10 Reasons Why UN Occupation of Haiti Must End
Dady Chery

A demonstrator runs to avoid tear gas fired by police and UN soldiers during a protest in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010. Following days of rioting in northern Haiti over suspicions that U.N. soldiers introduced a cholera epidemic that has killed more than 1,000 people, protesters in Haiti's capital clashed with police Thursday lashing out at U.N. peacekeepers and the government, blocking roads and attacking foreigners' vehicles. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

By Dady Chery Haiti Chery The worst crime of the United Nations Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), which the UN Security Council extended on April 13, 2017 and will rename United Nations Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH) after October 15, … Continue reading

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When Will MINUSTAH Leave Haiti?
Dady Chery

A man sharpens his machete inside Port-au-Prince's Petionville Club, a golf and tennis resort where some 50,000 Haitians displaced by the earthquake have set up makeshift shelters. The residents of the sprawling camp have also opened barbershops, beauty salons, and a market.

UPDATES UPDATE #2, June 20, 2017. In a continuing joke on Haitians, MINUSTAH will soon be replaced by MINUJUSTH, a smaller group of blue-capped paramilitary police that will continue to occupy the Haitian territory and exterminate from it all patriotic fervor. The JU in the acronym stands for … Continue reading

Corruption by ‘Peacekeeping’: The Lure of Foreign Exchange

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By Staff, AFP via AsiaOne | Editorial comment by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. Bangladeshi UN “peacekeepers” have sent home nearly $1.24 billion during the past three years. In 2010 Bangladesh sent its first female MINUSTAH contingent — a group of 110 — to Haiti to support the military occupation that followed a US-France-Canada coup against democratically elected president Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

Guinea Fowl or Pintade: a Photo Essay
Dady Chery

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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. In his book, “L’Oiseau Nègre: L’Aventure des Pintades Dionysiaques”, Jean-Marie Lamblard follows pintades from Pharaonic Egypt to Alexandria, Greece, Abyssinia, Venice, Africa, and America in reverse order and includes the role of “oiseaux negres” in Haitian Vodou, where they are a symbol of the runaway slave because these birds reclaimed their freedom immediately after being introduced on the island in the early 16th century.By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. In his book, “L’Oiseau Nègre: L’Aventure des Pintades Dionysiaques”, Jean-Marie Lamblard follows pintades from Pharaonic Egypt to Alexandria, Greece, Abyssinia, Venice, Africa, and America in reverse order and includes the role of “oiseaux negres” in Haitian Vodou, where they are a symbol of the runaway slave because these birds reclaimed their freedom immediately after being introduced on the island in the early 16th century.By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. In his book, “L’Oiseau Nègre: L’Aventure des Pintades Dionysiaques”, Jean-Marie Lamblard follows pintades from Pharaonic Egypt to Alexandria, Greece, Abyssinia, Venice, Africa, and America in reverse order and includes the role of “oiseaux negres” in Haitian Vodou, where they are a symbol of the runaway slave because these birds reclaimed their freedom immediately after being introduced on the island in the early 16th century.