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One Less Dictator on the Planet

Carine Fabius | Posted 12.07.2014 | World
Carine Fabius

I hear the Dalai Lama would disagree with me on this, but my husband and I toasted to the death of former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duva...

The Return of Baby Doc

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

"Baby Doc" will be lucky to escape jail or lynching. But nothing is for sure in Haiti. His luck may yet change. Up in the mountains the drums beat, and the whisper goes around, "the son of our Great Hongan is returned."

Franketienne: Haiti's First Nobel Laureate - Hopefully

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Luce

As a cultural area studies graduate, seldom do I feel over my head culturally. Standing in the home of possibly the next Nobel Prize recipient for Li...

Brazil Feels The Pain Of Peacekeeping in Haiti

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

With a presidential vote on the horizon, Brazil's national conscience is getting a strong dose of melancholia generated by non-stop coverage of dead and wounded soldiers coming home from UN peacekeeping operations in Haiti.

From Narcocracy to Democracy... Can a Marshall Plan Contain Haiti's Global Drug Trade?

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

The IMF has proposed a plan that might help Haiti build a new foundation for nation building. But if this plan is to succeed it will need to contain the global drug trade that dominates Haiti's economy.

Haiti on Reflection

Jerry Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jerry Waxman

American involvement in Haitian affairs since before the Civil War helped bring about the country's devastation.