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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, ) 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 ...


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