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Guatemalan court rules in favor of indigenous people  By Christian Sandberg, cpo.org.gt, July 24, 2014  A Guatemalan court ruled in favor…
By Mark Weisbrot, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), July 28, 2014 New legislation passed by Congress to provide increased…
By David McFadden, huffingtonpost.com, July 24, 2014 The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and…
By Joe Emersberger, telesurtv.com, July 28, 2014 Since 2010 the UN has been dodging responsibility for a cholera outbreak that has killed 8…
Human rights attorney Mario Joseph and Tourism Minister Stéphanie Villedrouin are both trying to improve Haiti, but they are following…
Haitian president, prime minister meet diaspora in North Miami By Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, July 19, 2014 Before today, the town…
By sentinel.ht, July 16, 2014 Editor's note: For more information and analysis on the split within the Lavalas party please follow this…
By sentinel.ht, July 21, 2014 Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, in questionable propriety, sent two government officials and an agent of the…
By Lisa Armstrong, aljazeera.com, July 1, 2014 There are no Haitians in the Montreal neighborhood where Lovely lives. “There are mostly…
The following is adapted from a presentation by Jessica Hsu of Other Worlds and Jean Claudy Aristil of Radio VKM Les Cayes at the Executive…
By Andy Gallacher, aljazeera.com, July 16, 2014 Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary General, is in Haiti for the first time since cholera killed…
One obvious example of HRW's failure to appropriately criticize U.S. crimes occurred after the 2004 coup d'état against the democratically…
By Ewan Robertson, venezuelanalysis.com, July 12, 2014 Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has launched an “SOS Palestine” campaign to…
By World Bank, July 11, 2014 The gap between the urban and rural populations in Haiti is stark: almost 70% of rural households are…
By Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), July 9, 2014 While Haitian President Michel Martelly has unilaterally scheduled long-…
By Kim Ives, Haiti Liberté, July 16, 2014 United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited Haiti on Jul. 14-15 in an effort to…
By David McFadden, Miami Herald, July 10, 2014 Leading opposition factions are alleging that Haiti's presidentially appointed electoral…
By Rashmee Roshan Lall, theguardian.com, July 10, 2014 Bedline is 17 months and weighs just 5.3kg. She lies feverish and quiet in her…
By David McFadden, Miami Herald, July 10, 2014 Leading opposition factions are alleging that Haiti's presidentially appointed electoral…
By Dady Chery, newsjunkiepost.com, May 30, 2014 The Organization of Ile a Vache Farmers (KOPI, or Konbit Peyizan Ilavach) has been at the…
By Mitch Moxley, slate.com, June 13, 2014 The kids can surf. They come after school, a group of a dozen or more, to ride the waves in the…
By Kim Ives, Haiti Liberté, July 2, 2014 According to several radio stations in Haiti, there is a warrant for the arrest of Oxygène David,…
By Alterpresse, July 1, 2014 While Prime Minister Laurent Salvador Lamothe and several members of his cabinet were on Ile-a-Vache (South)…