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A Haitian American who grew up in Miami's Little Haiti community, Francesca Menes remembers the global cries for "Democracy for Haiti" following the 1991 coup. Amidst the current threats to American democracy, she sees a reawakening of the political consciousness of American citizens and an ...
The United States routinely denied them asylum. In fact, by the early 1990s, it spent tens of thousands of dollars each day turning away Haitian refugees. Even more federal money went to ensuing U.S. invasions of Haiti and participation in the 1991 coup that overthrew President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

“Trump should 'vehemently condemn' the Haitian government for running a shithole country,” wrote Will Chamberlain, one of the organizers of last year's .... You'd have to not know about the CIA's role in the 1991 coup that overthrew President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, or the U.S. invasions in 1994 and 2004.
In the late 1700s, Burial Road was called Revolution Road by the French before Haiti's slaves overthrew Napoleon's army. But so many funeral .... Things worsened, unimaginably, after a 1991 coup, when the newly elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was overthrown by soldiers. “I couldn't find ...
In the five-year report of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) released this week, entitled "Health in the Americas 2017", Haiti ranks last among the 34 countries in the Region analyzed in terms of health spending. The report indicates that over the past five years, Haiti has invested less than 2% of ...
Market women – the very heart of Haiti's economy and the foundation of so many Haitian families' ability to survive – have been targeted by police trying to move .... The goal of the 2004 coup, like the 1991 coup that preceded it, was not only to topple the Aristide government, but also to rid the country of the ...

To fill the gap, the Haitian government is looking to recruit 500 male and female soldiers between the ages of 18 and 25 to form its first army in two decades. ... With fresh memories of the 4,000 or so killings that followed the army deposing President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in a 1991 coup, critics say military ...
The former ambassador said, “There's no doubt in my mind that money runs Haiti” and now questions who really wants elections: the Haitian people or .... Youri Latortue, who backed the 1991 coup as a lieutenant and then allied with Philippe during the 2004 coup, now serves as president of the Senate.
30, 1991, coup that continues to inform present-day events as the Haitian people continue their struggle for democracy and justice: ... An exuberant crowd in Petionville, a neighborhood in Port au Prince, Haiti, surrounds former President Jean Bernard Aristide and Lavalas presidential nominee Maryse ...
(See Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch, February 27, 2002, http://www.corpwatch.org/issues/PID.jsp?articleid=1988 ) Under DynCorp advice in Haiti, former Tonton Macoute and Haitian military officers involved in the 1991 Coup d'Etat were brought into the HNP. (See Ken Silverstein ...
A Haitian American who grew up in Miami's Little Haiti community, Francesca Menes remembers the global cries for "Democracy for Haiti" following the 1991 coup. Amidst the current threats to American democracy, she sees a reawakening of the political consciousness of American citizens and an ...
The United States routinely denied them asylum. In fact, by the early 1990s, it spent tens of thousands of dollars each day turning away Haitian refugees. Even more federal money went to ensuing U.S. invasions of Haiti and participation in the 1991 coup that overthrew President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
“Trump should 'vehemently condemn' the Haitian government for running a shithole country,” wrote Will Chamberlain, one of the organizers of last year's .... You'd have to not know about the CIA's role in the 1991 coup that overthrew President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, or the U.S. invasions in 1994 and 2004.
In the late 1700s, Burial Road was called Revolution Road by the French before Haiti's slaves overthrew Napoleon's army. But so many funeral .... Things worsened, unimaginably, after a 1991 coup, when the newly elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was overthrown by soldiers. “I couldn't find ...
In the five-year report of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) released this week, entitled "Health in the Americas 2017", Haiti ranks last among the 34 countries in the Region analyzed in terms of health spending. The report indicates that over the past five years, Haiti has invested less than 2% of ...
Market women – the very heart of Haiti's economy and the foundation of so many Haitian families' ability to survive – have been targeted by police trying to move .... The goal of the 2004 coup, like the 1991 coup that preceded it, was not only to topple the Aristide government, but also to rid the country of the ...
To fill the gap, the Haitian government is looking to recruit 500 male and female soldiers between the ages of 18 and 25 to form its first army in two decades. ... With fresh memories of the 4,000 or so killings that followed the army deposing President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in a 1991 coup, critics say military ...

Stability has been a buzzword in Haiti for years, justifying both international interventions and the Haitian elite's decisions. But prioritizing .... Youri Latortue, who backed the 1991 coup as a lieutenant and then allied with Philippe during the 2004 coup, now serves as president of the Senate. A decade ago, a ...
As Butler recalled, “no foreigner could hold land in Haiti unless he was a citizen of Haiti and he couldn't be a citizen unless he married a Haitian. .... “security” coming from Aristide and his supporters, who were upset that the same forces responsible for orchestrating the 1991 coup still dominated the country.
A Department of State with a deep knowledge of Haitian history and U.S. involvement in destabilization efforts under Republican and Democratic Presidents alike is necessary. From the 1986 overthrow of President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier in a popular uprising under Ronald Reagan; the 1991 coup ...
30, 1991, coup that continues to inform present-day events as the Haitian people continue their struggle for democracy and justice: ... An exuberant crowd in Petionville, a neighborhood in Port au Prince, Haiti, surrounds former President Jean Bernard Aristide and Lavalas presidential nominee Maryse ...
(See Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch, February 27, 2002, http://www.corpwatch.org/issues/PID.jsp?articleid=1988 ) Under DynCorp advice in Haiti, former Tonton Macoute and Haitian military officers involved in the 1991 Coup d'Etat were brought into the HNP. (See Ken Silverstein ...
In the five-year report of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) released this week, entitled "Health in the Americas 2017", Haiti ranks ...
The Haitian government has a solution for the crisis in education .... The goal of the 2004 coup, like the 1991 coup that preceded it, was not only ...
... intervened in the region since a 1994-1995 operation that aimed to remove a military government from Haiti installed after a 1991 coup.
To fill the gap, the Haitian government is looking to recruit 500 male and ... the army deposing President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in a 1991 coup, ...
After the fall of the Duvalier dictatorship in 1986, Haiti's poor majority turned out en ... When Fanmi Lavalas emerged, it promised to restore Haitian .... Youri Latortue, who backed the 1991 coup as a lieutenant and then allied ...
As head of the Haitian Gendarmerie, he became a major general and .... that the same forces responsible for orchestrating the 1991 coup still ...
Then there is the recent arrest in Haiti of Haitian-elect Senator, Guy ... the 1991 coup and overthrow of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide under ...
This, to me, is a prelude to a very tightrope for the incoming Haitian ... It is not just the U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, Mulrean, that Mr. Trump has ...
30, 1991, coup that continues to inform present-day events as the ... a corrupt Haitian military tied to former dictators and Haiti's wealthy elite.
... to Haiti four years ago, former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide ... 30, 1991, coup temporarily trampled the democracy that had begun ...
Philippe had been trained during the 1991 coup years by US Special Forces in Ecuador, together with a dozen other Haitian Army officers.
The Haitian government has a solution for the crisis in education .... The goal of the 2004 coup, like the 1991 coup that preceded it, was not only ...
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To fill the gap, the Haitian government is looking to recruit 500 male and ... the army deposing President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in a 1991 coup, ...
As head of the Haitian Gendarmerie, he became a major general and .... that the same forces responsible for orchestrating the 1991 coup still ...
As head of the Haitian Gendarmerie, he became a major general and .... that the same forces responsible for orchestrating the 1991 coup still ...
Then there is the recent arrest in Haiti of Haitian-elect Senator, Guy ... the 1991 coup and overthrow of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide under ...
This, to me, is a prelude to a very tightrope for the incoming Haitian ... It is not just the U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, Mulrean, that Mr. Trump has ...
Haiti, which is roughly the size of South Carolina, was ill-equipped to .... and persuade French warships to leave Haitian harbors, Haiti was coerced in ... President Aristide return to office after he was ousted in a 1991 coup.
30, 1991, coup that continues to inform present-day events as the ... a corrupt Haitian military tied to former dictators and Haiti's wealthy elite.
... to Haiti four years ago, former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide ... 30, 1991, coup temporarily trampled the democracy that had begun ...
Philippe had been trained during the 1991 coup years by US Special Forces in Ecuador, together with a dozen other Haitian Army officers.
Philippe had been trained during the 1991 coup years by US Special Forces in Ecuador, together with a dozen other Haitian Army officers.
The former ambassador said, "There's no doubt in my mind that money runs Haiti" and now questions who really wants elections: the Haitian people or the international community. "Frankly, I'd say the international community does." These contradictions ...
The high esteem in which Haiti's military leaders hold U.S. military figures can be traced to this early tutelage, a relationship that came into play as Aristide struggled to assert civilian control of a joint U.S.
Then there is the recent arrest in Haiti of Haitian-elect Senator, Guy Philippe, who has been extradited to the United States as a DEA most wanted fugitive.
Outside the continent, the Council also authorized "all necessary means" to return Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power in Haiti following a 1991 coup. These and the Gambian case show that enforcement of democratic norms and practices is possible with ...
However, in order to achieve international recognition and persuade French warships to leave Haitian harbors, Haiti was coerced in 1825 into paying their oppressors an "independence debt" worth 150 million gold francs.


 

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