Wikileaks & Haiti: What's Driving Washington's Obsession?

March 1, 2011

Haiti watchers in the U.S. repeatedly hear several questions from North Americans new to the island nation’s history: Why is Washington obsessed with containing any legitimate pro-democracy movement in the hemisphere’s poorest country? How is a nation state the size of Maryland with a mostly destitute population of 9 million a threat to the U.S.?


Haiti needs the world's support

Noam Chomsky, Tariq Ali, Slavoj Žižek and others call on the US, France and Canada to keep out of Haiti's democratic process in an open letter to the Guardian

Noam Chomsky, Tariq Ali, Slavoj Žižek et al
guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 2 March 2011 15.46 GMT


Haitians Demand New Elections

Mark Weisbrot: US pressure forcing election runoff only with candidates they favor

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Waiting for Justice in Haiti: One Year Later Part 1

Danny Glover: Haiti's history and Haiti's relationship to today's world

Waiting for Justice in Haiti One Year Later



For helping Haiti, thank you, President Zuma

Haiti is indebted to South Africa for sheltering ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Please now assist his early return

Jesse Jackson, Danny Glover and others
guardian.co.uk, Thursday 24 February 2011 14.00 GMT

Dear President Zuma,

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