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

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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

Un poème par René Depestre: ‘La révolution sans fétiches’

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Par René Depestre, du receuil En Etat de Poésie (Les Editeurs Réunis Francais, Paris, 1980) | Haiti Chery. Il y a ceux qui crient sur tous les toits / Vive la Révolution! / derrière ce cri se cache parfois le voeu / secret que la révolution se casse une jambe….

Anti-US Protests Spread Throughout Muslim WorldLes manifestations anti américaines se propagent à tous les pays du monde musulman

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By Alex Lantier, WSWS. Protests that began one week ago at US embassies in Egypt and Libya are rapidly spreading throughout the Muslim world. The protests reflect broad popular opposition to Washington’s wars, its violation of elementary democratic rights in the conduct of the “war on terror,” and its exploitation of the region as a source of cheap labor. (English | French)

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.

Tunisian Pirate Party Inaugurated

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By Monia Ghanmi, Magharebia | Nate Anderson Ars Technica | Haiti Chery. Tunisian bloggers have formed the first anti-censorship political party in Africa and the Arab world: the Tunisian Pirate Party. “The ideology of this party is freedom and use of the internet as infrastructure and democracy, because free Internet is an indicator of democratic nations.” – Slim Amamou

Tunisians ‘Occupy’ Police, Courts, GovernmentLes Tunisiens continuent à affronter la police, les tribunaux, le gouvernement

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By Staff, Tunisia News Agency. In Zarzis, Tunisia, youths stormed a police station and freed a friend who had been arrested for suspicion of damage to property; in Kebili, relatives of several individuals who had been arrested in September have been blocking the activities of a military court for over three days so as to get them transferred to civil justice; in Mazouna, a general strike is in effect to demand provision in the budget for the agricultural sector, reopening of factories, electricity, and clean water. These are just a few examples. (English | French)

Tunisia Unveils New CabinetLa Tunisie présente son nouveau gouvernement

By Houda Trabelsi, Magharebia. Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali on Thursday (December 22nd) presented his government to the Constituent Assembly. Tunisia’s first democratic government promises to create tens of thousands of new jobs. (English | French)

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By Eileen Byrne, The Guardian. There was an atmosphere of quiet pride in what has so far been a largely peaceful period of democratic transition. Hundreds of Tunisians gathered in the street outside, voicing demands…. Even in the street, good-humoured dialogue prevailed.

Understanding Tunisia’s Elections Results

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By Esam Al-Amin, OpEd News. Nearly 90% of all Tunisian registered voters participated, with some waiting as long as four hours to cast their votes. The huge win by Ennahda, followed by Congress for the Republic (CPR), represents a total break from the parties and political movements of the corrupt and repressive era of Ben Ali.

A Night in Tunisia – Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval, and Friends

This playful performance of “A Night in Tunisia” in Havana in 1985 is offered as a bow to the Tunisian Revolution. Be sure to catch the brief commentary by Dizzy. Incidentally, Dizzy discovered Arturo. DCThis playful performance of “A Night in Tunisia” in Havana in 1985 is offered as a bow to the Tunisian Revolution. Be sure to catch the brief commentary by Dizzy. Incidentally, Dizzy discovered Arturo. DCThis playful performance of “A Night in Tunisia” in Havana in 1985 is offered as a bow to the Tunisian Revolution. Be sure to catch the brief commentary by Dizzy. Incidentally, Dizzy discovered Arturo. DC

Tunisian Revolution Is Real and Resilient

By Fabrizio Tassinari, Rasmus Alenius Boserup, Project Syndicate via Al Jazeera | Jake Lippincott, IPS | Editorial Comment by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery. The word “revolution” is so casually bandied about these days that it is quickly losing all meaning. Nevertheless real revolutions are happening. Tunisia’s is a case in point.By Fabrizio Tassinari, Rasmus Alenius Boserup, Project Syndicate via Al Jazeera | Jake Lippincott,IPS | Editorial Comment by Haiti Chery. The word “revolution” is so casually bandied about these days that it is quickly losing all meaning. Nevertheless real revolutions are happening. Tunisia’s is a case in point.By Fabrizio Tassinari, Rasmus Alenius Boserup, Project Syndicate via Al Jazeera | Jake Lippincott,IPS | Editorial Comment by Haiti Chery. The word “revolution” is so casually bandied about these days that it is quickly losing all meaning. Nevertheless real revolutions are happening. Tunisia’s is a case in point.

Scientists Hail Africa’s Steps Into Space

By Staff Writers, AFP via Space Daily | NASRDA | Stephen Clark, Spaceflight Now. Last month Nigeria launched two satellites, Nigeriasat 2 and Nigeriasat X, used for forestry, mapping, disaster monitoring and security applications. In 2009 South Africa launched SumbandilaSat and last year formed its own space agency.By Staff WritersAFP via Space Daily | NASRDA | Stephen Clark, Spaceflight Now. Last month Nigeria launched two satellites, Nigeriasat 2 and Nigeriasat X, used for forestry, mapping, disaster monitoring and security applications. In 2009 South Africa launched SumbandilaSat and last year formed its own space agency.By Staff WritersAFP via Space Daily | NASRDA | Stephen Clark, Spaceflight Now. Last month Nigeria launched two satellites, Nigeriasat 2 and Nigeriasat X, used for forestry, mapping, disaster monitoring and security applications. In 2009 South Africa launched SumbandilaSat and last year formed its own space agency.

Press Release: Understanding Land Investment Deals in Africa

Press Release, Oakland Institute. ” The same financial firms that drove us into a global recession by inflating the real estate bubble through risky financial maneuvers are now doing the same with the world’s food supply.”Press Release, Oakland Institute. ” The same financial firms that drove us into a global recession by inflating the real estate bubble through risky financial maneuvers are now doing the same with the world’s food supply.”Press Release, Oakland Institute. ” The same financial firms that drove us into a global recession by inflating the real estate bubble through risky financial maneuvers are now doing the same with the world’s food supply.”