Senator in Haiti continues to press for investigation
Mon, Jan 23 2012 02:04
Haitian Senator Moise Jean-Charles (l) continues to press investigation intoHaitian president Michel"Sweet Mickey" Martelly's (r) having provided falseinformation to run for office in the last elections.Haiti Information Project (HIP) News Flash: President Michel Martelly's woes concerning allegations of holding a US passport are multiplying in Haiti. If true, he would be indicted by the Haitian Senate
Sweet Mickey invites Baby Doc to Commemorate Haiti's Earthquake
Sat, Jan 14 2012 10:24
President Michel "Sweet Mickey" Martelly and his wife greet former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier at a ceremony to commemorate the earthquake that struck Haiti two years ago. Duvalier is under orders not to leave the capital of Port au Prince before he stands trial for crimes against humanity including political murder and torture. (note: Bill Clinton is in background with jaw agape
Masking fear in Haiti
Fri, Dec 30 2011 11:41
A photo (left) of Michel Martelly, the former musician aka "Sweet Mickey",circulated over the Internet by Haitians in opposition to his government. Thetitles reads "Dear Haiti I'm getting ready for you." The photo on the rightis a study in contrast as the studious and serious image of Martelly cultivatedas president of Haiti.Flashpoints on Pacifica Radio presents an end of 2011 analysis of the situation
Screening to Oppose the Return of the Haitian MIlitary
Sun, Nov 13 2011 09:04
Haiti: Harvest of Hope to screen at School of the Americas Vigil November 18, 4:30PMConvention Center, 801 Front AvenueColumbus, Georgia Haiti: Harvest of Hope received this review from President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in 1995, nearly one year after he returned from exile.
20th anniversary radio special observing the brutal 1991 military coup in Haiti
Sat, Oct 1 2011 08:56
Flashpoints on Pacifica Radio takes an in-depth look back to September 30, 1991 when the US-backed Haitian military overthrew Haiti's first democratically elected president in a brutal coup. Special guests Ira Kurzban and Burt Wides join us from Miami and Washington D.C.... but first this update from Port au Prince with independent journalist Ansel Herz.Mr. Kurzban is former Counsel for the Governments
20th Anniversary of the 1991 coup in Haiti
Wed, Sep 28 2011 10:00
Today is the 20th anniversary of the brutal military coup of 1991 in Haiti. By the time it ended three years later, the Haitian military and the CIA creature known as FRAPH, had slaughtered, tortured, maimed and disappeared more than 5000 people. It is this legacy that must never be forgotten as Martelly, a supporter of the same deadly forces, calls for the re-institution of the military in Haiti.
Can the US Dept. of Justice indict Aristide in Haiti for Teleco bribery scandal?
Wed, Jul 20 2011 01:34
Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti addresses apress conference days before his ouster on February 29, 2004. Kevin Pina interviews former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide's attorney, Ira Kurzban, about recent indictments related to Haiti telecommunications bribery case.From: USDOJ-Office of Public Affairs (SMO) [mailto:USDOJ-Office.of.Public.Affairs@usdoj.gov] Sent: Wednesday, July 13,
American Journalist "destabilizing" press in Haiti?
Thu, Jul 14 2011 11:06
Kathie Klarreich named by Agence Haitienne de Presse as american journalist using money to "destabilize" the Haitian pressHaiti/post-séisme: les centaines de milliers de dollars amassés par certaines ONG au nom du renforcement des médias haïtiens servent plutôt à les destabiliserEn Haïti, plus de 18 mois après le séisme dévastateur, on se demande toujours à quand la reconstruction du
6th Anniversary of UN Massacre in Cite Soleil, July 6, 2011
Sun, Jul 10 2011 12:11
Victims of the UN military assault on Cite Soleil, July 6, 2005Flashpoints on Pacifica Radio re-examines the accusations of a massacre committed by United Nations military forces in the community of Cite Soleil Haiti on July 6, 2005.Host: Kevin PinaGuests: Seth Donnelly and Dave Welsh of the San Francisco Bay Area Labor Council, Ezili Danto of the Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network and Brian Concannon
Aristide's return to Haiti and the elections of March 20, 2011
Mon, Mar 21 2011 08:18
Flashpoints Senior Correspondent Kevin Pina speaks with Nicole Phillips of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) about the March 20, 2011 presidential elections. He also interviews Haitian journalist Wadner Pierre about Aristide's return and the impact it had on the elections and politics in Haiti.