Haiti: Manipulating the Electoral Process. Putting a Smiley Face on a Murderous Military Occupation

For anybody wanting to know a little more about the politics of Haiti now that Wyclef Jean has entered the political fray here is an article from Charlie Hinton. Interesting reading indeed. To cut to the chase, no election in Haiti, and no candidate in those elections, will be considered legitimate by the majority of […]

Aid piling up at UN’s ‘cold beer’ compound as red tape keeps aid from desperate Haitians – while UN staff have wi-fi and a bar

It is a tale of two cities. One has ice-cold beers, internet access, thousands of men and billions of dollars’ worth of  gleaming machinery, together with piles of food, blankets, generators and other aid relief from around the globe. This is the heavily fortified US-controlled Port-au-Prince airport and neighbouring United Nations compound. The other is […]

A Haiti Disaster Relief Scenario Was Envisaged by the US Military One Day Before the Earthquake

In an eerie parallel with the events of 9/11 which also had FEMA descent on New York the day before the attacks  US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) was preparing for an emergency operation exercise. A Haiti disaster relief scenario had been envisaged at the headquarters of US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) in Miami one day prior to […]