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Statement by United National Antiwar Coalition, October 17, 2022 The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) rejects any and all calls for new occupations of Haiti. United States and Canadian military are already on the ground in the capital of Port-au-Prince under the guise of providing security from gangs when they are in fact repeating the same old playbook, asserting control[…]

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Haiti and the Debt of Independence

by Yves Engler, published on Countercurrents, September 4, 2022 In the vast history of imperialist exploitation few episodes match the depravity of Haiti’s debt of independence. Military blackmail of a small country by a superpower, prioritizing “property rights” over human rights, racial capitalism, a sellout “light skinned” local bourgeoise and the way our past haunts the present are all part[…]

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No to Foreign Military Intervention in Haiti! Yes to Haitian Self Determination!

by the Black Alliance for Peace Haiti/Americas Team, published on Black Agenda Report, October 19, 2022 The vote in the UN Security Council did not take place.  It appears that behind the scenes, Russia and China made it clear they would not support these measures.  I published the Black Alliance for Peace Response to this a little further down if[…]

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The Record: U.S. Imperialism in Haiti

by Marty Goodman, published on Socialist Action, October 7, 2022 Download our Haiti protest flyer here Haiti’s mighty slave revolution, which declared its independence from France in 1804, horrified racist U.S.rulers, who have sought to crush Haitian independence for over 200 years. The U.S. first occupied Haiti during 1915-1934. U.S. Marines slaughtered thousands during a war of anti-imperialist resistance led[…]

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The Black Alliance for Peace Welcomes Delayed Security Council Vote on Western Invasion of Haiti

Statement by Black Alliance for Peace, October 18, 2022 BAP’s Explicit Call for Security Council Opposition Was Heard October 18, 2022 — One day after the Black Alliance for Peace – and other individuals and groups from Haiti and the Haitian diaspora – requested that Russia and China oppose the Biden Administration’s UN Security Council resolution providing cover for another[…]

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Four Straight Years of Nonstop Street Protest in Haiti

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Globetrotter, September 27, 2022 The destruction of Haiti appears to be an international project.  The US leads, having smashed their legitimate government repeatedly and destroyed any avenues toward independence, integrity or economic stability that have arisen.  What is their crime?  Is it an indpendent spirit, or merely the vulnerability of the small and weak?   […]

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The “Leftism” of the Americas Collapses at the Door of Haitian Sovereignty

by Jemima Pierre, published on Black Agenda Report, September 28, 2022 While many are celebrating the potential rise of another “Pink Tide” in Latin America and the emergence of a truly multipolar world, it seems clear that the fight for Haitian sovereignty will continue to be outside of “leftist” imaginations. It is an exhilarating time for the “leftists” of the[…]

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Asylum, Migration and U.S. Foreign Policy

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, September 21, 2022 Immigration rules are often determined by U.S. foreign policy. Citizens of nations under U.S. attack, such as Venezuela, are made eligible for asylum. Haitians suffer under U.S. dictates but are deported and returned to the hell that Washington created. Every day the republican governors of Texas, Greg Abbott, and Florida,[…]

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“The Haitian People Need a Socialist State,” says Journalist Jean Waltès Bien-Aimé

by Tanya Wadhwa, published on People’s Dispatch, September 8, 2022 Since August 22, under the banner of “Rise Up for Another Independence,” tens of thousands of Haitians have been repeatedly taking to the streets in different parts of the country, demanding the resignation of de-facto Prime Minister and acting President Ariel Henry. Protesters have criticized that during the past one[…]

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Haiti Under the Gun

by G. Dunkel, published on Workers World, July 25, 2022 In the current situation in Haiti, organized groups — invariably called gangs by the bourgeois media — often have more and heavier weapons than the Haitian cops. Some of these “gangs” were created to profit from extortion and kidnapping, like the “400 Mawozo” who grabbed 17 missionaries in December 2021[…]

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