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Lavalas reaction to election irregularities in Haiti

Flashpoints interviews Yvon Kernizan in Haiti about the reaction of Fanmi Lavalas to the irregularities of the August 9, 2015 parliamentary elections. We also speak with political analyst Frantz Jerome for an update.PLAY AUDIO
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Haiti's elections legitimate?

Polling station destroyed by masked assailants in Rue Valliant, Port au Prince, Haiti.Flashpoints interviews Brian Concannon of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) who discusses the legitimacy of Haiti's recent parliamentary elections held on August 9, 2015.PLAY AUDIO
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Elections in Haiti under Martelly

Earlier in his career Haitian president "Sweet Mickey"/Michel Martellydresses in military garb. Martelly is accused of trying to restorea new version of the historically brutal Haitian military.Two Haitian analysts discuss the likely outcome of Haiti's parliamentaryelections held on August 9, 2015. PLAY AUDIO
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Behind Haiti's Low Voter Turnout

Voters forced to squat over bricks stacked on the floor holding cardboarddivider in Route de Freres polling station in the capital of Port au Prince.Key polling stations were attacked by masked assailantsin the early morning hours and forced to close.Flashpoints analysis of parliamentary elections held in Haiti on August, 9, 2015Play Audio
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Haiti Flashback - May 2000 Elections

 #3771: Pina comments on the closing of the poles with conch horns blowing To: Haiti mailing list <haiti@lists.webster.edu>Subject: #3771: Pina comments on the closing of the poles with conch horns blowingFrom: Robert Corbett <bcorbett@netcom.com>Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 18:02:39 -0700 (PDT)Sender: owner-haiti@lists.webster.edu From: kevin pina <cariborganics@hotmail.com>  At
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Elections in Haiti and the continuing scandals of President Martelly

Flashpoints interviews political analyst Frantz Jerome about upcoming elections in Haiti and new scandals brewing for President Michel Martelly and his PHTK party.PLAY AUDIO
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The Price of Fame: Why Leading Artists and Intellectuals in Haiti supported the 2004 coup

A Vain Fascination: Writing from and about Haiti after the EarthquakeAuthor: Andrew LeakFirst published: 22 June 2013Full publication historyDOI: 10.1111/blar.12072View/save citationCited by: 0 articles Check for new citations AbstractIn the wake of the huge earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, Haiti instantly became the focus of media attention across the
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Haiti: Deportations, a new US Ambassador, Aid Scandals and the Upcoming Elections

 PLAY AUDIOFlashpoints interviews Senior Producer and Haiti correspondent Kevin Pina about the recent move by the Dominican Republic to forcibly repatriate thousands of people of Haitian descent, the new US Ambassador to Haiti and his role in counterinsurgency programs in Afghanistan, aid scandals including the American RedCross and, finally,  how the Clinton's are cashing in on a goldmine
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VCS Mining's missing web pages, Hillary Clinton and Haiti's gold

On March 6, 2015, VCS Mining was forced to respond to allegations it received a sweetheart deal in the form of contracts from the Martelly regime to begin exploitation of Haiti's largest gold fields. The allegations arose after it was discovered that Hillary Clinton's brother, Anthony "Tony" Rodham, was on the Board of Directors of VCS Mining.It should be noted that in February 2013, two years before
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Are foreigners hijacking Haiti's narrative and national identity?

As Samuel P. Huntington reminds us in this article about his book "The Clash of Civilizations?," The clash of civilizations thus occurs at two levels. At the micro- level, adjacent groups along the fault lines between civilizations struggle, often violently, over the control of territory and each other. At the macro-level, states from different civilizations compete
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