Haitian Migrants at US-Mexico Border: An Exclusive Report

Cuartoscuro-aa

By Christiane Ndedi Essombe Haiti Chery California border, December 2016 The US-Mexico border witnessed at its doors in 2016 thousands of Haitians who sought to enter the US. At the San Ysidro port of entry alone, south of San Diego, over … Continue reading

Haiti’s Depopulation: A Globalist Project
Dady Chery

Chile-Haitian-Ally-Lydiems

By Dady Chery Haiti Chery A full two-thirds of the earthquake casualties in Haiti on January 12, 2010 were directly due to policies that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), World Bank, and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) put … Continue reading

Thoughts on Nature and the Descent of Man
Dady Chery

FritznerAlphonse_Partageant

By Dady Chery Haiti Chery When rumors of sightings of the ivory-billed woodpecker surfaced around spring 2006, the Nature Conservancy decided to girdle to death about three trees per acre near the bird’s potential habitat in an Arkansas swamp. The … Continue reading

Haiti’s Lead Export: Brazil’s New Slaves
Dady Chery

Brazilslaves-a300

By Dady Chery Haiti Chery It is a heritage of colonialism that its predatory economic systems outlast its victims’ independence declarations. And so today, paradoxically, slavery remains the top export of Haiti, the country that first broke its shackles. The … Continue reading

Violence, Arson Against Haitians in Dominican Republic
Dady Chery

AnseApitre

By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. For every embargo against the Dominican Republic (DR), there come a rash of repatriations and other abuses of Haitians. Rights groups call on the Haitian government to speak up for its nationals and denounce the abuses against them in the DR.

Hotel Workers Fight Back: Launch Global Boycott of Hyatt, Class-Action Suit Against Temp Agency

UNITE-HERE-Banner_sm

By Staff, UNITED HERE | Jenny Brown, Labor Notes. The hotel housekeepers union UNITE HERE gathered in Washington, D.C. on Monday, July 23 to launch an international boycott of Hyatt hotels under the banner “Hyatt Hurts.” The workers complain of injurious workloads and an employer who seeks to subcontract their jobs. In addition a class action suit is being launched on behalf of 3,000 Indiana hotel workers who estimate a liability of $10 million and claim that temporary agency employer Hospitality Staffing Solutions (HSS) regularly stole their wages and conspired with the hotels to blacklist them and deny them permanent jobs.

Lolita in the Dominican Republic

DR_Tourist

By Staff, Diario Libre | Humberta, Diaspora Women | Editorial comment by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. The Dominican Republic has the highest percentage of pregnant adolescents of all Latin American and Caribbean countries. According to the Statistical Yearbook of Public Health, there were 118,730 births in 2011, 60% of them to mothers under 18 years old. Moreover, 40% of these births were by Caesarian section. Instead of confronting these problems, Dominicans have focused on Haitian births.

Rights Groups: Stop Deportations of Haitians from U.S.

Interview of Drew Aiken, Defend Haiti | stophaitideportations.org | Press TV, YouTube. The U.S. has resumed the deportation of about 50 Haitians per month to Haiti since January 2011. Some of the deportees get detained in Haiti, including 34 year-old Wildrick Guerrier who died in prison of cholera. Many deportees have medical conditions for which they cannot get care or have U.S.-citizen children in the States whom they cannot support. Human Rights groups are calling for a consideration of humanitarian factors and a stop to the deportations.

Haitians Trafficked to Brazil to Work for Problematic French Utility GDF-SuezRebelión obrera retrasa grandes obras en Brasil

Brazil_Haitians_b

By Mario Osava, IPS. Unrest was predicted to break out at Jirau because: growth in wages has not kept up with the demand for labor, the large concentration of workers at enormous construction sites is leading to worker solidarity in the fight for improved wages and conditions, and the dam is being built by a foreign utility (GDF Suez) that provides terrible working conditions and allows little personal time to the workers. (English | Spanish)

Record Numbers Deported, Thousands of Their Children Taken By Current U.S. Administration

immigrants_children

By Staff, Huffington Post. More than 5,100 children were living in foster care in January 2012 because their parents were detained or deported, according to a study released by the Applied Research Center, which advocates for immigration reform.

From Haymarket to Occupy May 1, 2012: A Day Without the 99%

Occupy_bat_signal

By Syed Hussan, Mary-Elizabeth Dill, and Abeer Majeed, Rabble | Occupy Oakland | Occupy Wall Street | YouTube | Haiti Chery. Occupy May Day in Oakland and New York will be joined by workers the world over. Get informed about the events. Read about the contributions of immigrants to the history of labor and the designation of May 1st as International Workers’ Day. UPDATES: April 30, Peter Seeger’s ” L’Internationale”; May 1, videos of oakland protesters marching early in the day and of later attack on a young woman by police.

FCC Opens Air Waves to Low-Power FM Radio for Small U.S. Communities

RadioWaves

Press Release, Prometheus Radio Project | FCC. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to open the airwaves to Low Power FM (LPFM) stations; this will allow for the first new urban community radio stations in the U.S. in decades. The FCC will start to accept applications as early as Fall 2012.

Selma March 47 Years Later Unites Generations, Races For Voting, Immigrants’ Rights

No_Juan_Crow_sm

By Trymaine Lee, Huff Post Black Voices | Ed Treleven and Mary Spicuzza, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. People of all ages, races and from throughout the U.S. joined immigrants for a one-week march from Selma to Montgomery on March 3-9 to protest the HB-56 law in Alabama and voter-identification laws of several U.S. states. UPDATES: Mar 7, Wisconsin judge halts enforcement of voter ID law; Mar 12, Second Wisconsin judge strikes down the law; Mar 12, US Justice Department rejects the Texas voter ID law.

Over 15,000 Haitians Repatriated from Dominican Republic in 2011

By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. Authorities in the Dominican Republic repatriated over 15,000 Haitian nationals in 2011. Individual interviews by the Support Group for Repatriated and Refugees GARR uncovered a pattern of sudden removals, sometimes at night: practices that disregard a Memorandum of Agreement on Repatriation Mechanisms signed by Haiti and the Dominican Republic.