Racial Capitalism and the Betrayal of Haiti

By Yves Engler, published on Socialist Action, April 5, 2021 Qui Bono in Haiti? [jb] Domination by multinational corporations and “light skinned” local capitalists — that’s the story of Haiti as illustrated by one recent event. The day after his already paper-thin constitutional legitimacy completely eroded Jovenel Moïse gave significant amounts of Haitian land to a light-skinned oligarch working with Coca-Cola. According[…]

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US Imperialist Boot on Haiti

by Marty Goodman, published on Socialist Action, March 23, 2021 On Feb. 28, thousands of Haitians marched through the capital, Port-au-Prince, and other cities across the country to demand that the de facto President Jovenal Moïse and his corrupt crony capitalist blood-stained oligarchy step down. A relentless, arrogant U.S. imperialism is putting its money – once again – on this[…]

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National Weekend Of Action: US Out Of Haiti

By Popular Resistance, March 9, 2021 March 29 is the anniversary of the 1987 Haitian Constitution written after the 1986 overthrow of the brutal Jean-Claude Duvalier dictatorship. The 1987 Constitution was designed to create “a socially just, economically free, and politically independent Haitian nation.” Those ideals are again in crisis. The US-backed de facto president of Haiti Jovenel Moïse is[…]

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BAP-Chicago Statement in Solidarity with Haiti

Statement by Black Alliance for Peace, published on, March 18, 2021 “We stand with the Haitian people because it is our responsibility as believers in self-determination and people-centered human rights, to do so.” “We will never retreat, even when they attempt to confuse us with intersectional imperialism and identity reductionism.” The following remarks were delivered at a Black Alliance for[…]

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Haiti Update

by Chavannes Jean-Baptiste, submitted by Paul Pumphrey, February 24, 2021 This is an interesting report from someone inside Haiti. CONTEXT Haiti has been going through a global crisis, a structural crisis for a long time. This crisis has hit all sectors of national life for many years. But it has become catastrophic, unbearable since the arrival of the PHTK (Parti[…]

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Haiti in Urgent Need for Solidarity

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, February 14, 2021 A long-brewing crisis in Haiti, created through intervention by the United States, United Nations and allied western imperialist countries, has now come to a head. The Biden administration is openly backing a violent, corrupt and fraudulent leader, Jovenel Moïse, and maintaining the policies of previous presidents, including Donald Trump, in[…]

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For Biden Administration, Black Lives Don’t Matter in Haiti!

Statement from Black Alliance for Peace, February 12, 2021 The people of Haiti have been demanding freedom from the succession of U.S.-imposed dictators for decades. One such dictator, Jovenel Moïse, refused to leave office February 7, which marked the end of his term four years after an illegal election. This move catapulted yet another intense episode in the historic struggle[…]

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Haiti on the Precipice

Haiti on the precipice as coronavirus and US-imposed leadership take their toll By Jeb Sprague and Nazaire St. Fort, published on The Grayzone, March 30, 2020 Haitian President Jovenel Moïse announced on March 19 that two citizens in Haiti had tested positive for Covid-19, known popularly simply as the coronavirus. The government has closed Haiti’s border, ports, and airports to[…]

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