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Stories in the Sun: An Interview with Director Patricia Benoit

by Kim Ives (for Haiti Liberte) "Stones in the Sun" (Wòch nan soley) is a film about three pairs of Haitian refugees, set in New York City and Haiti. A young woman struggles to forget...

Cholera Infections Rising Again in Haiti as Rainy Season Begins, Highlighting Urgency for NGOs,...

By: Center For Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) Washington, D.C.- Cholera infections are rising again with rainy weather in Haiti in a predictable seasonal shift, and the international community must act quickly to contain the...

Paramilitary Gangs Join UN Force in Preying on Haitian Population

by Dady Chery This article previously appeared on Dady Chery’s web site. “These gangs public appearances immediately followed massive demonstrations on February 29 to commemorate the 2004 coup against Aristide.” Wannabe Tontons Macoutes have taken over the...

Spectacular Corruption Charges Rock Martelly Regime

by Kim Ives (Haiti Liberte) Follow the money, says the old adage of investigative journalism. A crusading Dominican journalist did just that with dozens of financial documents from some Dominican construction firms and uncovered shocking...

Wikileaks Shine light on US Role in Haiti: Police Chief Standoff Reflects Fierce Class...

By: Kim Ives - Haiti Liberte First, President Michel Martelly got rid of Prime Minister Garry Conille in February. Now, he is trying to fire the Director General of the Haitian National Police (HNP) Mario Andresol. But...

Exhuming Failed Prosecutions: Washington Renews Its Campaign Against Aristide

NEWLY REVEALED WIKILEAKS SHOW LONG HISTORY OF FRUITLESS U.S. PURSUIT By: Kim Ives - Haiti Liberte Haiti’s former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide “is once again in the crosshairs of the U.S. government,” reported the Miami Herald on Mar. 4,...

Help that Hurts in Haiti: Justin Podur interviews Tim Schwartz

Originally posted on Znet Tim Schwartz is an anthropologist with extensive experience in the foreign aid sector in Haiti. He is the author of the book, Travesty in Haiti, and of an upcoming book studying...

America’s subversion of Haiti’s democracy continues

By: Mark Weisbrot (UK Guardian)      When the "international community" blames Haiti for its political troubles, the underlying concept is usually that Haitians are not ready for democracy. But it is Washington that is...

Haiti and the Media – The Gangs of the Fourth Estate

By: Dominique Esser - HaitiAnalysis      No, this is not about defamatory media allegations about child sacrifice in the style of the writer Michael Deibert, or even the blatant underreporting of crowds to diminish...

Samba Boukman on his life and the necessity of non-violence in the struggle for...

Haitian activist Samba Boukman, victim of an assassination on March 9, 2012, speaks about his life and the necessity of non-violence in the struggle for political freedom in this 2007 interview. Boukman was a...