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Hallward Reviews Alex Dupuy’s “The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community and...

By: Peter Hallward - Haiti Liberte Peter Hallward's A review of Alex Dupuy, The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community and Haiti. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007. ISBN 0-7425-3831-1, 238 + xi pages. The basic argument...

Insurgency and Betrayal: An Interview with Guy Philippe

 ** final approved version, 22 March 2007 ** Guy Philippe was a commander in the Haitian National Police from 1995-2000, and in February 2004 he led an armed insurgency that helped to overthrow the government...

‘One Step at a Time’: An Interview with Jean-Bertrand Aristide

By: Peter Hallward - HaitiAnalysis Pretoria, 20 July 2006 - Complete transcript In the mid 1980s, Jean-Bertrand Aristide was a young parish priest working in an impoverished and embattled district of Haiti’s capital city Port-au-Prince....

Michael Deibert & Reporting in Haiti: How to Turn a Priest into a Cannibal

By: Diana Barahona When Haiti’s wealthy elites removed President Jean Bertrand Aristide from office in a February 2004 coup, they had the help of the Bush administration, as well as that of the French and...

Amnesty International’s Track Record in Haiti since 2004

By: Joe Emersberger - HaitiAnalysis     The coup that ousted Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide on February 29, 2004 led very predictably to the worst human rights disaster in the Western Hemisphere over the...

‘Aristide and the Violence of Democracy’: A review of Alex Dupuy, The Prophet...

‘Aristide and the Violence of Democracy’ A review of Alex Dupuy, The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community and Haiti. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007. ISBN 0-7425-3831-1, 238 + xi pages. Peter Hallward Middlesex...

January 14, 2007: Two Years Since the Killing of Abdias Jean

By: Joe Emersberger - HaitiAnalysis He was murdered on January 14, 2005 shortly after finishing his lunch near his home in the Village de Dieu slum. The killing of Abdias Jean, a young Haitian journalist who...

Canada’s Haitian Political Prisoner

HaitiAnalysis     Jean Candio has been imprisoned in Windsor, Ontario since December 13, 2006.       He left Haiti in March, 2004, following the Coup d'etat which culminated in the kidnapping of democratically elected...

‘One Step at a Time’: An Interview with Jean-Bertrand Aristide

‘One Step at a Time’: An Interview with Jean-Bertrand Aristide (Pretoria, 20 July 2006) Complete transcript In the mid 1980s, Jean-Bertrand Aristide was a young parish priest working in an impoverished and embattled district of...

Haiti and Human Rights Watch

By: Joe Emersberger - HaitiAnalysis      In a world dominated by the wealthy the temptation will always exist for NGOs to acquire funds, and respectability, by saying at least some of what the powerful...