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In the wake of the assassination of Haiti’s president, this NACLA reading list offers background on the country’s political situation and social movements’ demands.
For members of Nou Pap Dòmi, a collective within Haiti’s PetroChallengers movement, the anti-corruption struggle is a space to imagine the kind of society they seek to create.
The United States’ systemic anti-Blackness at home and abroad shatters illusions of democracy in Haiti. Achieving true independence demands solidarity.
In Port-au-Prince, botched NGO and military inventions have fragmented urban space, triggering an explosive proliferation of violent armed groups.
Haiti’s president’s term has come to an end, but he refuses to step down. Solidarity is urgent.
The Covid-19 figures in Haiti don't reflect the reality on the ground.
While protests in Haiti today stem from decades of economic and political crisis, the current wave represents something unprecedented: a widespread crisis of faith in democracy and the neoliberal state.