Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Haiti

Dominican Republic building ‘Trump wall’

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In February 2022 the Dominican Republic began construction of its long-mooted border wall to keep out Haitian migrants.

From citizen to foreigner: how digital IDs can be used to...

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In 2013, a Dominican Constitutional Tribunal stripped a documented, Dominican-born woman of her citizenship, claiming that she had mistakenly been issued with a birth certificate. Dr Eve Hayes de Kalaf investigates in a new book how the universal registration of citizens can be used to exclude the vulnerable.

Haiti needs solidarity not charity

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In an urgent and impassioned statement, Haiti Support Group warns that the country's 'apparent fragility to "natural" disaster is no accident. The world made it that way. What the country needs now, desperately, is solidarity, not charity.

Dominican Republic: a wall of division

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The Dominican president has announced plans to build a new, Trump-style wall, to exclude Haitian migrants. This responds to and will further fuel his country's sad record of discrimination against Haitians and will penalise poor border areas which rely on trade and exchange.

Haitians revolt against president’s ‘state terrorism’

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Haiti is not unfamiliar with violent uprisings. However, since the US-backed installation of Jovenel Moïse in 2004, unrest has been relentless, with violence and repression reaching a bloody crescendo in recent weeks.

Haiti: Madan Sara women

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The Madan Sara are at the forefront of a battle for a more robust and inclusive economy in Haiti. The women known as Madan...

To end Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

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In November-December 2018 Christian Aid promoted a Month of Awareness of Gender Based Violence, working with its partners in the region, around the International...

Haiti: what fuelled the petrol protests?

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After days of violent street protests, Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant and his cabinet resigned on Saturday July 14. The resignations followed a...

Phillip Wearne – a tribute

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“The people have spoken – the bastards!” This tribute was first published by Haiti Support Group. These words were muttered by a US Embassy official at...

Haiti is no shithole

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This post was published by Haiti Support Group. You can read the original here 12th January 2018: Today marks eight years after the Léogâne Earthquake...

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