Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Our Legacy of Shame in Haiti

Our Legacy of Shame in Haiti

Island is worse off without Aristide, and Canada shares blame.

View full article and comments here http:///Books/2008/02/26/Haiti/

By Claude Adams (on TheTyee.ca website)

From this article: ...Why did Aristide have to go? It's simple, says Peter Hallward, the author of a dense and meticulously researched new book called Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide and the Politics of Containment. Aristide had to go because "the movement he led (Lavalas, the Creole word for 'flood,') posed an intolerable threat to Haiti's comfortable ruling class."