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From Charity to Solidarity in Haiti: Lessons for the Policy Makers (Part III)

Humanitarian aid initiatives organized by Haitian communities offer respectful, democratic contrasts to the multi-billion dollar aid effort of the international community, much of which is wasted at b … Read More»

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Broadcasting Women's Voices in Haiti's Reconstruction: Women's Community Radio

Haitian women have been increasingly vocal and active in social, political, and economic issues since the fall of the Duvalier dictatorship in 1986. … Read More»

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Addressing the Social Causes of Poor Health: Alternative Health Care and Healing in Haiti (Part III)

For most Haitians, when health care is available at all, it all too often treats the immediate problem only. … Read More»

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The Shock Doctrine in Haiti: An Interview with Patrick Elie

Patrick Elie has long been a democracy activist. … Read More»

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The Business of Disaster: Where's the Haiti-Bound Money Going?

“A sweeping exercise in nation-building on a scale and scope not seen in generations,” said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the international donors conference on March 31 in New York, where forei … Read More»

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Upcoming Atlanta meeting on Haitian Heritage - origins

As promised earlier, I'm posting info on an upcoming meeting in Atlanta that Marie Bonheur asked about: It's July 10 in Atlanta. - AC 2010 Symposium on Haiti in Atlanta … Read More»

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"Our Bodies are Shaking Now" - Rape Follows Earthquake in Haiti

“The way you saw the earth shake, that’s how our bodies are shaking now,” said a member of the grassroots anti-violence group Commission of Women Victim-to-Victim (KOFAVIV by its Creole acronym). … Read More»

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Haiti: Where Solidarity Means Survival - Part II

“If it weren’t for solidarity, Haiti wouldn’t be alive today,” is an expression commonly heard here since the earthquake of January 12. … Read More»

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Haiti: Where Solidarity Means Survival - Lessons for the Policy Makers

Perhaps more than anything today, Haiti needs a new macro-economy, one based above all on meeting the needs of its citizens. … Read More»

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