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 Oct. 15, … Continue reading

Prison Aid to Haiti for Captive Slave Labor
Dady Chery

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By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Haiti’s incarceration rate of roughly 100 prisoners per 100,000 citizens in 2016 was the lowest in the Caribbean. Nevertheless, there is a systematic campaign underway for more prisons. Canada and Norway have each given one … Continue reading

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 #1, March 23, 2017. Do not be fooled by the United Nations’ recent fielding of the idea that it would withdraw from Haiti by removing its 2,370 troops from the country by October 2017. First of all, since … Continue reading

The Pulse of Climate Change
Dady Chery

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By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery | News Junkie Post. The Haitian impression of being in the center of a world vortex could not be truer when it comes to climate change. As a result of carbon (mostly carbon dioxide and methane) emissions due burning of fossil fuels by industrialized countries, global sea levels have risen one inch over the last decade alone.

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.

Parents, Protestors and 2 Million Petitioners Call for Justice for Trayvon

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Petition by Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, Change | Rebecca Davis, Daily Maverick | You Tube | Haiti Chery. In a petition signed by 2 million, Trayvon Martin’s parents call for justice and write: “At the age of nine, Trayvon pulled his father from a burning kitchen, saving his life. He loved sports and horseback riding. At only 17 he had a bright future ahead of him with dreams of attending college and becoming an aviation mechanic….” Trayvon was shot dead in Sanford, Florida on Feb 26th by a man called George Zimmerman who has still not been charged or arrested and said Trayvon looked “suspicious.” UPDATE (Huffington Post, Mar 28): Haitian-Americans lead Trayvon Martin march and rally for justice in Little Haiti. UPDATE (MSNBC, Apr 11): George Zimmerman is in custody and will be charged with 2nd degree murder.

Jamaican Wildlife Threatened By International Biopiracy

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By Zadie Neufville, IPS | Haiti Chery. News of Vienna’s Schoenbrunn Zoo’s newest attraction shocked Jamaican authorities. The unlikely stars: a flock of 45 endangered Jamaican Amazon parrots, hatched from eggs smuggled out of the island in rum-cake boxes.

Neighborhood Protests Murders of 3 Black Men By New York Police in a Week (June 12 UPDATE)

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By Peter Daniels, WSWS | WPIX, You Tube | Democracy Now! | Haiti Chery. New York Police killed three black men aged 17 to 22 last week, including unarmed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham, a youth of Jamaican ancestry who was shot in the chest at close range in the bathroom of his Bronx apartment, in front of his family. UPDATES: Video of police breaking into apartment; June 12th indictment of New York police officer Richard Haste.

Life Thrives Deep Below Caribbean Sea Floor at 450 Degrees C

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By Staff, SPX via Terra Daily | Photos and You Tube video, Courtesy of University of Southampton and of NOC | Assembled by Haiti Chery. The world’s deepest undersea volcanic vent is the Cayman Trough 5 kilometers (about 3 miles) below the Cayman islands in the Caribbean. The hot springs, probably hotter than 450 °C, are shooting mineral-laden water upward into the sea by more than a kilometer (0.6 mile). Nevertheless, throngs of shrimp and sea anemones live around these vents.

Cuba Strengthens Regional TiesCuba fortalece lazos con su región sin descuidar su frente norte

By Patricia Grogg, IPS | Anna Ramdass, Trinidad Express. President Raúl Castro recently traveled to Trinidad and Tobago to participate in the 4th Cuba-CARICOM summit. CARICOM chairman Dr Denzil Douglas has since called on the U.S. to put an immediate end to the trade embargo against Cuba. Cuba maintains diplomatic ties with CARICOM’s 14 members, including Haiti. (English | Spanish)

China on ‘Harmonious Mission’ in the Caribbean to Show It’s a Responsible Power

MercoPress via Haiti Chery. China’s People’s Liberation Army “Peace Ark” ship carries more than 100 medical volunteers who are providing free surgery, CAT scans, eye care and other procedures to Jamaica’s needy.MercoPress via Haiti Chery. China’s People’s Liberation Army “Peace Ark” ship carries more than 100 medical volunteers who are providing free surgery, CAT scans, eye care and other procedures to Jamaica’s needy.MercoPress via Haiti Chery. China’s People’s Liberation Army “Peace Ark” ship carries more than 100 medical volunteers who are providing free surgery, CAT scans, eye care and other procedures to Jamaica’s needy.MercoPress via Haiti Chery. China’s People’s Liberation Army “Peace Ark” ship carries more than 100 medical volunteers who are providing free surgery, CAT scans, eye care and other procedures to Jamaica’s needy.

Rainwater Harvesting Ideal Source of Freshwater for Haiti

With no piped water, residents of Genus, St. Elizabeth depend on rainwater for domestic and agricultural purposes. Here, a woman harvests water from a tank into which rainwater is channeled from the roofs of two nearby buildings (photo: Ian Allen).

By Jose Pavero and others, In: Source Book of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rainwater harvesting is not used in Haiti, but over half a million people in the Caribbean get at least some of their water by this method. Rain-catchment systems are easy to build and operate and cost little to run.By Jose Pavero and others, In: Source Book of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rainwater harvesting is not used in Haiti, but over half a million people in the Caribbean get at least some of their water by this method. Rain-catchment systems are easy to build and operate and cost little to run.By Jose Pavero and others, In: Source Book of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Rainwater harvesting is not used in Haiti, but over half a million people in the Caribbean get at least some of their water by this method. Rain-catchment systems are easy to build and operate and cost little to run.

Venezuela-Cuba Undersea Cable to Start Operating in July

By Staff, Dominican Today | Radio Rebelde | |Ian James, AP via Valley News. A recently-instaled Venezuelan-Cuban undersea cable will begin operating in July. The cable connects Cuba to the Internet via both Venezuela and Jamaica. An extension is planned to reach Haiti and the Dominican Republic.By Staff, Dominican Today | Radio Rebelde |Ian James, Valley News (AP). A recently-instaled Venezuelan-Cuban undersea cable will begin operating in July. The cable connects Cuba to the Internet via both Venezuela and Jamaica. An extension is planned to reach Haiti and the Dominican Republic.By Staff, Dominican Today | Radio Rebelde |Ian James, Valley News (AP). A recently-instaled Venezuelan-Cuban undersea cable will begin operating in July. The cable connects Cuba to the Internet via both Venezuela and Jamaica. An extension is planned to reach Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Full Moon Over Haiti and Chile

By Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. A remarkable aspect of the recent Haitian and Chilean earthquakes was the swift mobilization of military force to protect property instead of persons.By Dady Chery, Axis of Logic. A remarkable aspect of the recent Haitian and Chilean earthquakes was the swift mobilization of military force to protect property instead of persons.By Dady Chery, Axis of Logic. A remarkable aspect of the recent Haitian and Chilean earthquakes was the swift mobilization of military force to protect property instead of persons.