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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag: United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)

Merten, mercenaries, marionettes and the media blackout on Haiti

“What is wrong with Haiti?” is provocatively offered as a question, along with apologies to the great essayist, G.K. Chesterton. The answer to what is wrong with Haiti is that the hand wringers, meaning those of goodwill who profess undying love for the tiny island nation never seem to ask what is right. Nor do they attempt to discern the source of wrongdoing. For over two centuries, Haiti has balanced on a fulcrum. Heaven and hell hang in the balance and only God knows the outcome.

Singing and praying at night in Port-au-Prince

Several hundred people had gathered to sing, clap and pray in an intersection here by 9 o’clock last night, a little more than four hours after an earthquake had devastated much of the Haitian capital.

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