The Week on Sunday (weekly)

  • Below are photos to accompany my book Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti (Monthly Review Press, 2012). These photos were either: (a) provided to me with permission to use by the photographer, (b) photos that I took, or (C) I have re-pasted them here (through Creative Commons (CC) which was especially necessary with the older historical periods covered).

    tags: haiti militarisation

  • “We can’t sit and just say everything must stop. We must take a resolution to tell the Executive this is the position of the Senate of the Republic, the Haitian Parliament on this issue. Everything must be done within regulations. We can not resolve a wrong with a wrong but in the meantime…”

    tags: haiti canadian mining

  • Port-au-Prince, HAITI, 22 January 2013 — For more than two years, teams of US and Haitian businesspeople have been working on massive public-private business deal: a factory that would transform garbage from the capitol into electricity, a resource so rare in Haiti, only 30 percent of the population has access.

    But the project involves a technology so potentially dangerous, it has been outlawed in some cities and countries. It would also commit the state to a 30-year contract.

    tags: haiti grassroots Energy

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