Monthly archive

For Immediate Release: May 31, 2011 Contact: Mario Joseph, Av., Managing Attorney, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux, mario@ijdh.org…
In Haiti, “Homes and Land are the Source of Life”: International Forum on the Crisis of Housing in Haiti By Beverly Bell, May 31, 2011…
U.S. Security Firm Caught Training Mexican Police in Torture Techniques Is Working in the Caribbean By Ansel Herz, Special to the Narco…
We, the undersigned, are concerned by the introduction into Haiti of products made by the transnational company Monsanto and call on the…
By Jacqueline Charles, The Miami Herald, May 27, 2011   Police and security agents wielding machetes and knives stormed the squalid…
"For a Better Life for the Peasants": Food Sovereignty and Land Reform in Haiti Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen Submitted by Beverly Bell…
Haiti PM nominee softens stance on Clinton quake panel Senator says Bouzier nomination likely to pass By Trenton Daniel, The Miami…
Human rights groups call on President Martelly to halt violent evictions, ask who is behind attacks By Beverly Bell, Other Worlds,…
Statement by Congressman Donald M. Payne of New Jersey and Congresswomen Yvette D. Clarke of New York, Frederica Wilson of Florida and…
Forging a new Haitian strategy: trade, not aid Pressure mounts for Canada to take the lead in redefining how the world deals with the…
Haitians fleeing 2010 earthquake chaos are enduring long journeys and border-town limbo for a fresh start in Brazil By Tom Phillips, in…
Homeless Haitian Earthquake Victims Violently Evicted from Tent Camps in Midst of Rainy Season Just One Week Into His Mandate, Is this…
Homeless Haitian Earthquake Victims Violently Evicted from Tent Camps in Midst of Rainy Season Just One Week Into His Mandate, Is this…
By Felipe Stuart Cournoyer and John Riddell, May 24, 2011 On May 22, Honduran president Porfirio Lobo Sosa and former president José…
Daniel-Gérard Rouzier named Haiti's new prime minister BBC - May 21, 2011, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-13480284…
By Yves Pierre-Louis * THIS WEEK IN HAITI *, May 18 - 24, 2011. Haiti Liberté, vol. 4, No. 44   www.haitiliberte.com Haitians remained…
Linguist Michel DeGraff is on a quest to give Haitian Creole its due as a respected language — and to help Haitian schoolchildren learn…
By Sumathi Reddy, Wall Street Journal, Friday, May 20, 2011 Gabriel Kreuther, chef at Danny Meyer's Modern restaurant, sniffed and…
By Trenton Daniel, Associated Press The Miami Herald, May 19, 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The U.S. State Department has revoked…
Port au Prince, May 10, 2011, http://ijdh.org/archives/18723, original French: http://ijdh.org/archives/18667. The Bureau des Avocats…
The Bureau des avocats internationaux and Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti have issued a press release (below) on May 10…
By ROGER ANNIS and KIM IVES Published in International Socialist Review, Issue 77, May–June 2011http://isreview.org/issues/77/feat-haiti…
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, May 15, 2011 Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive has resigned from his post to allow the country’s…
Sworn in as president, Martelly vows to 'change Haiti' AFP, May 14, 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE Newly sworn-in President Michel Martelly vowed…
By Isabeau Doucet, The Toronto Star, May 14, 2011, Special to the Star PORT-AU-PRINCE — Charismatic pop star-turned-president Michel…
By Joseph Guyler Delva, Reuters, May 11, 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE - Humanitarian workers in Haiti are preparing for fresh cholera outbreaks…
The Washington Post (Associated Press), May 11, 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian officials on Wednesday reversed their findings on…
IJDH Reaches goal of $30,000 to Assist Duvalier Prosecution From: The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, May 10, 2011 Dear…
House Republicans tell top US foreign aid official that his agency is failing in Haiti By Larry Margasak, Canadian Press, May 12, 2011…
May 11, 2011 The full report of last year's French-conducted investigation into the origins of the Haitian cholera epidemic has now…