Monthly archive

By Tortilla Con Sal Cooperative, teleSUR, July 25, 2018 Despite everything, the government has committed to rebuilding Nicaragua, better…
By Murray Brewster, CBC News, July 20, 2018 Most Canadians seem only vaguely aware they have a military and are decidedly confused — or…
By Jake Johnston, The Nation, July 25, 2018 The announcement came on a Friday afternoon, late in the second half of the World Cup…
By The Jim Lehrer Show, Jim Lehrer interviews Brian Concannon (IJDH) & Cynthia Arnson (Wilson Center), July 24, 2018Cynthia Arnson, …
By Julienne Gage, Public Radio International (PRI), July 24, 2018 Marc Alain Boucicault has a vision for Haiti. It’s one that comes from…
By Brian Concannon, Insitute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, July 18, 2018 A letter to the IJDH/BAI community, As you know, this…
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, July 19, 2018  In a country where more women die before, during and after childbirth than anywhere…
By Jane Regan, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), July 19, 2018 Haiti: “riots” and “vandalized shops” (NPR, 7/15/18), “mayhem”…
By Kevin Zeese, truthdig, July 22, 2018 The violent coup in Nicaragua has failed. This does not mean the United States and oligarchs are…
By Grahame Russell, Rights Action, July 19, 2018   There are very depressing and yet affirming revelations in Hudbay Minerals corporate…
By Matthew LaPierre, Montreal Gazette, July 22, 2018 About 30 protesters carried signs denouncing strict immigration policies and chanted…
By Jean-Nicolas Beuze, the Star, July 17, 2018 Some 50,000 persons came to Canada last year to claim asylum. This is barely more than the…
By Yves Engler, rabble.ca, July 17, 2018 For the military, shaping media coverage of deployments is what roasting a marshmallow is to a…
By Thomas Walkom, the Star, July 16, 2018 The dispute between Donald Trump and Justin Trudeau over Canada’s financial contribution to NATO…
By Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), Haiti Liberté, July 17, 2018 Sixty human rights organizations from Haiti and…
By Catherine Charlemagne, Haiti Liberté, July 18, 2018 Until the bitter end, Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant tried to hold on to…
By Jake Johnston, Center for Economic & Policy Research (CEPR), July 11, 2018  It was 2:15 on Friday afternoon, July 6th, when I got…
By Brian Concannon Jr., Miami Herald OP-ED, July 17, 2018 Saturday’s resignation of Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant, along with…
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, July 16, 2018 The United Nations’ top expert on poverty criticized the International Monetary Fund’s …
By Phil Davidson, the Independent, July 12, 2018 Lieutenant-general Henri Namphy, twice president and military ruler, of Haiti, was…
By teleSUR, July 13, 2018 After deadly protests in Haiti broke out to reject a hike on fuel prices, the IMF insists Haiti must eliminate…
By Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press, June 29, 2018 "Trudeau and other politicians must realize the real-life consequences of their words…
By Isaac Olson, CBC News, July 11, 2018 As violent protests continue to roil Haiti, a Quebec-based coalition is calling on Ottawa to put a…
By Kim Ives, Haiti Liberté, July 11, 2018 Haiti exploded this past week in a nationwide uprising whose watchwords are “nou bouke,” meaning…
By Brian Becker & Tim Schwarz, Sputnik News, July 10, 2018 A general strike broke out in Haiti Friday, provoked by austerity measures…
By Joshua Hersh and Harriet Dedman, VICE News, July 5, 2018 Haiti hasn't had a military since 1995, when it was disbanded after a series…
By Catherine Charlemagne, Haiti Liberté, July 4, 2018 Did the cash-strapped Haitian government spend up to $14 million to buy 3000 flat-…
By Al Jazeera, July 8, 2018 Haiti's government has suspended a proposal that would have nearly doubled fuel prices after violent protests…
By Patrick Lovett & Rebecca Martin, france24.com, July 5, 2018 In the past 30 years, in France alone, 7,000 Haitian children have been…
By International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), July 3, 2018 Oral statement delivered by Micòl Savia, IADL permanent…