Obama’s Way of Dealing with Global Crisis

By Wadner Pierre In a world where state actors are unlikely to declare war to each other, but non-state actors like terrorist networks such as ISIS will do to either fulfill their political ideology or religious beliefs. That is why it is critical that global leaders carefully explore different options and use the appropriate tools when dealing … More Obama’s Way of Dealing with Global Crisis

Haiti’s Fraudulent Presidential Frontrunner, Jovel Moïse Seizes Land for His Own Banana Republic

  By Joshua Steckley and Beverly Bell This report is based on extensive interviews, on-site and via phone, with more than 20 government officials, economic development professionals, peasant farmers, and community organizers, between July 2015 and January 2016. We reached out to Agritrans for comment, but they did not respond. The only man running in … More Haiti’s Fraudulent Presidential Frontrunner, Jovel Moïse Seizes Land for His Own Banana Republic

The Blood of the Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights, and Haitian History

  From an Interview with Ricot Jean-Pierre By Beverly Bell Yesterday, January 12, on the sixth anniversary of the 7.0 earthquake, Haitians mourned the countless lives lost. Among the many aftershocks they face is disaster capitalism, in which the Haitian elite and foreign corporations – backed by the US government, World Bank, and Inter-American Development … More The Blood of the Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights, and Haitian History

#ESSAY, Haiti and the UN’s Endless Peacekeeping Mission: Is UN a Curse for Haiti’s Democracy?

  BY WADNER PIERRE    Introduction Three presidential elections have been organized under the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission watch; all of them had been either marred with irregularities or massive frauds. In 2006, Haitian people had to gain the streets for several weeks to abort an electoral coup pre-engineered by United States-backed de facto … More #ESSAY, Haiti and the UN’s Endless Peacekeeping Mission: Is UN a Curse for Haiti’s Democracy?

“The Struggle for Land Justice Knows No Borders”: Corporate Pillaging in Haiti

An interview with Nixon Boumba, Democratic Popular Movement (MODEP) and American Jewish World Service Edited by Natalie Miller, Other Worlds Since the earthquake of January, 2010, Haiti has increasingly become a target of extraction and private business development by Haitian and foreign investors. Income and trade – if the wages are livable and the trade is … More “The Struggle for Land Justice Knows No Borders”: Corporate Pillaging in Haiti

Opinion: Haiti’s Electoral Shambles, CEP Officials Can Either Fix the Mess or They Go to Jail

By WADNER PIERRE For too long, people paid by Haitian people to do their job have not been held accountable. Now, it’s the time for the Haiti’s electoral officials – the Conseil Electoral Provisoire (CEP) – to either fix the electoral mess or go to jail. It is despicable that a CEP official threatened to … More Opinion: Haiti’s Electoral Shambles, CEP Officials Can Either Fix the Mess or They Go to Jail

Pres. Obama: Zaevion Dobson ‘Was a hero at 15’

BY WADNER PIERRE In a heroic act, 15-year-old Knoxville, Tenn., high school football sophomore Zaevion Dobson shielded his three female friends from being killed by gunmen who were randomly shooting at them. None of Dobson’s three female friends were hurt Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch told Associated Press. One Dobson’s, Kiara Rucker told told CBS affiliate WVLT,“If … More Pres. Obama: Zaevion Dobson ‘Was a hero at 15’

Pres. Obama: Republicans IS Only Party in the Advanced World that Denies Climate Change’

BY WADNER PIERRE At his  20105 En-of -Year Press Conference, President said he has no doubt that there will be a terrific democratic nominee and he will campaign for him/her. “I am confident that I will have a democratic successor. I will campaign hard for that,” said the president. On foreign policy and the battle … More Pres. Obama: Republicans IS Only Party in the Advanced World that Denies Climate Change’

Haiti Elections: Catholic Church still Undecided whether to join the Govt.-formed Electoral Commission or Not

BY WADNER PIERRE Nearly two months since Haiti’s Conseil Electoral Provisoire (Electoral Provisional Council), know as the CEP, announced the final results for the first round presidential elections, second round legislative and local elections that plagued with massive frauds. The controversial results for the presidential elections placed Haiti’s ruling Party candidate, Jovel Moise at the … More Haiti Elections: Catholic Church still Undecided whether to join the Govt.-formed Electoral Commission or Not