Haiti’s debt of independence

1 September, 2021 — Yves Engler

2003 sticker demanding repayment from France

In the vast history of imperialist exploitation few episodes match the depravity of Haiti’s debt of independence. Military blackmail of a small country by a superpower, prioritizing “property rights” over human rights, racial capitalism, a sellout “light skinned” local bourgeoise and the way our past haunts the present are all part of the story.

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Imperialism and its discontents

20 August 2021 — New Frame

The United States has wreaked destruction across the planet and bringing an end to its reign of terror is urgent. But an organisation such as the Taliban offers only new forms of oppression.

Circa 1915: American naval officers and marines from the USS Washington come ashore for the capture of Port-au-Prince in Haiti. (Photograph by Getty Images)Circa 1915: American naval officers and marines from the USS Washington come ashore for the capture of Port-au-Prince in Haiti. (Photograph by Getty Images)

On the night of 14 August 1791, enslaved Africans gathered in the Bois Caïman forest and planned the revolt that would begin the Haitian Revolution. Last week, on the 230th anniversary of this meeting, Haiti was hit by an earthquake that has upturned the lives of more than a million people. The count of the lives lost stood at 1 941 at the time of writing, with around 10 000 more injured. The following day, the Taliban took the city of Kabul and thereby control of Afghanistan.

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Haiti News Links 15-16 August 2021

16 August 2021 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back

Haiti earthquake: Death toll climbs to 1,297 as storm nears
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-58222888

Why Not Boycott US Products Until It Ends Its Embargo of Cuba and Leaves Guantanamo?
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/why-not-boycott-us-products-until-it-ends-its-embargo-of-cuba-and-leaves-guantanamo/

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Outsiders Impose Leader in Haiti Yet Again

4 August 2021 — CovertAction Magazine

By Yves Engler

Left: Protest against Canadian interference in Haiti in 2004 after coup against popular Haitian leader Jean-Bertrand Aristide. [Source: globalresearch.ca]. Right: Haiti’s new Prime Minister below flags of countries that selected him. [Source: haitilibre.com]

U.S., Canada, France, Spain, Germany and Brazil Disregard Wishes of the Haitian People and Select Ariel Henry—who sold out to the Western powers following the country’s 2004 coup—As Successor to Slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

It is déjà vu all over again.

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Haiti News Links 12-13 July 2021

13 July 2021 — The New Dark Age

Suspected Assassins of Haitian President Moïse Trained by US, Linked to Pro-Coup Oligarchy
https://www.globalresearch.ca/suspected-assassins-haitian-president-moise-trained-us-linked-pro-coup-oligarchy/5749828

Former Canadian Embassy Worker Arrested In Haiti Assassination Worked For Shadowy Security Firm
https://southfront.org/former-canadian-embassy-worker-arrested-in-haiti-assassination-worked-for-shadowy-security-firm/

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The assassination of Jovenel Moïse

9 July 2021 — Yves Engler

Jovenel Moïse was a violent and corrupt tyrant. While his passing may not elicit much sympathy, the Haitian president’s assassination should not be celebrated.

Backed by Washington and Ottawa, Moïse appears to have been killed by elements within his own violent PHTK political party. The well-organized operation was probably bankrolled by one of the country’s light skinned oligarchs and almost certainly carried out with support from inside the government. Police controlled the road to his house yet this video shows a convoy of armed men moving methodically up the hill towards the president’s residence. The presumed assassins announced that they were part of a US Drug Enforcement Agency operation.

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Suspected Assassins of Haitian President Moïse Trained by US, Linked to Pro-Coup Oligarchy

9 July 2021 — Mint Press News

Regime Change with Extreme Prejudice

As the investigation into Moïse’s murder unfolds, the U.S. is laying the groundwork to deploy troops into Haiti for the fourth time in 106 years, at the request of a figure it has spent decades grooming.

by Dan Cohen

PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI — As shock grips the Caribbean island nation of Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, the Haitian government has carried out a campaign to arrest suspects it alleges are responsible for the murder.

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Real Facts about the “coup d’Etat” in Haiti by the high Command of the PNH and members of PHTK

10 July 2021 — Zili Danto

by Bernard Sansaricq

This is also directed to the Government of Colombia – The American People and all Free people of the World.

We will not swallow the lies of the International Press including the BBC of London- The US Medias and Miami Herald – the French Press, etc…

These are the facts that we know to be true!

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Haiti News Links 7-8 July 2021

8 July 2021 • 18:15 — The New Dark Age

The Assassination of President Jovenel Moise: The U.N. “Peace-Keeping” Mission Has Failed to Implant Political Stability and Security in Haiti
https://www.globalresearch.ca/un-failed-implant-political-stability-security-haiti/5749605

What’s Behind The Assassination Of Haitian President Moïses?
https://www.mintpressnews.com/whats-behind-the-assassination-of-haitian-president-jovenel-moises/277864/

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The Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

7 July, 2021 — Dissident Voice

Smells like a Rat

by Black Alliance for Peace

Unknown assailants overnight assassinating Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was a horrific act that should be condemned in no uncertain terms. Unfortunately, such violence is unsurprising. As the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) noted in its July 6 press release, Moïse’s actions since usurping power have brought Haiti to a boiling point, with heavily armed gangs being unleashed, both supported by and enabled by the Haitian elite and those international “friends” of Haiti, including the United States, the United Nations, the Core Group and the Organization of American States.

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