‘Haiti is on its knees,’ PM says as earthquake deaths top 2,100 & tens of thousands of families left homeless

Haiti has recorded more than 2,100 deaths following a powerful earthquake that wounded more than 12,000 and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, while over 115,000 families displaced by the disaster continue to seek refuge. … Read More >‘Haiti is on its knees,’ PM says as earthquake deaths top 2,100 & tens of thousands of families left homeless

DOD: Alleged Colombian assassins trained in US

Jesse Ventura and Brigida Santos consider the State Department’s admission that seven of the alleged assassins of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse had received prior training in the US. They also discuss how the first batch of Marines for the Space Force is shaping up. Finally, Ajamu Baraka talks about the colonial history of Haiti and brings us up to date on the latest news from an unsettled Cuba. … Read More >DOD: Alleged Colombian assassins trained in US

US ties to suspected Haiti assassins follow long history of neocolonial intervention

As ties emerge between the US government and the suspected assassins of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, scholar Jemima Pierre analyzes Moïse’s legacy and murder within the long history of neocolonial US intervention in Haiti. … Read More >US ties to suspected Haiti assassins follow long history of neocolonial intervention

Biden to send Marines to guard US Embassy in Haiti, but says broader deployment ‘not on the agenda at this moment’

American Marines will be sent to the US Embassy in Haiti, President Joe Biden said, though he added that a larger deployment to stabilize the country in the wake of President Jovenel Moise’s assassination is “not on the agenda.” … Read More >Biden to send Marines to guard US Embassy in Haiti, but says broader deployment ‘not on the agenda at this moment’

Ex-military were conned into assassination of Haitian leader, Colombia’s president says, though some were willing participants

Colombian President Iván Duque has revealed that a small pocket of his country’s ex-military arrested over the assassination of Haiti’s Jovenel Moïse knew about the plot in advance, while others in the group were blindsided. … Read More >Ex-military were conned into assassination of Haitian leader, Colombia’s president says, though some were willing participants

Haiti requested US troops & UN peacekeepers to secure ‘key infrastructure’ after president’s assassination – reports

Haiti approached both the US and the United Nations for security aid soon after the murder of President Jovenel Moise, asking them to deploy soldiers to guard infrastructure in the event of unrest, according to multiple reports. … Read More >Haiti requested US troops & UN peacekeepers to secure ‘key infrastructure’ after president’s assassination – reports

American totalitarianism, new nukes, US-Cuba relations, Jovenel Moïse assassinated

Lee Camp looks into how Western notions of authoritarianism are disconnected from reality. The talking heads of imperialist propaganda will attack the enemies of US empire – with or without evidence – for economic inequality, a lack of freedom, illegitimate elections and whatever they think they can get away with saying. … Read More >American totalitarianism, new nukes, US-Cuba relations, Jovenel Moïse assassinated

Haiti’s president killed by ‘foreign hit squad’ of ex-Colombian military & Haitian-Americans, 11 arrested inside ‘Taiwan embassy’

Haiti’s national police force has claimed that two Americans and 26 Colombians were responsible for the assassination of President Jovenel Moise, while Taiwan has confirmed that 11 arrests were made at its diplomatic compound. … Read More >Haiti’s president killed by ‘foreign hit squad’ of ex-Colombian military & Haitian-Americans, 11 arrested inside ‘Taiwan embassy’