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By Justin Elliot, Propublica, and Laura Sullivan, NPR THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF CAMPECHE sprawls up a steep hillside in Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince. Goats rustle in trash that goes forever uncollected. Children kick a deflated volleyball in a dusty lot below … Continue reading
How dare they make such a statement! Do they have amnesia? It was one of their own, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) who blocked roughly $917 million dollars from the rebuilding effort. If it is a failure they have their own to … Continue reading
This development hopefully will spur investment, reconstruction and development in the country. The Associated Press: Haitian lawmakers vote to allow dual nationality.
The deep-seated global vendetta against Haiti is appalling. The United States has not released its pledged aid (thanks to Sen. Tom Coburn-let him know you do not agree), so in some respects the rest of the global community has that as an excuse,”…the … Continue reading
Bill Quigley writes a piece that provides us all with a picture of what the situation on the ground is and just how much aid to Haiti is needed. My position on this is and has been crystal clear, the people of … Continue reading
Outraged! That’s how I feel about this situation. Unfortunately, in Righting A Wrong I identified the reason Haiti seems to be victimized by the global community. As I have previously posted Sen Tom Coburn is the hearatless legislator holding up the … Continue reading
This is completely unacceptable. A certain political party talks about streamlining government. Yet, according to this article one of their own Sen. Tom Coburn is aiding the hold up by injecting an additional $1 million expense for an “independent” administrator … Continue reading
The price of freedom is poverty. As I have written before, because Haiti was the first to gain its independence by the sword and defeated the great Napoleon, Haiti has been penalized over generations for their accomplishment. The French has … Continue reading
This is great example of Haitian rebuilding. US-backed textile training center opens in Haiti.