By John Marion, November 17, 2012
A teachers strikes and protests by students have exposed President Martelly’s claims to have reformed Haiti’s education system.
By John Marion, October 16, 2012
A series of protests have swept Haiti sparked by government corruption, spikes in the prices of staple foods, and the anniversary of the coup that overthrew former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
By John Marion, January 5, 2012
Two reports issued recently by the UN document murders and torture committed by the Haitian National Police over the past year.
By John Marion, September 28, 2011
Amid new controversy, the United Nations is debating renewal of the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti.
By John Marion, July 28, 2011
Newly released embassy cables reveal the US government’s interest in maintaining a UN military force for the occupation of Haiti.
By John Marion, July 12, 2011
A series of recent events in Haiti have highlighted continuing threats to press freedom in a country where democratic rights are routinely denied in the interests of US imperialism and the local ruling elite.
By John Marion, June 24, 2011
On June 15, the whistleblower web site WikiLeaks began releasing US diplomatic cables from the period immediately following the devastating Haitian earthquake of January 2010.
By Bill Van Auken, April 7, 2011
The Haitian elections were marked by wholesale fraud, disenfranchisement and gross intervention by Washington and the so-called “world community,” both bent on installing a pliant regime to help suppress the population.
By Peter Daniels, March 29, 2011
Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) announced last week that it will release preliminary results from the March 20 presidential election runoff by the end of the month.
By Patrick Martin, February 17, 2011
Two right-wing candidates, both with links to the former Duvalier dictatorship, are competing in Haiti’s US-orchestrated presidential vote.
By Andrea Peters, January 24, 2011
The US deported 27 Haitian nationals last Thursday, resuming forced repatriations to the devastated country a year after the massive earthquake of January 2010.
By Bill Van Auken, January 19, 2011
Haitian authorities arrested Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier Tuesday, barely two days after the former dictator flew back to the country after a quarter of a century in exile.