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Canada's Hypocritical Double-Standard on Haiti and Venezuela

Canada’s Hypocritical Double-Standard on Haiti and Venezuela

March 2, 2019

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is supporting Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise, who has lost all legitimacy, if he ever had any, and at the same time it is in the forefront in opposing Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro, who had a more legitimate election and has more supporters, says Yves Engler

Haiti: Weeks of Protests Demanding the Resignation of the President

Haiti: Weeks of Protests Demanding the Resignation of the President

February 19, 2019

President Jovenel Moise is accused of siphoning money from Petrocaribe, a low cost oil program from Venezuela, and mismanagement. We speak with award winning journalist, Jacqueline Charles

How Haiti's Spontaneous Uprising is Connected to Venezuelan Solidarity

How Haiti's Spontaneous Uprising is Connected to Venezuelan Solidarity

February 15, 2019
Kim Ives of Haiti Liberté unravels how the new Haitian revolt entangles Duvalier style corruption of money stolen from Venezuela's PetroCaribe program and subtle US intervention
Haitians Rise Up Against Corruption, Austerity

Haitians Rise Up Against Corruption, Austerity

October 28, 2018

A corruption scandal in Haiti has ignited a massive protest and thrown the Haitian government into crisis. At issue is the misuse of nearly $2 billion from PetroCaribe, a Venezuela-sponsored program that was supposed to help rebuild Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. We speak to Jake Johnston of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

The Role the US Played in Reversing Latin America’s ‘Pink Tide’

July 29, 2018

A mere ten years ago almost all countries in South and Central America had left or center-left governments in office. Now only a handful remain. How did this happen? We speak to CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot about how Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon might have described to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the US effort…

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

June 10, 2018
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Oxfam Prostitution Scandal in Haiti Deepens Suspicions of Other NGOs

February 26, 2018

The sexual misconduct scandal involving Oxfam in Haiti further deepens Haitians’ suspicions of NGOs, which have already contributed to the profound neoliberalization of Haitian society explains Haiti Liberte’s Kim Ives

UN Mission Helped Plan Haitian Raid that Ended in Civilian Massacre

January 16, 2018

A UN-backed anti-gang operation in the Grand Ravine area of Port-au-Prince ended in the summary execution of civilians on a school campus — but the killings have been largely ignored. We speak to Jake Johnston, who reported on the incident for the Intercept

From Haiti to Africa, US Owes More Than a Trump Apology

January 13, 2018

Donald Trump’s racist “shithole” comments offer the US a new opportunity to reckon with its longtime destabilization and plunder of the countries he insulted, says Haitian writer Jean Saint-Vil