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Entries by Beverly Bell from 09/2010

"Even If We're Peasants, We Deserve to Live Too": Tèt Kole on the Needs of Haitian Farmers

| Posted 09.01.2010 | World

Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen (Heads Together Small Producers of Haiti) is the oldest peasant group in Haiti, born covertly in 1970 during the Duvalier...

"The Last Thing to Lose are Your Dignity and Hope": Haitian Refugee Camps Model Future Society (Part II)

| Posted 09.09.2010 | World

If one positive thing has come from the earthquake of January 12, it is the greater inclusion of Haiti in the human family. True, the catastrophe has ...

"Help Us Produce, Don't Give Us Food" -- Food Sovereignty in Haiti (Part IV)

| Posted 09.17.2010 | World

We are peasant planters, that's all we do. Since foreign rice has invaded Haiti, we plant our rice but we can't sell it. Please, give us seeds, give us material. Don't give us rice -- it competes against ours.

Getting Their Reward on Earth: Haitian Social Movements and Reconstruction

| Posted 09.23.2010 | World

"There needs to be a new vision for Haiti, and that vision needs to come from the people," says Marc-Arthur Fils-Aimé, director of the Karl Leveque ...