The Hell That is Haiti

by Marty Goodman, published on Socialist Action, September 12, 2021 Haiti is being hit by an unending series of natural and human-made disasters – seemingly all at once. The assassination on July 7 of its president Jouvenel Moise; an Aug. 14 earthquake; tropical storms; rampaging gang violence and a COVID crisis in a society tortured by extreme poverty and inequality.[…]

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A Short History of Haiti

by Yanis Iqbal, published on Countercurrents, July 10, 2021 A reminder of the roots of the current Haitian upheaval. The 1697 Treaty of Ryswick legalized French control over the western third of the island of Hispaniola – a Spanish asset – under the name of Saint-Domingue. The colony proved to be a valuable spigot of wealth. In 1789, Saint-Domingue supplied[…]

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What’s Behind The Assassination Of Haitian President Moïses?

by Dan Cohen and Kim Ivers, published on MintPress News, July 9, 2021 Everything you never knew about what is going on in Haiti.  The quote targets the immediate issue, who killed Jovenal Moise, but the entire interview lays out a detailed context.  [jb] The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse sent shockwaves through the tiny Caribbean island nation and[…]

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