Haiti Relief and Reconstruction Watch

The US Has Been Exporting COVID-19 to Haiti; Now, It Is Returning a Death Squad Leader

4 weeks ago

[Editor’s Note: The day after publication, the Miami Herald reported that Emmanuel Constant had been removed from the deportation flight. An updated version of the article, in Haitian Kreyòl, was published by Ayibopost.] An kreyòl As the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down borders and airports across the world, planes chartered by US Immigration and Customs […]

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Jake Johnston

Can Haiti’s Peanut Value Chain Survive US Generosity?

4 weeks ago

The following post is a guest submission from Marc J. Cohen and Tonny Joseph.  Breakfast in Haiti typically includes manba, the local peanut butter. Unlike the smooth or chunky product found in the United States, it frequently includes a kick from chili peppers! Haitian peanut butter stands out in another way. In a country where […]

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Jake Johnston

COVID-19 an Ayiti – Repons ak Obstak

2 months ago

Jou ki te 19 Mas la, prezidan ayisyen Jovenel Moïse te konfime 2 premye ka Kowonaviris nan peyi a. Depi lè a, nimewo a ogmante a 8. Pou li reponn a sitiyasyon an, prezidan an deklare yon eta dijans sou peyi a; li mande pou tout lekòl, faktori, legliz, peristil, ak lòt espas relijye yo […]

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Jake Johnston

COVID-19 in Haiti — The Current Response and Challenges

2 months ago

On March 19, Haitian president Jovenel Moïse confirmed the first two cases of the novel coronavirus in Haiti. The number has since increased to eight. In response, the president has declared a state of emergency and ordered schools, factories, and religious entities to close; established a curfew; and closed the country’s borders. The government announced […]

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Jake Johnston

International Pleas Ring Hollow in Haiti

3 months ago

On February 20, the UN Security Council held a meeting to discuss the situation in Haiti. The Miami Herald’s Jacqueline Charles reports:  Both U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres’ representative in Haiti, Helen La Lime, and Marie Yolene Gilles, a leading human rights activist in the country, painted a climate of deteriorating human rights and disappearing rule […]

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