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U.S. Government Still Not Ready for Democracy in Haiti

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

The U.S. government has spent millions and possibly tens of millions of dollars trying to railroad Haiti's former president. On behalf of U.S. taxpayers, we could use a Congressional inquiry into this abuse of our tax dollars.

Aristide's Haiti Return Anticipated With Joy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide has returned home after seven years in exile. The ousted former leader arr...

Haiti Elections -- Is This What Democracy Looks Like?

Jane Regan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jane Regan

2010-11-26-Screenshot20101126at6.19.18PM.pngGo ahead and vote on these photos... since you can't vote in the questionable elections funded by US tax dollars to be held in Haiti on Nov. 28.

An Exclusive Interview With Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Nicolas Rossier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicolas Rossier

Currently in forced-exile in South Africa, former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is still the national leader of Fanmi Lavalas -- one of Haiti's most popular political parties

How Our Governments Snuffed Out a Democracy And Kidnapped a President: A Modern Parable

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The people of Haiti, who have nothing, were bold and brave enough to campaign and organize to take power back from their undemocratic elites. Are we?

Haiti: Aristide, Ex-Rebel Barred From Senate Elections

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haiti's electoral council has barred members of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide's popular political party from r...