In Haiti, where the U.S. government wages what amounts to low-intensity war, the balance of forces does not favor the people.
In spite of possible fraud Haiti's Provisional Elections Council recently announced Michel Martelly has apparently won the runoff elections by a landslide over former First Lady Mirlande Manigat.
Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide returned to Haiti this morning after a seven-year period of exile in South Africa.
Many are urging authorities to stop deportations until after the Haitian cholera epidemic has subsided.
Under intense international pressure, Haiti's election board has announced that it is excluding Jude Celestin, candidate of President Rene Preval's INTE Party, from runoff presidential elections scheduled for March 20.
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The return of former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier to Haiti has further unsettled an already chaotic situation.
Foreign intervention in Haiti is as problematic as ever, including food aid that is undoing Haiti's economy and independence.
New investigations reveal that the cholera epidemic in ravaged Haiti may have started out in a camp for Nepalese UN peacekeepers.
Cuban doctors care for 4o percent of Haitians suffering from cholera.