Haiti Must Invalidate Decree to Cede La Gonave


Editorial comment Has Haiti’s 38-square-mile offshore island, Ile de La Gonâve been sold outright to foreign interests or transformed into a tax haven where Haiti maintains ownership only of the territory? Neither of these. Not if we fight. On January 7, 2016 Michel Martelly published a … Continue reading

Land Grab at Ile a Vache: Haiti’s Peasants Fight Back
Dady Chery


  By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Before Haiti’s Prime Minister declared all of Haiti’s offshore islands to be Zones of Tourism Development and Public Utility, he did not consult with the residents of the islands whose lands would be appropriated. … Continue reading

Constitution of the Republic of Haiti, 1987 | Constitution de la République d’Haïti, 1987


By National Constituent Assembly of Haiti, March 10, 1987. The Haitian people proclaim this constitution to ensure their inalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, in conformity with the Act of Independence of 1804 and the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Man of 1948. (French | English)