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 […]
It is commonly known that Black people “loot” and White people “find“ so hey, to send 20.000 US troops to Haiti is just precaution isn’t it?
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 […]
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 […]
When I grew up I heard about the Tomtom Macout, the hideously cruel machete wielding secret police of Papa Doc and later of Baby Doc. The US supported despots of Haiti. I heard about the callous murders and torture of these thugs and the fear the instilled in the local population. I was young and […]