International Colloquium denounces crimes of UN Mission in Haiti

10 December 2019 — Peoples Dispatch

Delegates from over 100 organizations gathered in in Port-au-Prince to bring to account those responsible for the 15 years of UN occupation in Haiti and design a strategy for justice and reparations for the survivors

Over 100 Haitian and international delegates have been participating in the International Colloquium “Occupation, Sovereignty, Solidarity: Towards a People’s Tribunal on Crimes of the MINUSTAH in Haiti”. Photo: Alba Movimientos Haiti

Crisis in Haiti Reaches New Dimensions

31 October 2019 — Internationalist 360°

Lautaro Rivara the seventh week of protests, and 100 years after the assassination of Charlemagne Peralta, the hero of resistance to the American invasion of 1915-1934, Haitian majorities are mobilizing throughout the country today. In the capital Port-au-Prince they will march, significantly, to the North American embassy, denouncing the continuity of the American interference in the domestic affairs of the Caribbean nation.

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Mass protests against endemic poverty, government corruption convulse Haiti By Richard Dufour

9 October 2019 — WSWS

Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince and several other major cities have been virtually shut down for the past three weeks in a continuation of mass anti-government protests that have erupted at regular intervals since July of last year. Impoverished youth from working-class neighborhoods have come out by the tens of thousands to denounce their hellish conditions of life.

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Shooting at Haitian Parliament surprises few as anti-Government protests continue by Jane Regan

26 September 2019 — NACLA

Hundreds of photos of burning barricades in the streets have been circulating on WhatsApp

An Associated Press photographer and a security guard were both injured when a Haitian senator pulled out a gun and started firing outside the parliament this week. Suddenly news outlets around the world remembered Haiti. The “if it bleeds it leads” adage was proven right once again.

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Haiti News Links 2 October 2019

2 October 2019 – The New Dark Age

Coverage of events in Haiti simply don’t exist in the so-called mainstream media, unless there’s an earthquake or a hurricane or when they get cheap oil from Venezuela. I’d like to be able to publish more useful stories on courageous Haiti, but as you can see from the links below, sources are thin on the ground.

As proof, here’s the opening para of ‘Haiti: The International Front Positions Itself’

‘The so-called “international community”, so far silent on the serious Haitian crisis, has just made its move. On September 30, a meeting took place between allies of the ruling party, sectors of the political opposition specifically called for their extreme moderation (if we can use the oxymoron) and the self-proclaimed “group of friends of Haiti,” better known as the Core Group. The entity is as irregular in its institutionality as it is decisive in the internal affairs of the Haitian nation, deprived of the most elementary exercise of political sovereignty. Its name, “Core Group“, leaves no doubt as to its importance. The Core Group is a para-supra-state body, a type of committee of colonial administrators that brings together representatives of the United Nations, the Organization of American States, the European Union and the ambassadors of the United States, France, Canada, Germany, Spain and an out of tune continental guest: Brazil.’

These links from Ezili Danto’s newsletter, virtually the only regular source of independent news on Haiti:

Haiti Targeted by Economic Hitmen & UN Front for Deep State Enrichment

American Celebrities Useful Idiots Haiti Part 2

Haiti on Brink of Revolution to Overthrow US-Backed Regime

28 September 2019 — AMW

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Revolutionaries destroyed police headquarters, attacked residences of government officials, and burned a jail and courts to the ground in different parts of Haiti on Friday.

Insurgents are fighting to overthrow the corrupt right-wing regime of Jovenel Moise, who is backed by the US. Four people died in clashes in recent days, with many reports of injuries.

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