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...

Out with the UN troops from Haiti!

Terrible news have been leaking out recently revealing the character of occupation forces of the UN Blue Helmets in Haiti (MINUSTAH). On the night of 24th January during an attack ordered by the UN Security Council, 400 soldiers backed with helicopters penetrated the poorest neighbourhoods of Puerto Principe, the...

CSP – Conlutas starts a campaign for the end of the UN occupation troops in Haiti.

CSP – Conlutas – a Brazilian Popular and Trade Unions Federation has started a campaign for the end of the UN occupation troops in Haiti, the MINUSTAH. It is an important campaign in solidarity with the Haitian workers and people, at a time when the Martelli’s new government...

Popular rebellion in Haiti!

There is in course a popular rebellion in Haiti, with unpredictable consequences. By Daniel Sugasti.         The country is exploding politically, taken by demonstrations and barricades, apparently self-organized. There are also sackings in shopping malls. The center is Puerto Principe, the capital, and the northern city of Cap-Haitien. The trigger was the...

We ara at home, we are in Cite Soleil

Yesterday, the road was flooded by a river after a storm. Eight hours more on the road and we are back in Port au Prince. Our faces show signs of fatigue. The last activity together with the Haitian workers is a very significant place: Cite Soleil, the greatest shanty...

New York Protests against the Occupation of Haiti

Last week Workers Voice took part in two days of protests in New York City against Brazilian Troops in Haiti. In July 26th we participated in a rally against the occupation of Haiti.  This rally was an International Workers Solidarity (IWS) and NYC SOLIDAR joint initiative and marked the...

With over 10 days of Protests, the Haitian People demand Moïse’s Renunciation

Last Thursday, February 7, the Haitian President Jovenel Moïse completed two years in office. This fact was met with people’s protests demanding his renunciation. By Catalina Ibarra The massive demonstrations extended throughout the following week, keeping the country paralyzed and on fire. Until now, there have been at least nine...

The last night: to the Voodoo Rhythm

We are going back to Brazil tomorrow. BO has planned some activity with human rights organisation for this afternoon. They warn us that there may be some groups here who are for the occupation and they would want to discuss with us. The discussion was held in a large...

“Troops intervened to squash worker mobilizations and protect imperialist demands”

Interview with a Haitian activist on the Imperialist Occupation of Haiti The New York branch of Workers’ Voice interviewed Kiki Makandal, a One Struggle member in New York City and one of the organizers of Batay Ouvriye Solidarity Network. A longstanding Haitian activist living in New York since 1981, Makandal told...

Haiti Rises Up Against Moïse

The world is boiling. To the impressive processes of mobilization crossing Hong King, Lebanon, Iraq, Algeria, Catalonia and other places, we need to add Latin America, now: Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Chile, Honduras, Bolivia. By Daniel Sugasti.   Although with much less media coverage, the popular upraise hitting Haiti for seven weeks deserves...

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