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“When it rains, we will grow again”: Haitian Women Observe International Women’s Day

by Alexis Erkert, photos by Ben Depp “As activists, we commemorate this as a day of struggle, a day to make our voices heard until someone […]

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Business as Government: Capitalizing on Disaster in Post-Earthquake Haiti

by Deepa Panchang and Beverly Bell “I am optimistic that in 18 months, yes, we will be autonomous in our decisions. But right now I have […]

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“The Super Bowl of Disasters”: Profiting from Crisis in Post-Earthquake Haiti

by Deepa Panchang, Beverly Bell, and Tory Field As Americans were gearing up for last week’s Super Bowl championship, Haiti’s president Michel Martelly was on a […]

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“Best Practices” and “Exemplar Communities”: Ivory Tower Housing Solutions for Haiti

Crossposted from Other Worlds. In a 2011 Forum on the Crisis of Housing in Haiti, a group of camp residents and advocates asked “grassroots organizations and […]

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Home: From Displacement Camps to Community in Haiti

By Alexis Erkert and Beverly BellJanuary 4, 2012 As 2012 begins, a growing movement of displaced people and their allies in Haiti is actively claiming the […]

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“Haitian Peasant Women as Poto Mitan, Central Pillar”: An interview with Iderle Brénus Gerbier

Iderle Brénus Gerbier has worked with many peasant organizations in support of women rights’ and food sovereignty. She is a member of the Haitian National Network […]

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‘Until The Day I Die’: Gerta Louisama on Haitian Women Winning Their Rights

Gerta Louisama is a member of the Executive Committee and the National Women’s Committee of Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen, Heads Together Small Producers of Haiti, […]

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Monsanto in Haiti

This article is based on reporting from Haiti-based Haiti Grassroots Watch and AlterPresse. HINCHE, Haiti, June 27 – Last week, thousands of farmers and supporters of […]

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Internationalism between Peoples: Learning and Constructing with Haitians

Jose Luis Patrola is a history professor, farmer, and member of the Brazilian land reform group, the Rural Landless Workers’ Movement, or MST. He has lived […]

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In Haiti Homes and Land are the Source of Life: International Forum on the Crisis of Housing in Haiti

Below are excerpts from the International Forum on the Crisis of Housing, held in Port-au-Prince May 19-21, 2011. During the forum, hundreds of Haitians, plus allies […]

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Haitian Mayor’s Office Vows to Destroy All Refugee Camps, Launches Violent Campaign

On May 23 and 25, police in the Delmas district of Port-au-Prince destroyed camps which sheltered people who were otherwise homeless since the earthquake. Police and […]

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Haiti: Just When You Think It Can’t Get Any Worse

We may soon look back on this period in Haiti with greater appreciation. Amidst the world-historic levels of death and suffering from last January’s earthquake, citizens […]

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