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‘Baby Doc’ Ruling a Frightening Development for Haiti

Before President Michel Martelly took office in May 2011, Haiti's top prosecutor had recommended that former strongman Jean-Claude Duvalier face trial for the abuses...

Haitian Judge’s Ruling Exempts Duvalier From Prosecution for Human Rights Violations

Human rights groups harshly criticized a Haitian judge Monday after he recommended former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier face trial only on corruption charges — and...

Two Years On: Remembering Haiti

IT was two years ago that a catastrophic magnitude seven earthquake hit Haiti, killing over a quarter of a million people, and making at least one million people homeless. It is for this reason that MOBO award-winning singer Folasade Phillip has created the charity album, All For One. Releasing the album to mark the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake, Phillip explained the profound affect that the disaster had on her life.

Haitian President Says Aid From Venezuela Having a Big Impact

Haitian President Michel Martelly says aid and fuel shipments from Venezuela are having a big impact in the Caribbean country as it attempts to recover from the devastation of its 2010 earthquake.

South Korean Firm Moves to Build Garment Factory in Haiti

The biggest international project aimed at helping Haiti rebound from the 2010 earthquake eased closer to reality at a ceremony Monday. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Haitian President Michel Martelly broke ground for an ambitious $224 million industrial park in northern Haiti that they hope will generate tens of thousands of jobs, house 5,000 of the workers and educate 500 of their children in a new school.

2 Years After Earthquake, Haiti Rebuilding Effort In Limbo

AFRICANGLOBE - Almost two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, less than half of the $4.6 billion in pledged aid has been disbursed and political squabbling is threatening to bring coordinated reconstruction efforts to an abrupt halt.

Haitian President Meets with ‘Baby Doc,’ Aristide

Haiti's new president met with former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier on Wednesday in an effort to reconcile the Caribbean country with its troubled past.

Our Failure on Haiti

With a Black man in the White House, the African American political class has all but abandoned solidarity with Haiti. “U.S. Blacks’ hard-earned moral authority continues to deteriorate as they continue to condone—by silence and inaction—the current violation of Haitian rights and sovereignty by the U.S. government.”

Imperialist Powers Prepare to Keep UN Forces in Haiti Against the...

Amid new controversy, the United Nations is debating renewal of the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. Known by its French initials, MINUSTAH, the “mission” is comprised mainly of UN soldiers and police, and has occupied the country since shortly after the overthrow of democratically elected president Jean-Bertrand Aristide by the CIA.

The Truth About Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic: An Interview with Dr. Renaud...

The United Nations occupation force in Haiti, MINUSTAH, still denies responsibility for the outbreak of cholera nearly a year ago, despite overlapping studies that “demonstrate without any doubt that cholera was brought to Haiti by infected Nepalese soldiers

Protesters In Haiti Clash With UN Peacekeepers

AFRICANGLOBE - Hundreds of protestors in Haiti hurled stones and other objects at United Nations peacekeepers calling for their removal from the speaking country.

Reduction in Cholera Cases in Haiti

A U.S.-based health group in Haiti says it saw a huge drop in the number of patients seeking treatment for cholera in the Caribbean country.

Bill Clinton Launches Business Loan Program in Haiti

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton launched a new business loan program in Haiti on Tuesday aimed at helping bolster an economy that was devastated by the January 2010 earthquake.
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