Haiti as a Testament to Human Resistance

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Tweet By Kim Ives Haiti Chery Review of Dady Chery’s book, We Have Dared to Be Free: Haiti’s Struggle Against Occupation, and discussions of this work with Dr. Chery on WBAI 99.5 FM’s radio program, Lanbi Call. Every definable chapter of recent … Continue reading

Haiti’s Ecological Tale of the Love Between a Girl and a Fish
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Tweet Tezen Nan Dlo By Dady Chery Haiti Chery About the story. Tezen Nan Dlo is one of Haiti’s most popular folk tales. The Kreyòl “te” indicates the past tense, and “zen” means “hook.” At its heart are the enticements of the natural … Continue reading

Dady Chery and Eric Draitser Discuss Imperialism and Colonialism in Haiti
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Tweet Interview of Dady Chery with Eric Draitser Haiti Chery Eric Draitser: Today I have the amazing special opportunity to speak to someone whom I really admire, really respect, whose work I follow regularly, and I think we’re all going … Continue reading

Haitian-Born Author Dady Chery Discusses ‘We have Dared to Be Free’ With Anita Stewart – Part I
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Tweet The following interview was originally broadcast on Wise Women Media on August 5, 2015 and later rebroadcast as a three-part series on Challenging the Rhetoric, on August 26-28. For the audio for the first part of the series, scroll … Continue reading

Dessalines’ Ideal of Equality for Haiti

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Tweet By Michel-Ange Cadet Haiti Chery The last clouds of smoke dissipate after the deafening sounds of cannons at Vertières. Bodies, bruised, bloodied, are spread out on the road. Streams of bloods mix with the torrential rains and flow to … Continue reading

Interview: Haitian-Born Author Dady Chery Dissects Haiti’s Ongoing Occupation

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Interview of Dady Chery With Gilbert Mercier, Haiti Chery | New Junkie Post. A few months ago we decided to launch News Junkie Post Press, aka NJP Press. Dady Chery will be the first author published by us; Gilbert Mercier will be next in line. On the occasion, Mercier introduced Chery’s book and conducted this interview.

Dady Chery’s Book ‘We Have Dared to Be Free’ 1st from NJP Press, July 28, 2015

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Interview of Dady Chery With Gilbert Mercier, Haiti Chery | New Junkie Post. A few months ago we decided to launch News Junkie Post Press, aka NJP Press. Dady Chery will be the first author published by us; Gilbert Mercier will be next in line. On the occasion, Mercier introduced Chery’s book and conducted this interview.

Humanitarian Imperialism: Aid as a Trojan Horse
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Tweet By Dady Chery Haiti Chery We lived sustainably, with color and panache Long before the word sustainable became fashionable, before Scott and Helen Nearing experimented with non-establishment living in the 1930s and concluded that their project had failed because … Continue reading

Le festin des dieux: Lien du Vodou à l’agriculture d’Haïti et aux ancêtres
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Par Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | News Junkie Post. La religion et la culture haïtienne sont intimement liées à l’agriculture locale, à tel point que les cérémonies de Vaudou sont habituellement appelées manje lwa: festin des dieux. Nos lwa (dieux, esprits, divinités) doivent être nourris.

Food for the Gods: Link of Vodou to Haiti’s Agriculture, a Legacy of the Ancestors
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Tweet By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Haitian religion and culture are so linked to local agriculture that Vodou ceremonies are routinely called manje lwa: food for the gods. Our lwa (gods, spirits, deities) must be fed. They are not eternal … Continue reading

Haiti’s Leadership Against Imperialism

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Tweet   By Michel-Ange Cadet Haiti Chery Negro: that’s what they called us. Not to designate our person but mainly to assert a supposed supremacy which they believed themselves to hold and in the name of which we had to … Continue reading

Francois Duvalier Interview in English, 1968

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By Alan Whicker and Frank Pocklington, BBC, ITV, Yorkshire Television | Editorial comment by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. Selected scenes of 1968 Haiti, plus a remarkably extensive and candid interview, in English, between a quite fearless British reporting team and Francois Duvalier.

GDP, Money and the World Cup
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Tweet By Gilbert Mercier and Dady Chery Haiti Chery No. It’s not only a game. The World Cup is about money. Lots of it. Quite apart from the $15 billion that Brazil spent “pacifying” the favelas and building stadiums in … Continue reading

Homage to My Mothers: Restavek, Vodou, and Haiti’s Stolen Children
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Tweet   By Dady Chery Haiti Chery “There are no orphans in Haiti!” After a long silence at the other end of the line, my friend Jordan murmurs: “Come again?” He must be thinking I lost my senses. I realize … Continue reading