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Human Rights in Haiti in the Manigat Era (0)

June 27, 2014 • musings

Michael S. Hooper and Jocelyn McCalla   Leslie F. Manigat died on June 27, 2014 at  the age of 83. Elevated to the presidency of Haiti via army-backed sham elections in January 1988, Manigat was forcibly removed from office about four months later by the very  leaders who had put him there. Haitians generally considered… Read More ›

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Haiti: It Started with a Bang… (0)

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It Ended in a Whimper 504 Days Later… Two hundred ten (210) years ago, Slaves and Freedmen who fought against France’s grip on the colony of Saint-Domingue and defeated its troops in a military campaign worthy of the most epic battles in recorded history seceded from the Empire and declared their independence. Haiti was born… Read More ›

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Dealing With Statelessness in the Dominican Republic (0)

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In September 2013, the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic (DR) reaffirmed a long-standing policy of denying citizenship rights to Dominicans born primarily of Haitian immigrant parents. The ruling, the Court said, was not subject to appeals: it had the final say  in the matter. Furthermore it ordered the Dominican Government to go through citizenship… Read More ›

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Human Rights in Haiti in the Manigat Era (0)

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Michael S. Hooper and Jocelyn McCalla   Leslie F. Manigat died on June 27, 2014 at  the age of 83. Elevated to the presidency of Haiti via army-backed sham elections in January 1988, Manigat was forcibly removed from office about four months later by the very  leaders who had put him there. Haitians generally considered… Read More ›

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I am Haiti too! (2)

Six months of meticulous research, planning, preparation, coordination, partnerships and team building led to an exceptionally well-organized and fruitful conference under the able hands of the Jean Robert Cadet Restavec Foundation and The Maurice Sixto Foundation.

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Will Internationalism be the new US Mantra? (0)

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The United States will no longer shun the United Nations Human Rights Council. The Obama Administration announced today that it will seek a seat on the Council. More importantly, according to the Washington Post, New Zealand has offered to step aside in order to ensure that should the US bid for a seat on the… Read More ›

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