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Paramilitary gangs join UN force in preying on Haitian population

by Dady Chery, Haiti Chery For several weeks, armed groups of young Black men, presumably Haitian and too young to be veterans of the Haitian...

Haiti’s food crisis: Imposing hunger on the people of Haiti

In Haiti, they have a name for hunger. It's called Clorox hunger - meaning something that eats you from the inside. But it's an imposed hunger, an imposed starvation on the people of Haiti. It has a history. Until the 1980s, Haiti was self sufficient in rice production. But with the lowering of tariffs, Haitians got what we call "Miami" rice. Haiti was flooded with cheap rice imports and Haitian peasants couldn't compete.