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Dominican Republic Expels, Mistreats Haitians, Activists Say
December 6, 2021
Bien-Aime St. Clair frowned as the stream of older Haitian migrants pushed past him. Accused of living in the Dominican Republic illegally, they knew they had no choice but to go back across the border to Haiti. ... read more »
Haiti Prime minister appoints new Cabinet amid turmoil
November 29, 2021
Prime Minister Ariel Henry swore in his new Cabinet on Wednesday, more than four months after he assumed leadership of Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. ... read more »
Former US Rep. Carrie Meek remembered as trailblazer
November 29, 2021
Politicians and public figures on Monday recalled Meek’s pioneering career, with many noting her devotion to working class families in her Miami district as well as her powerful oratory, in an outpouring of support after her death at 95 years old after a long illness. ... read more »
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Still Under the Broken Bridge of Immigration: Resisting With Our Haitian and Other Relatives
October 7, 2021
The U.S. must stop imposing on Haiti its imperialist system of domination, deprivation and degradation ... read more »
Talk Freedom to the People: Framing Our Future in Struggle
September 30, 2021
As we of the Organization Us closeout a month-long celebration of our 56th anniversary, I want to reshare with you an article I previously wrote concerning the praise and practice of freedom. For it is in the five broad areas of our liberation struggle, i.e., education, mobilization, organization, confrontation and transformation, that freedom is liberating and liberated ground on which we stand. ... read more »
America’s Inhumane Treatment of Haitians
September 23, 2021
Haitian Migrants were “expelled” from American soil over the weekend; the forced movement is bleeding into the current week.  A lot of footwork took place on Monday, according to U.S. officials, as over 6,000 people of the Haitian community were removed from Texas. ... read more »
Congressmember Karen Bass speaks on Haitian migrants & seeking asylum
September 21, 2021
Seeking asylum in this country is a legal process. What's happening is unconscionable. Border patrol agents on horseback whipping Black immigrants is reminiscent of the 1800s. ... read more »
REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS IN PRESS GAGGLE AFTER MEETING ON THE BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA
September 21, 2021
"And women shouldn't have to make -- no parent should have to make those choices.  And I believe that we as a society are presenting a false choice if we say to individuals that you either can be a parent -- and then the daughter of aging parents -- or you can pursue your profession and continue with the work that you care about and love." ... read more »
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Haitian journey to Texas border starts in South America
September 21, 2021
Robins Exile downed a traditional meal of plantains and chicken at a restaurant run by Haitian immigrants, just a short walk from the walled border with the United States. He arrived the night before and went there seeking advice: Should he try to get to the U.S., or was it better to settle in Mexico? ... read more »
Haiti faces fresh instability as PM comes under scrutiny
September 15, 2021
Haiti’s government is starting to crumble as Prime Minister Ariel Henry faces increased scrutiny from authorities investigating the president’s slaying, with one top official resigning Wednesday as he accused Henry of obstructing justice in a sharply worded letter. Rénald Luberice, who served more than four years as secretary general of Haiti’s Council of Ministers, said he cannot remain under the direction of someone who is under suspicion and who “does not intend to cooperate with justice, seeking, on the contrary, by all means, to obstruct it.” ... read more »
Haiti prosecutor seeks to charge PM in killing, is replaced
September 14, 2021
A new chief prosecutor was sworn in Tuesday just hours after his predecessor asked a judge to charge Prime Minister Ariel Henry in the slaying of the president and to bar him from leaving Haiti, a move that could further destabilize a country roiled by turmoil following the assassination and a recent major earthquake. ... read more »
Desperation and Despair in Haiti as Relief Efforts Stall
August 26, 2021
Desperation has accompanied despair in Haiti following the deadly earthquake that claimed more than 2,100 lives and a tropical storm that further decimated the island nation. ... read more »
Tropical storm feeds growing anger in quake-stricken Haiti
August 17, 2021
Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Grace forced a temporary halt Tuesday to the Haitian government’s response to the deadly weekend earthquake, feeding the growing anger and frustration among thousands who were left homeless. ... read more »
The History and Future of Haiti: Revolution, Repression, Resistance and Eventual Victory
July 27, 2021
The history and culture of Haiti is marked by extraordinary expressions of revolutionary struggle and victory, suffering and repression, but always righteous and relentless resistance of the people and their radical refusal to be defeated. The Haitian nation was born in revolutionary struggle, achieving what no enslaved people had done before or after. It defeated its enslavers and other armies and political forces that sought to thwart and negate its national liberation, inspired and assisted liberation struggles in Latin America, and became a beacon of African and human liberation, teaching possibility and achievement against all odds. But the enemies of Haiti, the world African community and human freedom never forgave it and has since its birth worked to divide it, reconquer it, and reverse its instructive and enduring achievement. In a word, their efforts were directed towards rendering it irrelevant, except as a site of imperialist exploitation, name-calling and conversational contempt. ... read more »
Core Group signals support for Haiti’s designated PM
July 18, 2021
A key group of international diplomats on Saturday signaled support for Haiti's designated prime minister in the first such statement of its kind following the assassination of President Jovenel Moise _ a move that surprised many because it does not mention the interim prime minister who has actually been running the country. ... read more »
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