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Haiti’s displaced: Caught between greedy landlords and an absentee government

Co-authored by and Laura Raymond, Education and Outreach Associate for CCR Today the Center for Constitutional Rights delegation in Haiti visited the Barbancourt II displacement camp in Port-Au-Prince. This camp is home to 310 families who lost their homes in the earthquake and have set up tents, tarps and corrugated metal structures with the few […]

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Jan 31, 2010 – Ten Baptist church workers will appear in a Haitian court tomorrow  for attempting to transport illegally 33 Haitian children by bus in an attempt to save children, the workers said.  The US Embassy has confirmed 10 US citizens are being held for “alleged violations of Haitian laws related to […]

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By Bill Quigley Why does the US owe Haiti Billions? Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State, stated his foreign policy view as the “Pottery Barn rule.” That is – “if you break it, you own it.” The US has worked to break Haiti for over 200 years. We owe Haiti. Not charity. We owe […]

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  In Haiti, everyone is hurting. The inconceivable happened in Haiti on January 12, 2010 when a 7.0 earthquake struck miles outside of its densely populated capital. Port-au-Prince is home to twenty percent of the population. With the epicenter near such a large population center, the estimated death toll has been unimaginably high, in the […]

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