12 thoughts on “US Baptist child trafficking in Haiti

  1. Peter Hallward: Securing disaster in Haiti

    By Peter Hallward
    January 21, 2010 — Nine days after the devastating earthquake that
    struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, it’s now clear that the initial phase
    of the US-led relief operation has conformed to the three fundamental
    tendencies that have shaped the more general course of the island’s
    recent history.[1] It has adopted military priorities and strategies. It
    has sidelined Haiti’s own leaders and government, and ignored the needs
    of the majority of its people. And it has proceeded in ways that
    reinforce the already harrowing gap between rich and poor. All three
    tendencies aren’t just connected, they are mutually reinforcing. These
    same tendencies will continue to govern the imminent reconstruction
    effort as well, unless determined political action is taken to
    counteract them.

    * Read more http://links.org.au/node/1476

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  2. Haiti: `Cancel the debt!’ — Joint statement by Asian left
    organisations in solidarity with the people of Haiti

    [To add your organisation’s support, email: Ign Mahendra K at
    international@prp-indonesia.org
    .]
    January 27, 2010 — On January 12, 2010, a 7.3 Richter scale earthquake
    struck Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. The earthquake caused great
    destruction and 200,000 people are thought to be dead. Further, 3
    million Haitians have been rendered homeless by the quake, which also
    damaged many public service buildings, such as hospitals and schools.

    * Read more http://links.org.au/node/1481

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  3. Haiti: A history of struggle and exploitation

    By Amanda Zivcic
    January 23, 2010 — Since the earthquake struck Haiti on January 12,
    2010, there has been a global outpouring of support. Many people,
    horrified by the scenes of sheer devastation, the astronomical death
    toll and the struggle of survivors to gain access to medicines, food and
    shelter, are left wondering: why so many? The oft-repeated tag of Haiti
    being “the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere” is true but this
    did not just happen. It is the result of a history of colonialism,
    slavery, imperialism, foreign military intervention, foreign-imposed
    dictatorships and unjust debt.

    * Read more http://links.org.au/node/1479

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  4. Three people smugglers held

    Bolivia: Officials have detained three people suspected of trafficking 19 Haitian children following last month’s devastating earthquake in the underdeveloped country, a prosecutor reported on Wednesday.

    Pura Cuellar said that Haitians Norvil Hugneau and Brevil Marie Dominque and Bolivian Nora Soliz Aguilera had been charged with human trafficking “with the intent of work-related and sexual exploitation.”

    The children, ranging in age from six to 16, were among 76 Haitians who arrived in Bolivia last month.

    http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/index.php/news/content/view/full/87840

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