Category Archives: Haiti

Haitians Form Coalition and Plan Jan. 19 Demonstration in NYC to Answer Trump’s Racism

On Jan. 13, 50 activists and representatives of Haitian and U.S. parties and organizations met at the Harry Numa Conference Hall of Haiti Liberté newspaper in Brooklyn to forge a response to President Donald Trump’s racist remarks of Jan. 11 calling Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations “shithole countries” whose émigrés should not be allowed to stay in the U.S.

Five Nobel Peace Laureates urge UN to pay off debt to Haiti

On the eve of the Security Council’s decision to closedown the MINUSTAH, the highly criticized mission it has maintained in Haiti since 2004, five Nobel Peace Prize Laureates call on the UN to ensure reparations and an end to impunity for the mass human rights violations committed by its troops.

Taking ‘Major Steps Towards Justice,’ UN Apologizes for Haiti Cholera Outbreak

by Andrea Germanos

Marking what one advocacy group hailed as “major steps towards justice,” the United Nations on Thursday apologized for its role in the deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.