Haiti’s long fight for freedom with Pascal Robert, EU Denying Africans Asylum

Naomi Karavani is joined by Pascal Robert. He’s a contributor to the Black Agenda Report and the host of the ‘This Is Revolution’ podcast. They start the conversation on new reporting revealing that the assassins of Haitian President Jovenel Moise were searching for a list of drug kingpins when they raided his home. … Read More >Haiti’s long fight for freedom with Pascal Robert, EU Denying Africans Asylum

Haitian gang demand $17 million for release of kidnapped US and Canadian Christian missionaries

An armed gang that kidnapped 17 members of a US missionary group in Haiti last week are demanding $1 million each for their release, the Haitian justice minister told US media, adding that five children were among those abducted. … Read More >Haitian gang demand $17 million for release of kidnapped US and Canadian Christian missionaries

Armed gang kidnaps up to 17 American Christian missionaries, including children, in Haiti – reports

Between 15 and 17 US missionaries and their families are reportedly being held by a gang in Haiti. Although the country is infamous for kidnappings, the abduction of such a large group of foreigners is nonetheless unusual. … Read More >Armed gang kidnaps up to 17 American Christian missionaries, including children, in Haiti – reports

‘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