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Canada out of Haiti
Riaz Sayani-Mulji, Ryan Sparrow | We speak with Roger Annis, co-ordinator of the Canada Haiti Action Network, on his recent delegation to Haiti, the detrimental effects of corporate NGOs on the rebuilding process, and more.
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Haiti, June 2011: Unofficial settlements like this one are springing up on barren land outside of Port au Prince as Haiti's poor or those left homeless by the earthquake lose faith in reconstruction. Photo: Roger Annis
Roger Annis | We witnessed the dedication and hard work of Haitians, government officials and ministries, and international agencies and volunteers, but poor and displaced Haitians still suffer terrible hardships.
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Riaz Sayani-Mulji, Ryan Sparrow | We speak with Kevin Edmonds of the Canada Haiti Action Network and Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti on rebuilding after the 2010 earthquake, the Canadian coup d'etat of 2004, and more.
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Michel Martelly makes an appearance at the Lycee Petionville polling station during the recent Haitian elections. Photo: Rozanna Fang/Flickr
Kevin Edmonds and Roger Annis | The inauguration of Michel Martelly to the Haitian presidency on May 14 should sound serious alarm for those concerned with human rights, justice and the rule of law in the country.
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Michel Martelly, Haiti's new leader.
Roger Annis and Kevin Edmonds | The now completed, foreign-financed electoral exercise in Haiti has landed a neo-Duvalierist in the office of the presidency.
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Roger Annis | Action is what is needed to produce real aid for these urgent crises -- but don't expect it from the undemocratic UN, with the self interests of the Security Council and permanent vetoes in play.
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Brazilian peacekeepers from the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) distribute water and food in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. 22/Jan/2010. Port-au-Prince, Haiti. UN Photo/Marco Dormino/Flickr
Kevin Edmonds | On December 25, the Organization of American States removed their special representative, Ricardo Seitenfus, from Haiti. The reason was very simple. He told the truth.
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Haiti Solidarity B.C. | Dear MPs, Please challenge the failed approach that Canada has followed to date in Haiti. Haitians need meaningful aid, more of it, and less manipulation of their political sovereignty and democracy.
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Kevin Edmonds in Port-au-Prince | The current health crisis has blatantly underscored how aid to Haiti has not been given with the intention of making the island more self sufficient, but more dependent on the international community.
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Kevin Edmonds and Roger Annis | The main political bodies in Haiti have been destroyed apart from the exceptionally powerful presidency. Abuse is rife, there are no voters lists. How can an election be fair in these conditions?
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Nicolas Rossier | Elections are on Nov. 28 and Haiti's deposed president gives his first interview in four years. He discusses his aim to stay out of politics and his desire to return home.
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A UN police officer points a pistol at freelance journalist Ansel Hertz during the protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Oct. 15.. Photo: Gaetantguevara/Flickr
Isabeau Doucet | Even before the cholera outbreak, tensions in Port-au-Prince had reached an ugly point with the passing of another year of UN mandate in Haiti by the security council.