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By Kim Ives, Haiti Liberté, Jan. 27, 2016 On Jan. 22, many thousands marched over ten miles up Port-au-Prince’s Delmas road to Pétionville…
By Mark Weisbrot, Al Jazeera America, Jan. 29, 2016 Journalists are taught in school to avoid euphemisms. When someone dies, they write…
By Greg Grandin, The Nation, Jan. 26, 2016  “As in the past, the United States is taking great interest in how elections in Haiti are…
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, Jan. 22, 2016 Amid escalating violent protests and attacks on electoral offices around the country,…
By Maxine Waters, Black Star News, Jan. 21, 2016 Rep. Maxine Waters has sent the following Letter to Secretary of State Kerry. Dear…
By Reuters, Jan. 24. 2016 A Haitian former coup leader wanted by the United States for smuggling cocaine called on his supporters on Sunday…
By Jude Celestin, OP-ED Miami Herald, Jan. 21, 2016 For four years, Haiti’s President Michel Martelly refused to hold elections. He…
By Alexis K Barnes, medium.com, Jan. 20, 2016   For 14 years, forty-year old Marline Jean did not have a toilet in her home. When…
By Nikolas Barry-Shaw, Boston Haitian Reporter, Jan. 20, 2016 As this Sunday’s elections approach, Haiti is in the throes of a full-blown…
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, Jan. 18, 2016 As the Haitian Senate prepared to induct its newest lawmakers last week, outgoing Senate…
by Yves Pierre-Louis & Kim Ives, Haiti Liberté, Jan. 20, 2016 According to Haiti’s Constitution, President Michel Martelly should pass…
By Heather Gies & Sandra Moran, teleSUR, Jan. 13, 2016 As Guatemala’s new head of state Jimmy Morales prepares to be sworn in, many are…
By Beverly Bell, Other Worlds, Jan. 13, 2016 Yesterday, January 12, on the sixth anniversary of the 7.0 earthquake, Haitians mourned the…
By Counterpoint Radio, Jan. 4, 2016 Kim Ives, journalist and co-founder of the weekly newspaper Haiti Liberté, discusses the "slow-motion…
By Christopher Woolf, Public Radio International (PRI), Jan. 12, 2016 In the immediate aftermath, the world rallied and pledged enormous…
By Ellie Happel & Mark Schuller, The World Post, Jan. 12, 2016 The earthquake that rocked Port-au-Prince and killed hundreds of…
By CounterSpin Radio, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), Jan. 8, 2016 For US media, Haiti is just, as CBS News put it, “a shamble…
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, Jan. 10, 2016 As a paralyzing political crisis pushed Haiti into an uncertain phase a year ago this…
By Joe Emersberger, teleSUR, Jan. 6, 2016 The now rightwing-controlled National Assembly in Venezuela will try to pass an “amnesty law”…
By Jake Johnston, teleSUR, Dec. 31, 2016 As Haitians prepared to go to the polls in 2010, 45 members of the U.S. Congress wrote to then…
By Haiti Elections Blog, Jan. 5, 2016 On Sunday 3 January, the Independent Electoral Evaluation Commission released its report on the 25…
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, Jan. 7, 2016 Haiti presidential candidate Jude Célestin says he will not be participating in this…
By Scott Price, IC Magazine, Dec. 30, 2015 While much of the controversy surrounding Canada’s extractive industry centers on oil and gas…
By David Mercer & Matt Chandler, Al Jazeera International, Dec. 31, 2015 CHAN Editor's note: Follow the link to view two video…
By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, Jan. 3, 2015 A commission charged with evaluating Haiti’s Oct. 25 presidential and legislative…