Category: Haiti

Hope is hard to find in Haiti anymore

(April 19, 2005) Modest hope . . . has been replaced by increased hunger, chaos and despair, and everyone except the elite up the hill in Petionville, guarded from harm by ex-military, lives in fear.

Haiti needs freedom from debt, now!

(April 14, 2005) Haiti’s new debt was accrued largely under the father-and-son Duvalier regime; steeped in the blessings of the Cold War, they faced no questions when it came to raking in manifestly odious loans, writes Jubilee South.