Revolution’s Human Costs and Unintended Consequences

Revolution’s Human Costs and Unintended Consequences
Haiti Liberte

(Français) “Anyone waiting for a ‘pure’ social revolution will never live long enough to see it. He is only a revolutionary in words, who understands nothing of what a real revolution is.” Lenin in “Review of a discussion on the law of nations,” 1916, Works, Volume 22. On the night of Aug. 21, 1791, the […]

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U.S. Imperialism, Get Out! And Take Your Presidential Council with You…

U.S. Imperialism, Get Out! And Take Your Presidential Council with You…
Haiti Liberte

A French saying goes: ‘Those who resemble each other, always end up flocking together.” Traditional Haitian political figures, who have flocked to the “transitional presidential council” (CPT) that U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken cooked up with the aid of a few lackeys from CARICOM in Kingston, Jamaica on Mar. 11, all have the same […]

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Ariel Henry: An Itinerant Ex-Prime Minister Without a Country

Ariel Henry: An Itinerant Ex-Prime Minister Without a Country
Haiti Liberte

Since arriving in New York from Nairobi, Kenya on Sat., Mar. 2, former de facto Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been trying to get back to Haiti. But Haiti does not want him. He spent several days in Manhattan, but no commercial flights could fly him and his large entourage to Haiti because the Port-au-Prince […]

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CELAC Should Revisit its Position on Haiti

CELAC Should Revisit its Position on Haiti
Haiti Liberte

The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) was founded in Caracas, Venezuela in December 2011 as an alternative to the Washington, DC-based Organization of Amercan States (OAS), formed in 1948 to be a Cold War chariot. Cuba characterizes the OAS as Washington’s “Ministry of Colonial Affairs, ” which expelled the socialist nation in […]

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Don’t be Surprised or Discouraged. Revolutions Take Time.

Don’t be Surprised or Discouraged. Revolutions Take Time.
Haiti Liberte

The strong U.S. support for Haiti’s de facto Prime Minister Ariel Henry seems to come from very high up. It looks a lot like a criminal agreement between hit-men and dark forces to hide certain truths in a shady affair. The Core Group’s alleged rationale of appointing Ariel Henry as interim Prime Minister under the […]

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In Haiti, Migration Can Mean Heartbreak for Families

In Haiti, Migration Can Mean Heartbreak for Families
Haiti Liberte

CAP-HAÏTIEN, HAITI — Youdeline Garçon has lived in the United States for seven months. Two days after arriving from Haiti, she gave birth to her first child. Her husband wasn’t there. Garçon, who has been married for about a year and a half, met her husband at the university in 2017. When she got pregnant […]

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In Haiti, Losing an ID Is the Beginning of a Bureaucratic Nightmare

In Haiti, Losing an ID Is the Beginning of a Bureaucratic Nightmare
Haiti Liberte

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI — Two years ago, Ferlando Jean lost his identity card at a bus station while traveling to Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital. The journey to replace it has become an unyielding struggle. The 32-year-old financial agent says he has visited the National Identification Office in Diquini, a suburb in the town of Carrefour, 10 times […]

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As Haiti Turns 220, a Revolution Brews to Oust Ariel Henry and Stop Foreign Intervention

As Haiti Turns 220, a Revolution Brews to Oust Ariel Henry and Stop Foreign Intervention
Haiti Liberte

General-turned-Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines announced Haiti’s independence on Jan. 1, 1804 in the northwestern city of Gonaïves. “We must finally live independently or die,” he declared. “Let us swear to the entire universe, to posterity, to ourselves, to renounce France forever and to die rather than live under its domination; to fight until the last breath […]

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Calling for “Radical Change,” Former Coup Leader Guy Philippe Triumphantly Returns to Haiti

Calling for “Radical Change,” Former Coup Leader Guy Philippe Triumphantly Returns to Haiti
Haiti Liberte

The former leader of the “armed wing” of the U.S. and French-backed coalition which drove President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from power in February 2004, Guy Philippe, 55, was returned to Haiti along with 16 other Haitian deportees on a U.S. Department of Homeland Security-chartered flight from Alexandria, LA to Port-au-Prince on Nov. 30. The timing of […]

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