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Trump’s Attorney General Pick Once Sent Thousands Of Haitians To Guantanamo...

AFRICANGLOBE - In the 1990s, William Barr, Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, oversaw a program that sent some 12,000 Haitian asylum seekers to Guantanamo Bay, effectively creating what one detractor called "the world's first HIV detention camp." After operating for about 18 months, the detention system was forcibly ended by a judge in 1993, but Barr defended the practice as recently as 2001.

Haiti: Growing Resistance To Michel Martelly’s Government

AFRICANGLOBE - Haitian President Michel Martelly has managed to inspire popular opposition to his government almost since his election in May 2011. Martelly, who came to office in a grossly unrepresentative process which excluded Lavalas, the country’s most popular party, has been closely linked with figures around former dictator Jean Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier.

Dominican Republic Continues Racist Treatment of Haitians

After the government of the Dominican Republic moved just weeks after the devastating Haiti earthquake to strip Dominican citizenship from all Dominicans who were born to Haitian parents,...

Expect Burning Tires in Haiti … Not Accurate Reporting

Friday, Sept. 21, saw yet another in a series of large demonstrations across Haiti. The largest protests were registered in Cap Haitien and La...

Haitian Prime Minister Says Cholera Epidemic Under Control After Killing 7,400

After a cholera epidemic in Haiti killed more than 7,400 people in the last two years, Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said the disease has been...

Haiti: They Don’t Have Food? Give Them Carnival

In 2012, the Maafa is a penal colony in U.S.-occupied Haiti – the national penitentiary. This image expresses a reality reminiscent of chained Africans...

The UN’s Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

Haitians have had a long and arduous struggle just to achieve the rights that most people in the rest of the hemisphere have enjoyed....

Brazil Refusing Entry to Hundreds of Haitian Migrants

Thousands of Haitians left their country in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake. While many fled to the United States, others made the arduous...

The Buzz About Haiti – as a Tourist Destination

Haitian president Michel Martellywas back on stage this year. But instead of performing the routines that made him famous, he was proposing something perhaps...

Citigroup’s Role in the Rape of Haiti – a Must Read...

Citigroup’s role in the U.S. subjugation of Haiti in the first quarter of the 20th century sounds quite familiar, a century later. The bank...

Haiti Approves New Constitution

A new constitution has been published in Haiti, giving some two million citizens living abroad the right to own land and run for public...

Precious Metals Worth Potentially Billions Discovered in Haiti

Gold prices are at an alltime highDisaster-ravaged Haiti may finally have found the crock of gold at the end of the rainbow – and...

Former Soldiers, Militias Challenge Haitian Government and UN Troops

Haitian and United Nations (UN) officials are searching for a peaceful way to disarm a brazen band of former soldiers and militias demanding the...

Haitians Return to Africa, Bringing Solar Technology

Jean Ronel Noël, a young Haitian engineer, stood in a centuries-old fort on a small island just off Dakar and looked out at the Atlantic through a portal that once led enslaved Africans to the ships of the Middle Passage.

Bill Clinton’s “Love Affair” with Haiti

Without Bill Clinton there is no Haiti. Rarely has the Republic entered the mainstream press since the January 12, 2010 earthquake without mention of the former US President. When it comes to Haiti, Clinton is omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent.