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And Haiti’s Next President Is…

A week ago last Sunday, Haitian’s took to the polls for the second time in recent months, concluding the second round of voting for local senators and deputies, and for the country’s next president. While many pundits pointed out that … Continue reading

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Can America Make it a Democracy?

It reads almost like a morbid running joke. “… as if the earthquake, hurricane season, cholera, and elections quagmire were not enough, the old president-for-life comes back and considers running once more.” No one laughs; at a certain point, you … Continue reading

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Celestin Presents: Christmas in Haiti

On December 7th, the twitter account promoting Jude Celestin (or perhaps it’s actually him, i’m not sure) wrote: It’s settled! Jude Celestin will face Mirlande Manigat in the Second Round! At the time, this was important for two reasons: 1) … Continue reading

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Haiti’s Post Elections Waiting Game

I have to take everyone’s word for it, that all around me Haiti is burning.  Several of us attempted to get to work this morning, only to find blockades along the major roads and some of the backalleys.  Reports continued … Continue reading

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