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Cholera’s Insidious March Across Haiti

November 30, 2010 Leave a comment
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Cholera Crisis in Haiti

November 26, 2010 Leave a comment
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Stephen Lendman – Haiti’s Sham Elections: Solidifying Imperial Control

November 23, 2010 Leave a comment

From Countercurrents:

Haiti’s Sham Elections: Solidifying Imperial Control

By Stephen Lendman

23 November, 2010
Countercurrents.org

On November 28, first round legislative and presidential elections will be held. As a previous article explained, democracy will be absent because the nation’s most popular party, Aristide’s Fanmi Lavalas, and 14 others are excluded, the system rigged to install Washington’s favorites.

In a September 8, Miami Herald op-ed, Ira Kurzban, an immigration and employment law expert as well as Aristide’s former legal counsel headlined, “Unfair and undemocratic,” saying:

“Imagine if (America’s) Federal Election Commission disqualified the Democratic and Republican parties from the 2012 presidential election and declared that only candidates of minor parties could run.”

“Yet (Haiti’s November 28 elections) are just that – unfair, unconstitutional and undemocratic.”

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Democracy Now! – Haitians Barricading Streets with Coffins as Protests against U.N. Continue over Cholera Outbreak

November 18, 2010 Leave a comment

From Democracy Now!:

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Haitians Barricading Streets with Coffins as Protests against U.N. Continue over Cholera Outbreak

Protests are continuing in Haiti over the cholera outbreak that has now killed more than 1,100 people and infected some 17,000. On Wednesday, residents in the city of Cap-Haïtien clashed with U.N. troops for the third consecutive day. Crowds have taken to the streets expressing anger at the Haitian government and the United Nations for failing to contain the disease. We go to Cap-Haïtien to speak with independent journalist Ansel Herz. [includes rush transcript]

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Noam Chomsky – US role in Haiti destruction

November 17, 2010 Leave a comment
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Al Jazeera – Haiti fights to contain cholera

October 30, 2010 Leave a comment
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Democracy NOW! – Cholera Outbreak in Haiti

October 26, 2010 Leave a comment

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