inequality.
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A Haitian man sells used shoes in Port-au-Prince amidst earthquake damage on January 9, 2012. (Photo: THONY BELIZAIRE/AFP via Getty Images) Views
10 Years After Haiti’s Earthquake, A Crossroads
For decades, Haitian capitalism has let the country’s poor barely survive, or die in the earthquake rubble of the slums, while its wealthy thrived.
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UN peacekeepers Views
UN Peacekeeping Has a Sexual Abuse Problem
Survivors of violence, displacement, and poverty shouldn't have to fear that those charged with protecting them will contribute to their suffering.
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13 October 2019, Ecuador, Quito: Demonstrators cheer on the government's decision to withdraw the controversial increase in fuel prices. This was agreed by the government and the leadership of the indigenous peoples after lengthy negotiations. (Photo by Juan Diego Montenegro/picture alliance via Getty Images) Views
Protests in the Global South: Ecuador and Chile Facing an Uncertain Economic Order
Protests in the global south, particularly in Chile and Ecuador, appear to be the result of long range monetarist policies that suit the political class and fail large sections of society.
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Supporters of Evo Morales demonstrate in Cochabamba, Bolivia, on Monday. (Photo: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images) Views
The OAS Lied to the Public About the Bolivian Election and Coup
Facts show nothing suspicious about the re-election of Evo Morales.
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