The Collectif contre l’impunité, a coalition of several Haitian human rights groups and advocates, released the following statement on the court proceedings to date regarding Jean-Claude Duvalier standing for trial in Haiti today. Port-au-Prince, February 27, 2013 — On Thursday February 28 at 10 am, the Court of Appeal will hold its next hearing on… Read More ›
President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform at the press conference marking his first 100 days in office. He laid out the case for legalization in a forthright manner, stating that a broken immigration system is: "not good for American workers. It’s dangerous for Mexican would-be workers who are trying to cross… Read More ›
Was there a relationship between Lincoln and Darwin? In the 19th century, both the scientist and the anti-slavery president were near-mythical figures. With the theory of evolution and the Civil War, each touched off a revolution that changed the world. Coincidentally (but do coincidences exist?) they shared a birthday. What is the Haitian connection?
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.
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 ›