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Experts Demand End To Immunity For Rapist UN Peacekeepers

AFRICANGLOBE - Sex abuse by U.N. peacekeeping personnel has been a problem for decades, and it is still happening despite the world body's official policy of zero tolerance for sexual exploitation, a group of former diplomats and U.N. officials said on Wednesday.

How The UN Caused A Massive Cholera Outbreak In Haiti

AFRICANGLOBE - The cholera outbreak in Haiti is the UN's Watergate, except with far fewer consequences for the people responsible and an immeasurably more disastrous real-world impact. And an exchange of letters between three UN special rapporteurs and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon late last year shows that the world body is still shielding itself from scrutiny.

France Must Pay Restitution to Haiti: President François Hollande’s Forthcoming State...

africanglobe - In 1825, French ruler King Charles X offered to recognize Haiti’s independence on the condition that the new Black Republic pays 150 million gold francs in ransom. The extorted bounty was distributed to white slave holders for the loss of “property” they claim to have suffered as a result of the abolitionist Haitian Revolution.

U.S. Imperialism In Haiti. Criminality Of The Michel Martelly Regime

AFRICANGLOBE - Eleven years after the UN mission began in Haiti, it brought dictatorship, a virulent cholera epidemic, tens of thousands of deaths, rapes of women, men and children and more jails than ever before in Haiti’s 200 year old history. The Haiti struggle is the greatest untold David vs Goliath battle being played out on planet earth. But, we who don’t assimilate are Haitians, from the womb to the tomb and Desalin is always rising. Desalin taught us how to stand alone against the greatest evils on planet earth and say no.

America Has Installed A Dictatorship In Haiti

AFRICANGLOBE - Since January 12, 2015, Michel Martelly has ruled Haiti by decree with US-UN guns backing up his dictatorship. The UN Security council, led by Samantha Powers, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, recently visited Haiti to legitimized and reinforce their commitment to Martelly over the objections of the people of Haiti.

Haiti Faces More Anti-Government Protests

AFRICANGLOBE - Anti-government street protesters plan to shut down Haiti's capital for two days starting Monday as the country plunges deeper into political and economic crisis even as many prepare for the annual Carnival, normally a time of peaceful revelry.

Protests Continue In Haiti Against UN-Backed Dictator

AFRICANGLOBE - Anti-government demonstrators again took to the streets of the capital to demand the resignation of President Martelly, accusing him of trying to be a dictator and dragging his feet on elections. Mr Martelly denies the accusations.

Haiti: Fear Of Unrest As New ‘Consensus’ Govt Fails To Satisfy...

AFRICANGLOBE - Haitian President Michel Martelly has named a new cabinet as he tries to end a wave of street protests against his rule of the Caribbean country, but opposition leaders said he broke his promise to create a consensus government.

Haitians Worry World Bank-Assisted Mining Law Could Result In “Looting”

AFRICANGLOBE - The aim of the new draft mining law appears to be a massive expansion of Haiti’s mining sector, paving the way for the entry of foreign companies already interested in the country’s significant gold and other deposits.

Under UN Occupation Dictatorship Is Restored In Haiti

AFRICANGLOBE- Law makers failed to pass new legislation that would have resulted in long-delayed elections in Haiti leading to the legislature being dissolved. This effectively means that President Michel Martelly now rules the country by decree.

Haiti’s Struggle For Freedom: US Imperialism, MINUSTAH And The Overthrow Of...

AFRICANGLOBE - Since the Haitian Revolution and it’s resistance to slavery, Western nations has managed to keep Haiti enslaved. From Internal conflicts that divided Haiti to successive dictatorships and a constant fear against a French invasion in the decades that followed, Haiti has always experienced a struggle for freedom.

The Betrayal Of Haiti By Latin America And The Caribbean

AFRICANGLOBE - Niccolo Machiavelli once wrote in “The Prince” that one should expect the worst treatment from those whom one has helped, because no one wants to be reminded of a time when they needed to be helped. Without Haiti’s help, there would not have been any independent country in Latin America. On January 1, 1816, when Simon Bolivar arrived in Haiti, downtrodden and desperate for help to fight the Spanish, the only two republics in the Western Hemisphere were the United States, where slave ownership was in force, and Haiti.

Jean-Claude Duvalier Dead: Former Haiti Dictator Dies From Heart Attack At...

AFRICANGLOBE - Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, known as 'Baby Doc', has died of a heart attack aged 65. Duvalier was notorious for human rights abuses and corruptions as he used terror to keep his people in line in Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas.

Continued Persecution: Former Haitian President Aristide Placed On House Arrest

AFRICANGLOBE - On Aug. 21, Haitian police wearing black masks and carrying heavy arms appeared in front of the home of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide as a so-called Haitian judge issued calls to arrest him. Hundreds of people courageously surrounded the house to protect him. One week before, President Aristide was summoned to court on false corruption charges. On Sept. 10, he was placed on house arrest and barred from leaving the country.

Senior UN Official Voices Concern Over ‘Political Stalemate’ In Haiti

AFRICANGLOBE - Amid continuing mistrust and disagreement over the electoral process in Haiti, a senior United Nations official has voiced deep concern over the political stalemate in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

Haiti Police Chief Questioned By Judge Who Ordered Aristide’s Arrest

AFRICANGLOBE - The head of the police service in Haiti has appeared before an investigating judge to answer why law enforcement officials have not arrested former president Jean Bertrand Aristide, who is being investigated on politically motivated corruption charges.