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US Occupation of Haiti

Preventing the Next Disaster in Haiti

Mark Schuller | Posted 01.12.2016 | World
Mark Schuller

By Ellie Happel and Mark Schuller The earthquake that rocked Port-au-Prince and killed hundreds of thousands of people six years ago today is often m...

100 Years of Occupation in Haiti -- Still Glittering as Gold

Mark Schuller | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics
Mark Schuller

The first U.S. Occupation of Haiti in 1915 occurred while the European former colonial powers were at war with one another.

100 Years of Occupation in Haiti : Constitution Maybe Paper

Mark Schuller | Posted 07.31.2015 | World
Mark Schuller

A series of commemoration activities on Tuesday for 100 years of U.S. Occupation organized by the Mouvman Patriyotik Demokratik Popilè (the Patriotiic, Democratic, People's Movement) carried the theme, "with or without boots, the occupation still exists."

100 years of Occupation in Haiti

Mark Schuller | Posted 07.28.2015 | World
Mark Schuller

Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of the commencement of the U.S. Occupation of Haiti. On July 28, 1915, U.S. Marines landed on the shores of Haiti, occupying the country for 19 years. Several have argued that the U.S. has never stopped occupying Haiti, even as military boots left in 1934.

Viva Haiti

Anne Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anne Hill

Haiti needs our help long-term. After this crisis has passed, we need to figure out how to help the people of Haiti without repeating the missteps of our ill-begotten occupation a century ago.