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Former Haitian President Rene Preval Dies At 74

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.03.2017 | Home

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Former Haitian President Rene Preval, 74, the first leader in Haiti’s history to win a democratic election, serve a full ...

Film Fatal Assistance Spotlights Colossal Aid Failure in Haiti

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Georgianne Nienaber

Fatal Assistance ably demonstrates the folly and damage caused by swarms of NGO's and Hollywood do-gooders that completely ignored the root causes of Haiti's problems pre and post earthquake.

OAS Insider Details Proposed Coup Against Haiti's Preval and Cholera's 'Genocide by Negligence'

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 04.26.2014 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

This book details Seitenfus's dependence upon his own moral compass as he was forced to take a stand against powerful international players, including the United States, as the potential coup was put in motion.

The Nation: WikiLeaks Exposes U.S. Manipulation In Haiti

The Nation | Dan Coughlin and Kim Ives | Posted 08.01.2011 | Home

When René Préval took the oath of Haiti's presidential office in a ceremony at Haiti's National Palace on May 14, 2006, he was anxious to allay fear...

U.S., France, Increase Pressure On Haiti to Accept Their Choices for Presidential Candidates

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Weisbrot

As the infamous dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier returns to Haiti after 25 years in exile in the south of France, pressure is increasing on the impoverished, earthquake-destroyed, and cholera stricken country of Haiti.

Was Brazilian Diplomat in Haiti Fired for Slamming UN and NGOs?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

When Brazilian diplomat Ricardo Seitenfus was abruptly ousted as special representative of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Haiti on Christmas day, timing proved to be everything.

Wikileaks Show Why Washington Won't Allow Democracy in Haiti

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Weisbrot

It is clear that any information which sheds light on U.S. "diplomacy" is more than useful. It has the potential to help save millions of human lives.

Whose Side Is Bill Clinton On in Haiti, Anyway?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

What was Bill Clinton thinking when he told journalists in the Dominican Republic yesterday that Haiti needed "an objective" recount of ballots in the...

US Embassy Casts Official Doubt on Haiti's Election Results

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

The US has raised a gigantic red flag that now covers the results in doubt, the official numbers are contrary to all estimates, and many, many Haitians were disenfranchised to begin with.

Haiti's Candidate Michel Martelly Talks About the Election, Fraud, and the Future

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

During a forty-minute interview, Haitian presidential candidate Michel Martelly discussed the election, the results of which are to be announced today by the country's Permanent Electoral Council.

Allegations of Fraud and Corruption Mar Haiti Elections (SLIDESHOW)

Emily Schmall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Emily Schmall


Despite Spectre Of Violence, Haitians Are Eager To Vote

Emily Schmall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Emily Schmall

Port-au-Prince - The spectre of violence hung in the air like a storm cloud on the eve of Haiti's general elections, threatening to shatter an unusual...

The Dichotomy of Haiti: Hell Meets, well, Heaven

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

There is a fundamental dichotomy in Haiti between Heaven and Hell. I chose to embrace its heaven while trying to eradicate its hell.

Airplane Interview with the American Ambassador to Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Returning from a recent post-disaster trip to Haiti, I was pleasantly surprised to bump into the American Ambassador, the Hon....

Film Shown at U.N. Donor Conference on Collapse of Haiti's Presidential Palace

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The film "Thirty-Five Long Seconds: Haiti's Deadly Earthquake" was screened recently as part of the recent Donor's Conference ...

Haiti Reconstruction: Ambitious, Precarious Plans (Update)

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Evelyn Leopold

It is a formidable task, with as much chance of failure as success, to rebuild a country under plans resembling Plato's Republic in the Caribbean. But first people have to be kept alive.

Why is Creole a Pariah?

Dyane Jean François | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dyane Jean François

To use French in an emergency situation in Haiti is like shouting exit instructions in English during a fire in a Georgia plant where 90 percent of the workers speak Spanish.

Haiti: Stuck in a Trap

Richard Morse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Morse

Haitians aren't living in tent and bed sheet cities because there was an earthquake on January 12. This is the lifestyle one gets used to when elites and the Delatour/Preval lobby machine run the economy.

Haiti: Why Ground Reports Still Matter

Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adam Clark Estes

Haiti is still there. And slowly, a rebuilt nation is rising from the rubble. During the next ten weeks, members of the Huffington Post Citizen Reporting unit will chronicle these efforts on this blog.

Haiti: "All the Resources Are in the Wrong Place"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

There is plenty of blame and criticism to go around, but that being said, the humanitarian situation in Haiti is so dire it seems as if there may be no comprehensive solution.

Mass Protests Begin in Haiti

Mohammad Al-Kassim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mohammad Al-Kassim

In the Haitian capital's first major opposition rally since the devastating January 12th earthquake, protesters demanded Monday that President Rene Preval step down.

Juan Mendez on International Human Rights

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

"The U.N. simply does not have adequate support of the world powers," Juan E. Mendez told me. Coming from anyone, this might be less important. From...

Stewardship Report: First Ambassador Writes Op-Ed "Diplomatic Viewpoint"

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

The Hon. Kenneth H. Merten, American Ambassador to Haiti, has written the first "Diplomatic Viewpoint" for The Jim Luce Stewardship Report launched tw...

Haiti: Public Relations War and Historical Symbolism

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

With both Chavez and the U.S. looking to reverse their political fortunes in Latin America, could Haiti become the setting for geopolitical tensions?

Jorge Puello, Adviser To Jailed Americans In Haiti, May Be Human Trafficker, Say El Salvador Officials

New York Times | MARC LACEY and IAN URBINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The police in El Salvador have begun an investigation into whether a man suspected of leading a trafficking ring involving Central American and Caribb...