President Obama Signed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into Law

By Wadner Pierre In a special event at the White House on Dec. 10, 2015, President Obama signed Every Student Succeeds Act to ensure that each student has access to a better education. This law will replace former President George Bush’s No Child Left Behind. “Every child is entitled to have a great teacher,” said the president … More President Obama Signed Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into Law

Haiti: CEP Failed to its Mission, But an Electoral Miscarriage Can Be Avoided

By Wadner Pierre  It has been over a month since Haiti’s Conseil Electoral Provisoire (Electoral Provisory Counsel), known as CEP, published its foreknown controversial fraudulent results for the first round presidential and second round legislative elections. The CEP’s preliminary results for the presidential elections placed President Michel Martelly’s hand-picked candidate Jovenel Moise of Parti Haïtien … More Haiti: CEP Failed to its Mission, But an Electoral Miscarriage Can Be Avoided

Haiti, The Show Must not Go on: Calling on the U.S. to Stop Supporting Martelly’s Illegal Efforts to Hold on to Power by Manipulating Elections

By Brian Concannon Jr. This article originally Published by The Hill  Haiti’s President, Michel Martelly, is a charismatic showman who has been a faithful ally to the Obama administration for the past five years. But it is time for his public office curtain call, and the administration needs to stop supporting his illegal efforts to … More Haiti, The Show Must not Go on: Calling on the U.S. to Stop Supporting Martelly’s Illegal Efforts to Hold on to Power by Manipulating Elections

L’Election Présidentielle de 2015 en Haïti: L’ Eglise Catholique Demande au CEP de Faire la Lumière sur les “irrégularités criantes et des fraudes de diverses provenances”

  NOTE de Presse Nous, Évêques Catholiques de l’Église d’Haïti, réunis en notre 120ème Assemblée Plénière Ordinaire à Lilavois, Croix-des-Bouquets, faisons part de notre solidarité et de notre profonde communion avec le peuple de notre pays, en ce moment critiqué et décisif de notre histoire. Cette solidarité et cette communion nous poussent à nous prononcer … More L’Election Présidentielle de 2015 en Haïti: L’ Eglise Catholique Demande au CEP de Faire la Lumière sur les “irrégularités criantes et des fraudes de diverses provenances”

NLG and IADL Election Observers Establish Flaws in Haiti’s October 25 Vote, Call for Independent Investigation

For immediate release Nicole Phillips, Esq. (in U.S., Speaks English and French) NLG Haiti Subcommittee Nicole@ijdh.org +001 510 715 2855 NEW YORK—A new report by international election observers concludes that Haiti’s October 25, 2015 presidential and legislative elections fell far short of minimum standards for fair elections, and calls for an independent investigation to address widespread allegations … More NLG and IADL Election Observers Establish Flaws in Haiti’s October 25 Vote, Call for Independent Investigation

Defiant Haiti: ‘We won’t let you steal these Elections!’

By Dave Welsh  This article was original published by San Francisco Bay View Hooded gangs attack protest march as police turn a blind eye. Nov. 20, 2015 – Hooded gangs attacked a large demonstration against election fraud today in the Haitian capital. A group of about 20 hooded men in a white pickup (license plate 1-00692), … More Defiant Haiti: ‘We won’t let you steal these Elections!’

Breakingnews: Haitian-born Singer and Activist Farah Juste Arrested in Miami, FL for protesting against Haiti’s Presidential Elections Results.

By Wadner Pierre By Wadner Pierre Haiti’s long-time social justice activist Farah Juste was arrested in Miami, FL while protesting against Haiti’s Conseil Electoral Provisoire’s (Provisional Electoral Council) presidential elections preliminary results. Sissi Michel a Haitian-born lawyer reported the arrest, on her Facebook page with Juste’s photo handcuffed. Michel wrote in French, “L’une des grandes … More Breakingnews: Haitian-born Singer and Activist Farah Juste Arrested in Miami, FL for protesting against Haiti’s Presidential Elections Results.

U.S. Film-maker and Social Justice Activist, Michael Moore, Offers to House Syrian Refugees

By Wadner Pierre                         In a heartbreaking letter to the  governor of his home state, Michigan, published on his Facebook page, Michael M0ore offers to house vulnerable Syrian refugees. He told  Gov. Rick Snyder, “…contrary to your declaration of denying Syrian refugees a home in … More U.S. Film-maker and Social Justice Activist, Michael Moore, Offers to House Syrian Refugees

18 Mayors Tell Pres. Obama They ‘will welcome the Syrian families to make homes and new lives in our cities’

By Wadner Pierre While House Republican with 47 Democrats voted to slam the door on the face of  the most vulnerable Syrian refugees (including orphan children), Los Angeles, New York, Chicago Boston and  15 other mayors from America’s largest cities wrote President Obama to commend him, and tell him that they are ready to resettle … More 18 Mayors Tell Pres. Obama They ‘will welcome the Syrian families to make homes and new lives in our cities’

Why Shouldn’t Pres. Obama Change his Strategy to Contain and Destroy #ISIL?

I will definitely encourage anyone to read Aaron David Miller’s entire piece on Foreign Policy It’s funny, but it may also capture the reality.  Miller wrote, “France and even Russia are doubling down on their fight against the Islamic State. But don’t expect the president to shift his current strategy.” But, why should Obama change his … More Why Shouldn’t Pres. Obama Change his Strategy to Contain and Destroy #ISIL?