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A Response to Amy Wilentz, ‘Duvalier and Haiti’s Triple Threat’, The Nation, 29 February...

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The Rainy Season: Rich in Detail, Poor in Analysis

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Thousands of pro-Lavalas demonstrators in the streets of Port-au-Prince to mark the 8th anniversary...

By: Agence Haitienne de Presse - Translation by Haiti Analysis News February 29, 2012      Port-au-Prince, February 29, 2012 - (AHP) - A large pro-Aristide demonstration was held Wednesday in Port-au-Prince called by several organizations...

Haitian Judiciary denies Duvalier’s Crime Against Humanity

By: Wadner Pierre - HaitiAnalysis     The former Haitian President for life Jean-Claude Duvalier named "Baby's DOC" is to be tried not for the crime against humanity but for alleged financial crime. Human...

The Macoutification of Martelly’s Power

By: Kim Ives - Haiti LibertéFeb 15, 2012     In the past few months, while headlines have focused elsewhere, Haitian President Michel Martelly has been quietly resurrecting the intelligence and security apparatus that existed...

2011: Exchange Between Michael Deibert and Joe Emersberger Regarding Haiti

Below is an exchange I had with Michael Deibert in the comments section under an article Deibert wrote for Truthdig in 2011. To see what others commented as well, go to the Truthdig article. My remarks...

NYT Promotes Destructive Myths About Aristide

By: Joe Emersberger - HaitiAnalysis      Ginger Thompson wrote in the New York Times on January 19 that former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide “rose to power as a champion of Haiti’s poor but...

The Labor Movement in Haiti: A Personal Reflection

By: James Jordan - HaitiAnalysis The most impressive strength of the Haitian labor force is its resiliency and resourcefulness. Even before the earthquake, virtually all sources agreed that unemployment in Haiti was somewhere around 70...

The land that wouldn’t lie: Foreign intervention in Haiti

The Haitian people overthrew slavery, uprooted dictators and foreign military rule, and elected a liberation theologian as president. The west has made them pay for their audacity. An abbreviated version of this article first appeared...

Peter Hallward’s A review of Alex Dupuy, The Prophet and Power

by Peter Hallward The basic argument of Alex Dupuy’s new book is that between 1990 and 2006, Haiti’s “tumultuous transition to democracy” was “temporarily derailed by both Jean-Bertrand Aristide and his enemies” (203). In particular,...
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