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Some truths about the Minustah that will not be forgotten

The Minustah's term (United Nations' Mission for the Stabilization of Haiti) is close to an end. Troops from Brazil and other countries are leaving Haiti and will be replaced by the Minusjuth, with a smaller quota. By Eduardo Almeida. The bourgeois press made a positive balance of the Minustah, keeping the...

Mobilizations for minimum wage

Co-optation and Resistance In Haiti, the political and economic climate is decaying by the day: the despicable mess in the institutions of the state contradicting itself continuously and unavoidably indulging in indefensible drifts and miasma; while the so-called “economic recovery” so much advertised has failed to materialize, and the people,...

Haiti, The Small Country Forgotten By The World

Who remembers there is a small place in the Caribbean Antilles, surrounded by the sea and with no rivers, with about ten million souls whose majority is forced to live in misery, many times without electric light (even because when there is light they cannot afford it), no clean...

Haiti – Two Tragedies: The Hurricane and the Military Occupation

A new tragedy fell over Haiti. The hurricane Matthew left a trace of destruction along the country. The South coast and part of the interior of the West region in the country were strongly hit. The official numbers mention almost 900 deaths, plus 350.000 shelterless. Certainly the real numbers...

Out with Martelly! Minustah troops out of Haiti now!

 The shameful military occupation of Haiti by the UN troops (MINUSTAH) reveals its true face once again. Michael Martelly’s right wing government finishes its term on February 7th, wrapped in a huge political crisis. The fraud attempt on the past elections unleashed a popular rebellion and prevented the second...

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